Minolta AF 28-80mm F4-5.6 A-mount lens review by Sublimity

reviewer#5658 date: Jul-6-2009
sharpness: 2.5
color: 3
build: 2
distortion: 4
flare control: 4
overall: 3.1
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:
positive:A small bit better than the 18-70 Kit lens as it's marginally sharper when stopped down.
negative:Like the kit lens, the 28-80 is fully plastic that's very soft unless stopped down. When stopped down to F8, it's a tiny bit better than the kit lens.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 19
  • sharpness: 3.61
  • color: 4.11
  • build: 3.63
  • distortion: 3.95
  • flare control: 3.53
  • overall: 3.76
Dyxum.com - Home of the alpha system photographer
In memory of Cameron Hill - brettania