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

reviewer#6142 date: Sep-29-2009
sharpness: 5
color: 4
build: 4
distortion: 4
flare control: 4
overall: 4.2
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 28-70mm 2,8 EX, 80-200 APO G HS, Nikon 24-70mm 2,8 AFS
price paid:
positive:Sharpness, AF quietness, bokeh, colour.
negative:A bit soft wide open, some problems with accuracy when near to the subject.
comment:Very useful lens, small, light, sharp once you stop it to 2,0 on words! AF is quick and quiet! You get a lot for the money!

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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