Minolta AF 300mm F4 HS APO G A-mount lens review by Cekari

reviewer#1452 date: Nov-20-2006
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:M 70-200/2.8 SSM Apo D G
M 70-210/4 (beercan)
price paid:$1500 se comments
Very fast AF even with M1.4x TC O and still top sharpness.
negative:No 'D' coating
The mount of the hood.
NO AF with the M 2x TC
comment:Another top lens from minolta.
As it's not to heavy compared with dcaps 'deercan' it's a very good lens to bring for walkaround shots with just a monopod.
Just loves it.

Included in the price was also a M 1.4x TC O and a M 2x TC O.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 36
  • sharpness: 4.85
  • color: 4.86
  • build: 4.75
  • distortion: 4.83
  • flare control: 4.78
  • overall: 4.81
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