Minolta AF 35-70mm F4 A-mount lens review by wahgongzai

reviewer#3953 date: Aug-11-2008
sharpness: 5
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 4
flare control: 4
overall: 4.6
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 18-70
Minolta 28-85
price paid:
missing
positive:Sharp
cheap
fast AF
build (really tough like tank)
negative:Not true macro
comment:I love this lens so much that I own 4 copies of it. Very compact,light but very tough (solid construction). AF is instant under good daylight condition. F4 for me is ok, try F8 or smaller and be amaze with the sharpness for this lens.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 188
  • sharpness: 4.51
  • color: 4.78
  • build: 4.50
  • distortion: 4.36
  • flare control: 3.80
  • overall: 4.39
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