Minolta AF 85mm F1.4 G D A-mount lens review by walti

reviewer#2235 date: Apr-30-2007
sharpness: 5
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 5
flare control: 5
overall: 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:EUR 800
positive:Sharp as a razor blade
negative:A bit too large
comment:This is my first G lens, and it's worth every (plastic) coin I've payed for it.
Excellent portrait lens, a bit penalized by crop 1.5 factor, does his better on my Maxxum 7

If you can get one (a bit on the cheap side than me), do it!

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 43
  • sharpness: 4.88
  • color: 5.00
  • build: 4.84
  • distortion: 5.00
  • flare control: 4.60
  • overall: 4.87
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