Minolta AF 70-210mm F3.5-4.5 A-mount lens review by mydarkstars

reviewer#8335 date: Dec-2-2010
sharpness: 4
color: 5
build: 4
distortion: 4
flare control: 4
overall: 4.2
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:Beercan
price paid:60 GBP
positive:Cheap, compact size, lightweight
negative:Rotating front element during focus and zoom, prone to zoom creep when pointed downward
comment:For the price this lens is an excellent performer. Have taken this on many holidays, however not so great for snapping birds in the garden.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 63
  • sharpness: 4.29
  • color: 4.68
  • build: 3.97
  • distortion: 4.35
  • flare control: 3.89
  • overall: 4.23
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