Minolta AF 28mm F2.8 A-mount lens review by brikas

reviewer#11001 date: Mar-27-2013
sharpness: 4.5
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 5
flare control: 3
overall: 4.5
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 used to own this lens
compared to:Sony DT 50mm F/1.8
price paid:35 GBP (used)
positive:+Superb build quality.
+Nice AF.
comment:Nice and compact prime, superb build quality. I like screw AF a bit more than the SAM in-built motor, it sounds better and feels a bit faster too.

Sold now, I will replace it with Sony DT 30mm F/2.8 macro, more features just for few extra pounds.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 142
  • sharpness: 4.24
  • color: 4.64
  • build: 4.52
  • distortion: 4.27
  • flare control: 3.85
  • overall: 4.31
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