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

reviewer#4549 date: Dec-14-2008
sharpness: 4.5
color: 5
build: 3
distortion: 4
flare control: 4
overall: 4.1
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:Tamron 17-50mm
price paid:40€ as new
positive:Price-quality a hit!
negative:plastic build
comment:LOved this plastic lens ... ;-)
we (+my son)have 2 of this example.....
nice for inside, showrooms etc.....
also in the fields see: www.tractorsteven.be
the last 2 years my son used it, for al his tractor-pulling machines...in all conditions (summer, rain, mud)
unbelieveble ....
find this lens for 40€ on ebay!(new in rare white box!)

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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