Minolta AF 50mm F1.4 A-mount lens review by alfa65

reviewer#10927 date: Feb-17-2013
sharpness: 3
color: 2
build: 4
distortion: 3
flare control: 1
overall: 2.6
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 used to own this lens
compared to:Sony 50mm f 1.4. Is for a bit more money a much better lens for an aps-c camera.
price paid:
Sharp above f2
negative:Flare! Especially compared to newer Sony lens.
Not optimised for aps-c.
Less lively colors as newer Sony lens.
Lens hood is not food.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 124
  • sharpness: 4.68
  • color: 4.81
  • build: 4.64
  • distortion: 4.77
  • flare control: 4.13
  • overall: 4.60
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