Minolta AF 80-200mm F2.8 APO A-mount lens review by JamieZ

reviewer#10280 date: Jun-9-2012
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:Sigma 150-500
Tamron 70-300
price paid:600USD (used)
positive:Sharp wide open
Minolta color
1.4x and 2x make it reach yet stay fast.
negative:big hood for flare.
Heavy, but needed for control
long MFD
comment:This works great with a 2x and hood for birds.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 42
  • sharpness: 4.83
  • color: 4.88
  • build: 4.83
  • distortion: 4.81
  • flare control: 4.57
  • overall: 4.79
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