Minolta AF 35-70mm F3.5-4.5 A-mount lens review by tekwizard

reviewer#36804 date: Mar-27-2017
sharpness: 4
color: 5
build: 3
distortion: 4
flare control: 4
overall: 4
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:Minolta 28-135
Zeiss 16-80
Minolta 28-70 2.8 G
Rokkor 35-70 3.5
price paid:5 Eur used
positive:Cheap, sharp, light
negative:Purple fringing, detail resolution could be better, rotating front element, plastic
comment:Good if you need a small and light setup, otherwise there are significantly better lenses.

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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