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

reviewer#41975 date: Dec-28-2017
sharpness: 5
color: 5
build: 4
distortion: 5
flare control: 4
overall: 4.6
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 own this lens
compared to:Every zooms.
price paid:50 EUR
positive:- "Old school" prime lens, simple but effective
- Sharp
- Portrait, with a general cold tone (not yellow tones of the old Minolta lenses).
negative:None, except its a prime.
Not metal built.
comment:Good lens for portraits.
One of the best choice (Minolta) for indoor photography, reasonably sharp after f/3.5.
An affordable prime to have in your collection.

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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