Minolta AF 85mm F1.4 G RS A-mount lens review by tian CS13

reviewer#11354 date: Sep-28-2013
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:16-50 SSM f2,8
50mm f1,4 minolta
sigma 85mm f1,4
Canon ef 85mm f1,2L USM II
price paid:675
positive:very sharp at wide open,if you stop down you will beat other 85mm att this class except CZ family bokeh quality is very amazing on this G RS
negative:not silent focus,not have internal motor n internal focus for smoth focusing..not as fast SSM motor
comment:very amazing lens with old build quality..i have 1993 version..and this lens always like new..a love this legacy glass

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 50
  • sharpness: 4.80
  • color: 4.96
  • build: 4.92
  • distortion: 4.94
  • flare control: 4.60
  • overall: 4.84
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