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

reviewer#4577 date: Dec-23-2008
sharpness: 4.5
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 5
flare control: 4
overall: 4.7
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:Sony DT 18-70
Sigma 70-210 APO
Minolta 50mm 1.7
price paid:Ł40 off ebay
positive:Very Sharp. Light, compact.
Very good build quality.
Good Macro function with manual focus.
negative:limited zoom range
Fiddly lens hood.
comment:This is a great lens every Sony Alpha owner should get their hands on one of these.

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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