Sony 300mm f/2.8 G

Sony 300mm f/2.8 G

Lens Summary

Brand: Sony

Also Known As: Sony 300mm f/2.8 G

Lens Type: Prime Lens

Format: Full Frame / FX

Focus: Autofocus

Lens Mount: Sony Alpha

Release Date: 2006-06-05

MSRP Price: $6998

Made in: Japan

Infrared Rating: Good

Production Status: In Production

Lens Description: Featuring a new high-performance optical design, a quiet high-speed SSM (Super Sonic Wave Motor) autofocus drive system with enhanced object tracking, and an anti-glare Nano AR coating, the SAL300F28G2 super telephoto Sony G lens delivers both high contrast and beautiful bokeh effects at levels far surpassing those of existing 300mm f/2.8 lenses. Take advantage of fast internal focusing and two DMF (direct manual focus) modes for tack-sharp images in any situation. Designed with outdoor use in mind, the front and back of the unit as well as the area around the focus ring are specially constructed to help prevent water penetration.

Sony 300mm f/2.8 G Specifications

Lens Specifications
Lens Type Prime Lens
Focal Length 300mm
Mount Type Sony Alpha
Format Full Frame / FX
Compatible Format(s) 35mm Film / Full-Frame Digital Sensor
Compatible with Teleconverters Yes
Optical SteadyShot / AntiShake (Image Stabilization) Yes
Aperture Information
Aperture Ring No
Maximim Aperture f/2.8
Minimum Aperture f/32
Maximum Angle of View (Full Frame format) 8.167°
Optical Information
Lens Elements 13
Lens Groups 12
Diaphragm Blades 9
Nano AR Coating No
Anti-Reflective / Multi-Layered / T* Coating No
Focus Information
Focus Autofocus
Built-in Focus Motor Yes
Direct Drive Super Sonic wave Motor (DDSSM) Yes
Internal Focusing Yes
Minimum Focus Distance 2.00m
Distance Information Yes
Filter Information
Filter Size 42mm
Accepts Filter Type Drop-in
Physical Characteristics
Weather / Dust Sealing No
Mount Material Metal
Tripod Collar Yes
Dimensions 24.3 x 12.2 cm
Weight 2.3kg
Other Information
Available in Colors Grey and Black

Lens Construction and MTF Chart

Sony 300mm f/2.8 Lens Construction and MTF Chart

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