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

reviewer#5603 date: Jun-27-2009
sharpness: 4.5
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 5
flare control: 4
overall: 4.7
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 AF 18-70
Tamron AF 90 2.8 Macro
Minolta AF 28-105/3.5-4.5
Minolta AF 28-80/3.5-5.6 D
price paid:55 EUR (used)
positive:very sharp
cheap
bokeh
full frame
fast
colour
negative:hood
small focus ring
comment:Bought this lens to use on my Minolta Dynax film SLR. I rarely used it. I really like it on my Alpha 100/700 for portraits and to experiment with depth of field. I could recommend it without a doubt!

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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