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

reviewer#6304 date: Oct-31-2009
sharpness: 2.5
color: 4
build: 3
distortion: 4
flare control: 3
overall: 3.3
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:Sigma 50mm F1.4, Sony 11-18, Canon 50mm F1.8, Canon 18-55
price paid:€40 (used)
positive:-zoom range
-fine lens as a starter lens
negative:-lots of chromatic aberrations
-lame sharpness
-build quality
comment:A true kit/budget lens.
If you want qualtiy, don't buy this, if you're on a budget, just use the supplied kit lens (18-55 or 18-70).

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
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