Minolta AF 28mm F2 RS A-mount lens review by brororn

reviewer#7078 date: Mar-13-2010
sharpness: 4.5
color: 5
build: 4
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 MP; 24MP24 MP; 36MP36 MP; 42MP42 MP; 61MP61 MP
ownership:I own this lens
compared to:K-M 17-35/2.8-4
Sony Zeiss 24-70/2.8
Minolta 28-135/4-4.5
price paid:450 EUR (used, mint)
positive:Optics very good, small
negative:Some corner problems wide open
comment:A very good walk-around wide angle. Corners between F/2-F/4 soft but still gives good results in appropriate situations (e.g. inside). Very good when stopped down to F/5.6, perfect at F/8.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 11
  • sharpness: 4.95
  • color: 5.00
  • build: 4.91
  • distortion: 4.82
  • flare control: 4.45
  • overall: 4.83
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