Minolta AF 50mm F1.7 A-mount lens review by wiewior

reviewer#36818 date: Apr-4-2017
sharpness: 4.5
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 5
flare control: 3
overall: 4.5
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 MP24MP24 MP36MP36 MP42MP42 MP
ownership:I own this lens
compared to:s16-50/2.8
price paid:
positive:sharpness from 2.5, build, weight, size, quick AF, colors
negative:sometimes not accurate AF, sharpness at 1.7-2.0, contrast
comment:great, small and cheap lens, quick but not accurate AF, small contrast and sharpness at 1.7-2.5 in comparison to s16-50/2.8

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 417
  • sharpness: 4.63
  • color: 4.78
  • build: 4.57
  • distortion: 4.74
  • flare control: 4.17
  • overall: 4.58
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