Minolta AF 80-200mm F4.5-5.6 A-mount lens review by Doublejayz

reviewer#8813 date: Mar-20-2011
sharpness: 3.5
color: 4
build: 3
distortion: 4
flare control: 3
overall: 3.5
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 used to own this lens
compared to:
price paid:66 USD (Used)
positive:weigth, built-in front cap, price
negative:Aperture, sharpness & nothing for the price
comment:Pass this if you want a tele lens, useless soft wide open and long end, sharper when stepped to f8 but not so sharp so I used it to make portrait shots

Good things are lens cap and zoom doesn't seem to creep

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 7
  • sharpness: 3.50
  • color: 4.00
  • build: 3.43
  • distortion: 4.43
  • flare control: 3.86
  • overall: 3.84
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