Minolta AF 35-70mm F4 A-mount lens review by superx2won

reviewer#4765 date: Jan-29-2009
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:T17-50/2.8
price paid:
positive:Sharp and light weight
cheap , cheap, cheap
Fast AF

negative:1m minimum focus distance
strange FOV on 1.5x crop factor dSLR.
comment:I get this len in a packaged deal.
I love this lens, this len deliver it required result in outdoor perfectly without flash. In indoor, it will only work great with external flash.

for it price tag vs the quality delivered, i have no complaint on this lens. When this len stop down to f5.6, the result is marveleous. Love it.

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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