Minolta AF 70-210mm F4 (beercan) A-mount lens review by homeranger

reviewer#10903 date: Feb-3-2013
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 used to own this lens
compared to:N/A
price paid:
missing
positive:Build Quality
Minolta Colors
Bokeh is pleasing
Sharp
Affordable
Internal Zoom
Constant F4
negative:Nothing considering the value, build and quality of images you can get from this lens.
comment:I wish I still had this lens. I had a mint copy. If you can find one at a good price...get it!

This lens is heavy, however it's a labor or love to use. It lives up to all of the well deserved hype.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 396
  • sharpness: 4.49
  • color: 4.78
  • build: 4.84
  • distortion: 4.56
  • flare control: 3.98
  • overall: 4.53
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