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

reviewer#46922 date: Jan-17-2023
sharpness: 4.5
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 5
flare control: 5
overall: 4.9
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 FE 70-200/4.
price paid:EUR 50
positive:Snappy AF on LA-EA5 and A7RM4. Very decent performer, sharp enough and nice bokeh for a zoom lens. Internal zoom.
negative:Rotating front element, but this is no game stopper. It's a big one.
comment:Got one out of curiosity and was pleasantly surprised.

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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