Minolta AF 50mm F1.4 RS A-mount lens review by derekw

reviewer#10863 date: Jan-21-2013
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:Minolta 50 f1.7
Minolta 50 f2.8 macro
Minolta 50 f3.5 macro
price paid:129 GBP
positive:SHARP!!!
Great colours
Well built
55 diameter filters
negative:None
comment:Sharper than the 50 f1.7 at all comparable apertures.

Almost as sharp as the macros.

A steal for the price.

Get one!!

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 37
  • sharpness: 4.64
  • color: 4.84
  • build: 4.70
  • distortion: 4.89
  • flare control: 4.30
  • overall: 4.67
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