Minolta AF 80-200mm xi F4.5-5.6 A-mount lens review by Southern Dad

reviewer#29659 date: Aug-17-2016
sharpness: 4
color: 5
build: 4
distortion: 4
flare control: 3
overall: 4
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 MP24MP24 MP36MP36 MP42MP42 MP
ownership:I own this lens
compared to:Minolta 100-200 AF
price paid:5.00 US
positive:Great inexpensive lens. It is compact and easy to carry. The color is fantastic. It is sharp but not quite that perfect sharpness. Has a solid feel to it.
negative:Flare! A hood is a must with this lens in outdoor conditions.
comment:This lens is easy to pick up from eBay, Craigslist, or really any thrift store. This makes a great walking around lens.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 9
  • sharpness: 4.11
  • color: 4.11
  • build: 4.00
  • distortion: 4.00
  • flare control: 3.44
  • overall: 3.93
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