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

reviewer#5341 date: May-4-2009
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:50mm f1.4
price paid:120 USD (used)
positive:Affordable
Bokeh
negative:Build in lens hood
Very soft at wide open
comment:Cheap and affordable. Sharp after F4 onwards. Although soft at f1.7, but it create blur effect to the picture. Must get it if don't have much budget.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 418
  • sharpness: 4.63
  • color: 4.78
  • build: 4.58
  • distortion: 4.74
  • flare control: 4.17
  • overall: 4.58
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