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

reviewer#9354 date: Aug-24-2011
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 35-105 old
Sigma 17-35 2.8-4 FX
sony SAL 18-55
price paid:190€ used
positive:- breathtaking sharpness
- gorgeous colors
- huge zoom ring
- nice bokeh
negative:- weight
- small MF-ring
- a bit slow AF
comment:next telephoto lens i´ll ever buy is definitly a 70-200/2.8.. i don´t see any need for other telephoto lenses, due to the outstanding IQ and sharpness of the beercan.. i´m very happy with it.

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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