Minolta AF 28-70mm F2.8 G A-mount lens review by micahtd

reviewer#1860 date: Feb-19-2007
sharpness: 5
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 5
flare control: 4
overall: 4.8
tested on:
  • film camera:Film camera
  • APS-C: 6MP6 MP; 10MP10 MP; 12MP12 MP; 14MP14 MP; 16MP16 MP; 20MP20 MP; 24MP24 MP
  • full frame: 12MP12 MP; 24MP24 MP; 36MP36 MP; 42MP42 MP; 61MP61 MP
ownership:I own this lens
compared to:Minolta 24-105mm
price paid:650 USD (used)
positive:Excellent sharpness and beautiful bokeh. Great contrast and overall performance.
negative:On the slow side for focusing. Minimum focusing distance could be closer.
comment:This is my main lens and it stays on my camera most of the time. I love the picture I get with this lens. It is a little heavy but it feels good in my hands, very well built. The lens hood is a joke, I don't see it having any affect being that it is so short.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 69
  • sharpness: 4.65
  • color: 5.00
  • build: 4.96
  • distortion: 4.88
  • flare control: 4.25
  • overall: 4.75
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