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

reviewer#526 date: Feb-20-2006
sharpness: 4.5
color: 4
build: 4
distortion: 4
flare control: 5
overall: 4.3
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 have experience with this lens
compared to:70-210 f4, 28-75 f2.8, 100-300 f4.5-5.6
price paid:
missing
positive:Sharp when stopped down a few steps, very usable wide angle, sharp until zoomed to 55mm. Not bad for a kitlens. Everyone should have one.
negative:Well, actually not much to complain about for a lens this cheap.
comment:Great! just great! Amazed and surprised.

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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