Minolta AF 35-70mm F3.5-4.5 A-mount lens review by Gert van den Bosch

reviewer#10535 date: Sep-22-2012
sharpness: 5
color: 5
build: 3
distortion: 4
flare control: 4
overall: 4.2
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 MP24MP24 MP36MP36 MP42MP42 MP
ownership:I own this lens
compared to:Sigma 17-70 F2.8-4 HSM
price paid:35 € (used)
positive:Cheap, tack sharp
negative:plastic
comment:Try this one with an extension tube for macro and use liveview, you will be surprised. It has the well known Minolta colours.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 59
  • sharpness: 4.52
  • color: 4.68
  • build: 3.37
  • distortion: 4.34
  • flare control: 4.02
  • overall: 4.18
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