Minolta AF 70-210mm F4 (beercan) A-mount lens review by del23

reviewer#11652 date: Jan-30-2014
sharpness: 4
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 4
flare control: 3
overall: 4.2
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:Minolta 100-300 f4.5-5.6
price paid:130 USD (old)
positive:Colors, bulid quality (although is heavy), bokeh, from 70mm to 150mm is very sharp
negative:heavy, slow AF, flare control
comment:Highly recommended lens, if you have money go and buy 80-200f2.8 but for about 130 usd this is exellent lens. Build like tenk, heavy and slow but beautiful colors and sharp. Must be honest with you, much better results on FF

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 397
  • sharpness: 4.49
  • color: 4.78
  • build: 4.84
  • distortion: 4.56
  • flare control: 3.98
  • overall: 4.53
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