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Konica Minolta AF 28-70 mm f/2.8 G

Manufacturer Konica Minolta
Model AF 28-70 mm f/2.8 G
Lens style Universal zoom
Focal length 28 - 70 mm
Maximum aperture f/2.8
Angle of view 75 - 34 o
Closest focusing distance 0.85 m
Maximum magnification 1:11
Minimum aperture 22
Number of diaphragm blades 9
Auto focus type AF
Lens Construction 16 elements / 11 groups
Filter diameter 72 mm
Macro No
Available mounts Sony A / Minolta
Dimensions 83 x 114.5 mm
Weight 850 g
Additional information Marketed 1993
Average rating (2 owners reviews)
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4.67 Good
Owners reviews (2)
  1. epic win
    epic win 3 July 2012, 05:40
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    IP 115.252.x.x
    Owner since: 5 years
    Price: USD 800
    User profile: Amateur

    Cons: heavy, aperture only goes to f/22

    Pros: color, microcontrast, build

    Summary: This is a legendary lens but not suitable for everyone

  2. Jaap
    Jaap 25 July 2010, 19:14
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    IP 77.162.x.x
    Owner since: 4 years
    Price: € 10
    User profile: Professional

    Cons: Great on film with Dynax 9 or 7; less good on Alpha 900. Never pinsharp like the most of the other Minolta pearls from the analoge age. Still: for prints no larger than A4 you will be completely satisfied.

    Pros: Internal focussing unlike the Sony Zeiss ZA 2.8/24-70 mm. No changes in lens legth during zooming wich I prefer. Beautifull color rendition.

    Summary: Good lens though not top of the bill anymore on fullframe Alpha's.

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