With a maximum zoom ratio of 2.8x, this versatile lens is an excellent value. It covers the most popular zoom range to photograph daily life events. The lens features a minimum focusing distance of 0.38 and a maximum magnification ratio of 0.26x. This close focusing capability assures an accurate focus down to 38cm without the need for a macro setting. Manufactured to strict Minolta standards, the AF ZOOM 28-80mm f/3.5-5.6 MACRO offers the exceptional image quality expected from our autofocus lenses. The AF ZOOM 28-80mm f/3.5-5.6 MACRO is sure to appeal to consumers who want to enjoy carefree photography with crisp and clear images.