Minolta AF 35-200mm Xi f/4.5-5.6

(3 customer reviews)

The Minolta AF 35-200mm xi f/4.5-5.6 is a camera glass that can zoom in from 35mm to 200mm, making it suitable for long distance photography. It has autofocus capabilities, but can also be manually focused if needed. It has multiple lens elements and coatings to improve the quality of the image. It was manufactured in the past, so it may not be as readily available as newer lenses. The aperture ranges from f/4.5 to f/5.6, which is suitable for well-lit environments. The build quality of this photographic lens is decent, but it may be heavier and bulkier than other lenses. It has good resolution capabilities, making it suitable for capturing clear and detailed images. Alternatives to this lens may include other telephoto zoom lenses with similar focal lengths and aperture ranges. Overall, the Minolta AF 35-200mm xi f/4.5-5.6 lens is a good option for capturing distant subjects with good lighting conditions.

Optical design

Has 7 aperture blades, mid-grade lenses usually have this amount of blades. Having rounded blades provides out of focus circle shape closer to a circle. Great choice mainly for good light conditions

Physical characteristics

Weights 500 grams so plan ahead, carry only if really necessary. 93 mm long, requires consideration if you want to carry in the camera bag.


Basic data


Filter (mm)62. front
Length (mm)93
Min focus (m)5
Weight (g)500
Focal Length (mm)35-200

Overall rating

based on 24 reviews

color (4.46)

distortion (4.29)

flare control (3.75)

mechanical quality (4.33)

sharpness (4.23)


3 reviews for Minolta AF 35-200mm Xi f/4.5-5.6

  1. allphotolenses.com

    1.0 allphotolenses.com user rated as 4.2/5

  2. dyxum.com

    dyxum.com rated as 4.21/5

  3. lens-club.ru

    6 lens-club.ru user rated as 4.2/5

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