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

reviewer#661 date: Apr-4-2006
sharpness: 3.5
color: 4
build: 3
distortion: 4
flare control: 3
overall: 3.5
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 own this lens
compared to:MINOLTA:
AF 80-200 F2.8 HS APO G
AF 100-300 F4.5-5.6 (D) APO

AF 50 F1.4 (D)

AF 10-20 F4-5.6 EX DC

AF MACRO DYNAR 100 F3.2-3.5
price paid:Kit Camera
positive:Lightweight & compact
Excellent zoom range
Good color
negative:Not very bright
Poor sharpness until f8

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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