Minolta AF 28-85mm F3.5-4.5 A-mount lens review by bertran2

reviewer#8636 date: Feb-7-2011
sharpness: 5
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 4
flare control: 4
overall: 4.6
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:Minolta 24-105
Sigma 28-135
Sony 18-70
price paid:85 USD (used)
positive:Sharp
Great colors
Very well built
negative:A little heavy
Small manual focus ring
comment:This lens is much more sharper than the 18-70 kit lens.
But not as sharp as 24-105 that i have.
On APS-C is not wide enough but other than that it is very versatile lens.
The weight is not as big problem as i thought that time.

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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