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

reviewer#3334 date: Mar-3-2008
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:Minolta 80-200 mm f 2.8 HS G
Minolta 500 mm f 8
price paid:900 Euro (mint used)
positive:Good Sharpness at f4
Small comparative with 2.8
Precision and fast AF
negative:Some chromatic abberation at f4
Drop in filters (CPL cost 459 €)
Is not produced
comment:Works with TC Vivitar 1.4X and KenKo pró 300 DG 2X and loock 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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