Minolta AF 35-70mm F4 A-mount lens review by prjohn58

reviewer#4987 date: Mar-9-2009
sharpness: 4
color: 4
build: 4
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 MP; 24MP24 MP; 36MP36 MP; 42MP42 MP; 61MP61 MP
ownership:I own this lens
compared to:Sony 18-70 kit lens
Tamron 55-200
sony 100-300 f4.5-5.6
price paid:10 GBP
positive:A nice compact lens
Macro mode
negative:Limited range
Poor light performance due to f4
comment:I like this lens,far better than kit lens, usefull for hiking. However the range can be limiting and as its an f4 has limits in poor lighting.

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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