Minolta AF 70-210mm F3.5-4.5 A-mount lens review by gqc

reviewer#9699 date: Dec-18-2011
sharpness: 5
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 5
flare control: 4
overall: 4.8
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:70-210 f4(beercan), sigma 70-300 f4-5,6 APO DG
price paid:120.00 (used)
positive:light travel lens
negative:AF slower than I would like.
comment:I use this lens for traveling light, when I do not want to haul 80-200 f2,8. Compared to beercan and sigma this lens won(for me).I have 3 favorite lens that I WILL NOT get rid of and this is one of them.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 64
  • sharpness: 4.29
  • color: 4.69
  • build: 3.98
  • distortion: 4.34
  • flare control: 3.89
  • overall: 4.24
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