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

reviewer#16319 date: Jul-17-2015
sharpness: 5
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 5
flare control: 4
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:-tamron 70-200/2.9
-tokina atx pro 80-200/2.8
-sony 70-200/2.8 G SSM
price paid:US$ 750 USED
positive:-sharp lense
-build like a tank
-good micro contrast
-creamy bokeh
negative:-CA
-front element rotate while focusing
-heavy
comment:this is one of the minolta's legacy lens, and a must have lens.

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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