Minolta AF 28-85mm F3.5-4.5 A-mount lens review by Photopia

reviewer#12053 date: Dec-9-2014
sharpness: 4.5
color: 4
build: 5
distortion: 4
flare control: 3
overall: 4.1
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 MP24MP24 MP36MP36 MP42MP42 MP
ownership:I own this lens
compared to:Sigma 18-250 DC HSM
Minolta 70-210 f4 Beercan
Minolta 50 f1.7
Sony SAM 18-55 kit
Sony SEL 70-210 f4 G OSS
Sony SEL 35 f1.8 OSS
price paid:$100 used
positive:Good color and detail. Macro functionality useful for close focusing.
negative:High CA near backlit contract areas. Heavy.
comment:Good medium range zoom.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 111
  • sharpness: 4.29
  • color: 4.68
  • build: 4.86
  • distortion: 4.16
  • flare control: 3.61
  • overall: 4.32
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