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

reviewer#14244 date: May-11-2015
sharpness: 5
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 4
flare control: 4
overall: 4.6
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 DT 18-55mm SAM II
Minolta AF 50mm F1.7
Minolta AF 35-70mm F4
Tamron SP 28-75mm F2.8
price paid:150 USD (used)
positive:*Nice sharpness wide-open
*Classic Minolta's color
*Great build
*Great bokeh
*Solid appearance
negative:*Small focus ring
*Lots of CA at bright corners of objects
comment:Very good lens for Sony Alpha.

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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