Sony 300mm f/2.8 G SSM II

Sony 300mm f/2.8 G SSM II

Lens Summary

Brand: Sony

Also Known As: Sony 300mm f/2.8

Lens Type: Prime Lens

Format: Full Frame / FX

Focus: Autofocus

Lens Mount: Sony Alpha

Release Date: 2012-09-12

MSRP Price: $7498

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 SSM II Specifications

Lens Specifications
Lens TypePrime Lens
Focal Length300mm
Mount TypeSony Alpha
FormatFull Frame / FX
Compatible Format(s)35mm Film / Full-Frame Digital Sensor
Compatible with TeleconvertersYes
Optical SteadyShot / AntiShake (Image Stabilization)No
Aperture Information
Aperture RingNo
Maximim Aperturef/2.8
Minimum Aperturef/32
Maximum Angle of View (Full frame or larger format)8.167°
Optical Information
Lens Elements13
Lens Groups12
Diaphragm Blades9
Focus Information
Built-in Focus MotorYes
Direct Drive Super Sonic wave Motor (DDSSM)Yes
Minimum Focus Distance2m
Distance InformationYes
Filter Information
Filter Size42mm
Accepts Filter TypeScrew-on
Physical Characteristics
Weather / Dust SealingYes
Mount MaterialMetal
Tripod CollarYes
Dimensions24.3 x 12.2cm
Other Information
Available in ColorsWhite and Black

Lens Construction and MTF Chart

Sony 300mm f/2.8 G SSM II Lens Construction and MTF Chart


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This isn’t a review, but just to help make your list more complete your are missing 4 Sony lenses. So you can delete this comment, just hope you add them to make the list complete
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Just trying to help :)