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

reviewer#4027 date: Sep-2-2008
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 17-70
price paid:80.00 CAD
positive:crsip sharp vibrant small
negative:none as of yet
comment:bought this lens and...forgot about it for awhile when i had my a100, until i put it on my a700. very impressed with how sharp it is especially when used for portraits. now considering other minolta primes, 20, 24 and the 28mm

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 421
  • sharpness: 4.62
  • color: 4.78
  • build: 4.57
  • distortion: 4.74
  • flare control: 4.17
  • overall: 4.58
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