Minolta AF 35mm F2 A-mount lens review by Winwalloe

reviewer#5323 date: May-1-2009
sharpness: 5
color: 5
build: 4
distortion: 5
flare control: 5
overall: 4.8
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:- 20/2.8 on APS-C
price paid:535 USD (used)
positive:- Small
- Light
- Sharp
negative:- So hard to find!
- Used price getting silly
comment:Excellent lens for walk-around: small, sharp, low distortion, and usable in low-light.

This lens is my "kit" lens for my a900.

Usable from f/2.

No issue of flare, chromatic aberration, or such.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 53
  • sharpness: 4.93
  • color: 4.98
  • build: 4.70
  • distortion: 4.85
  • flare control: 4.55
  • overall: 4.80
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