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

reviewer#5462 date: May-27-2009
sharpness: 4.5
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 5
flare control: 5
overall: 4.9
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:Sony 18-70
sony 75-300
price paid:200 SGD(used)
positive:Cheap, Big aperture, great color. sharp enough for me.
negative:slow af at low light
comment:My first usable lens on my a200, compact and good quality, one of my favorable lens, will upgrade into KM50 F1.4, but will still keep this lens.

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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