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LensWars: Minolta MD 28mm f/2.0 vs. MD 28mm f/2.8(7×7) vs. MD 28mm f/2.8(5×5) vs. MD 28mm f/3.5 – 2nd round

Comparison of lenses Minolta MD 28mm f/2.0 vs. MD 28mm f/2.8(7×7) vs. MD 28mm f/2.8(5×5) vs. MD 28mm f/3.5.

The first battle of 28mm Minolta MD (generation III) lenses was the first lenses-comparison on this site. That time I had copy of MD 28mm 1:2.8 5×5 version and MD 35mm 1:3.5 in bad cosmetic appearance. I believe that it didn’t affect the tests results, but after I got another copies of these lenses I’ve retook the tests. Here you can see the second comparison. Actually, there are no changes – result is close the same, as it was in the first time, but article design and conclusion text are changed for better displaying of tests results.

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Review: Minolta MD 28mm 1:2.8 (5 lenses in 5 groups)

Another Minolta New MD 28mm F2.8 5×5 lens review.

A lot copies of this lens were produced, and it easy can be found on auctions for a couple of yens, does it means that lens isn’t so good as others? Not of course. This is Minolta.
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Review: Minolta MD 28mm 1:2.8 (7 lenses in 7 groups)

Another Minolta New MD 28mm F2.8 7×7 lens review.

Minolta produced two MD 28mm F2.8 lenses – one with 7 elements in 7 groups optical design and another – 5×5. Both looks very similar, but can be easy recognized – 5×5 version has thin black ring around front lens for and 7×7 doesn’t. Both lenses are compared on this site from the sharpness point of view, but this article is about testing results of 7×7 version.
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