Minolta AF 28-70mm F2.8 G A-mount lens review by tsanyi123

reviewer#5906 date: Aug-25-2009
sharpness: 5
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 5
flare control: 5
overall: 5
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:
price paid:750 EUR
positive:great colours
build quality
great bokeh
internal focus system
focus hold button
filter doesn't rotate while focusing and zooming
comment:It was my 1st G lens and I think it was great choice, a little bit expensive, but it's worth. Like a tank!
I changed the original circle hood for a hand-made flower-type bayonet hood.

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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