Minolta AF 50mm F2.8 Macro A-mount lens review by ThisIsIT

reviewer#7362 date: Apr-27-2010
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 MP24MP24 MP36MP36 MP42MP42 MP
ownership:I own this lens
compared to:KM 35-70/4
price paid:250 USD (used)
positive:Really sharp
Minolta colours
Workable f2.8
1:1 max magnification
Short MFD
comment:50/2.8 Macro is a real macro lens. It was a bit slowly on my A200 while autofocusing, but now it's much faster with AF/MF-switch button on A850.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 71
  • sharpness: 4.97
  • color: 4.87
  • build: 4.65
  • distortion: 4.96
  • flare control: 4.41
  • overall: 4.77
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