Minolta AF 400mm F4.5 HS APO G A-mount lens review by XB99

reviewer#5627 date: Jul-2-2009
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:Sigma 400 f4,5
Minolta AF80 200 f2,8G +1,4T KENKO
price paid:e bay germany 2200€
low weight can be used without tripod
negative:noise AF
comment:Perfect lens for wildlife,boked scenery
Speed AF perhaps is the limit ,you must adjust the mechanical limit screw,after it is acceptable
The low weight premits the u
sing in a lot of situations
The best of my MINOLTA Lenses.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 46
  • sharpness: 4.92
  • color: 4.87
  • build: 4.87
  • distortion: 4.96
  • flare control: 4.80
  • overall: 4.88
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