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

reviewer#3066 date: Dec-12-2007
sharpness: 5
color: 5
build: 4
distortion: 5
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:Tamron 70-300
Sigma 70-300
Canon 75-300 USM III
Nikon 70-300 G-ED
price paid:200 USD (2nd)
positive:very sharp even at f/4, produce very appealing color, especially when obyect's under shade, the color's still very nice.
negative:noisy focus, f/4 is the softest (of course...!) but still amazing compare to other brands mediocre tele-zoom.
comment:i love this lens.. great sharpness! amazing natural color!

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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