Minolta AF 80-200mm F2.8 HS APO G A-mount lens review by Sonyman

reviewer#10704 date: Nov-15-2012
sharpness: 5
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 4
flare control: 5
overall: 4.8
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 70-210 f4 beercan
price paid:1000 USD (used)
positive:All!
Incredible sharp at 2.8
Balanced weigth
the colors! OMG
Fast to focus
negative:Mount ring only turn but cant remove
comment:i own it! yes! Its the best lens taht i have. The beercan was my favirite lens... until i find this minolta. I take pics at theater, ballet the most, and i love it! Better than sony 70-200, Sigma 70-200. I use Minolta 300 f.28 APO HS the last day, but 80-200 wins

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 97
  • sharpness: 4.88
  • color: 4.97
  • build: 4.94
  • distortion: 4.93
  • flare control: 4.76
  • overall: 4.90
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