Minolta AF 28-80mm F3.5-5.6 II A-mount lens review by Dlkillwaterbear

reviewer#10445 date: Aug-11-2012
sharpness: 4
color: 4
build: 3
distortion: 4
flare control: 4
overall: 3.8
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 MP24MP24 MP36MP36 MP42MP42 MP
ownership:I own this lens
compared to:Sony 18-55 kit lens
price paid:50(SGD)
positive:Sharp although not tack sharp
Nice contrast and colors
Light and cheap
Produces nice flare
negative:Flare a little too much and lens hood is redundant.
comment:Overall a nice lens to use for events due to it's versatile focal length and light weight. It's cheap as well.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 24
  • sharpness: 3.52
  • color: 4.04
  • build: 3.04
  • distortion: 3.54
  • flare control: 3.42
  • overall: 3.51
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