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

reviewer#7704 date: Jul-21-2010
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:70-210 Minolta
75-300 Minolta
28-200 Sigma
price paid:1400 AU$
positive:-Very sharp
-Great colours
-Solid build
-Fast focus
-Amazing detail
negative:How can you fault perfection?
comment:Bought this lens recently from another Dyxum member, not expecting much. When I first saw it, it was love at first sight. The previous owner really looked well after this lens, it even has the factory plastic sheets over the lettering. This lens is brand new. And what amazing sharpness, and accuracy. couple all that with Minolta colours, and you have the perfect lens. If you could ever get your hands on one of these, grab it with both hands, and don't let go!!

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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