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

reviewer#3253 date: Feb-11-2008
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:KM 200 APO HS G
Sony 500 f/8 reflex
Sony 70-200 SSM G
price paid:800€
AF speed
negative:CA wide open
comment:Great lens I love the sharpness but I hate the CA when wide open. Focus is very fast you can use the limiter which makes it even faster.Also sharp enough with Minolta 1.5x TC 2x TC does not support AF

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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