Minolta 50mm F/2 ROKKOR-X
Minolta 50mm F/2 ROKKOR-X

Minolta 50mm F/2 ROKKOR-X Manual Focus Prime Lens (MD-Mount)

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The Minolta 50mm F/2 ROKKOR-X MD is an excellent standard focal length prime lens that can be easily adapted to work with many full-frame or APS-C cameras. As an exceptionally fast, remarkably sharp lens with a reasonably attractive bokeh. With its viewpoint similar to that of the human eye, it’s ideal for a wide range of shooting scenarios including portraits, street photography, and even landscapes. This lens features a waffle-pattern rubber focusing grip for enhanced maneuverability.


At a glance


  • Renders classic colors and contrast, unique to vintage Minolta glass
  • Virtually no distortion
  • Fast and bright f/2 maximum aperture allows for razor thin depth of field and for spectacular results in low-light photography
  • Sharp at center wide open at f/2 and very sharp across the frame by f/8
  • Great walk around lens, ideal for portraits, street photography, landscapes, and (f2) even astrophotography
  • Rugged mostly metal construction


Minolta 50mm F/2 ROKKOR-X Manual Focus Prime Lens



Sample Images



Technical Specifications


Focal Length (35mm format):50mm
Maximum Aperture:f/2
Minimum Aperture:f/22
Mount format:Minolta MD-Mount
Format:35mm Film
Angle of View (35mm format):47°
Focusing Distance:12in. to Inifinity
Number of Blades:5
Filter size:55mm
Country of Manufacture:Japan


Where to buy


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The sample images in this post were captured using a Sony A7r, Mark III

The product images were captured using a Samsung Galaxy Note 9