Minolta AF DT 18-70mm F3.5-5.6 D A-mount lens review by JohnF

reviewer#10662 date: Nov-7-2012
sharpness: 4
color: 4
build: 3
distortion: 3
flare control: 3
overall: 3.4
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 MP; 24MP24 MP; 36MP36 MP; 42MP42 MP; 61MP61 MP
ownership:I used to own this lens
compared to:Minolta 24-85, Minolta 100-300
price paid:with camera kit
positive:Size, weight, zoom range.
negative:Plasticky, disappointing contrast, distortion.
comment:OK for what it is. Be prepared to use Photoshop CS to enhance its output.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 125
  • sharpness: 3.69
  • color: 4.01
  • build: 3.07
  • distortion: 3.51
  • flare control: 3.73
  • overall: 3.60
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