Minolta AF 28-80mm f/3.5-5.6 II

(4 customer reviews)

The Minolta AF 28-80mm f/3.5-5.6 II is a camera glass that can be used with various camera mounts. It has a versatile zoom range from 28mm to 80mm, making it suitable for different types of photography. It can focus automatically or manually, giving you more control over your shots. The lens has multiple elements that improve the quality of the image, and a coating that reduces glare and reflections. The build quality is decent, but it is not the most durable lens out there. The aperture can be adjusted from f/3.5 to f/5.6, allowing you to control the depth of field. The resolution is good for its price point, but it may not be as sharp as more expensive lenses. Overall, the Minolta AF 28-80mm f/3.5-5.6 II is a good alternative for those who are on a budget and looking for a decent zoom lens.


  • Excellent quality for the price. This lens is affordable and provides great value for its cost.
  • Macro capabilities are a great feature for photographers who want to capture fine details up close.
  • Good range of focal length, from wide-angle to short telephoto, makes this lens versatile for different shooting situations.
  • Compact and lightweight design makes it easy to carry around and less of a burden on your camera bag.


  • Focus can be slow and even noisy at times, especially in low light conditions.
  • Image quality could be slightly better, though it is still good enough for most amateur and hobbyist photographers.


  • Overall, the Minolta AF 28-80mm f/3.5-5.6 II lens is a solid choice for photographers who want a budget-friendly, versatile lens with macro capabilities. While it does have its drawbacks, such as slow focus and slightly lackluster image quality, it is still a good value for its price.

Optical design

Has 8 aperture blades, with this amount of aperture blades you will be satisfied with the result.

Physical characteristics

91 mm long, requires consideration if you want to carry in the camera bag. With a lens filter diameter of 62 mm you are one step from the next standard filter size, buy step-up ring and bigger filter you may want to use a step-up ring and 67 or 77mm filter. Weights 230 grams so consider putting to your camera bag.

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4 reviews for Minolta AF 28-80mm f/3.5-5.6 II

  1. allphotolenses.com

    1.0 allphotolenses.com user rated as 3.0/5

  2. dyxum.com

    24 dyxum.com user rated as 3.51/5

  3. lens-club.ru

    5 lens-club.ru user rated as 3.69/5

  4. Ebay.com Dec 02, 2014

    Awersome product. Very good product. Excellent quality and the price is good too. Lens has macro. It is very important for me.

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