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

reviewer#9898 date: Feb-6-2012
sharpness: 5
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 5
flare control: 5
overall: 5
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:Minolta - AF 28 F2
Minolta - AF 35 F2 RS
Minolta - AF 35 F1.4
price paid:660 USD (mint)
positive:-Sharp at widest!
-Colors
-Small size
-Resist flare better by old version (slightly)
-Better build finish than old version
negative:None!
comment:Finally got a RS version for a reasonable price, I prefer the matte finish over the old glossy one. RS version also have circular aperture and new coating.

Get one while you can! From my experience the 28 F2 is the most common of the F2s I seen on the market.

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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