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

reviewer#27610 date: Jun-15-2016
sharpness: 4
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 5
flare control: 3
overall: 4.4
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 have experience with this lens
compared to:Minolta 28-105 RS
Minolta 24-85 Original
Minolta 28-135
Minolta 35-105
price paid:400 GBP used (2012)
positive:Nice IQ
Awesome build
negative:Soft at larger apertures
Expensive for what it delivers
comment:Good, but expensive.
Even amongst the older Minolta lenses there are better options

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 70
  • sharpness: 4.66
  • color: 5.00
  • build: 4.96
  • distortion: 4.89
  • flare control: 4.24
  • overall: 4.75
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