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

reviewer#5395 date: May-16-2009
sharpness: 5
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 5
flare control: 5
overall: 5
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 75-300 New
price paid:Ł150(used)
positive:Sharpness
Colour
Bokeh
Build
negative:Value for money
comment:Top quality lens but overpriced.

The 75-300 New equals this lens in almost every respect between 75 and 210 except the sharpness at maximum aperture and the beercan controls flare a little better.

Nevertheless a quality lens if you dont mind the price tag.

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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