Sony 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 G SSM

Sony 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 G SSM

Lens Summary

Brand: Sony

Also Known As: Sony 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6

Lens Type: Zoom Lens

Format: Full Frame / FX

Focus: Autofocus

Lens Mount: Sony Alpha

Release Date: 2008-01-30

MSRP Price: $998

Made in: Japan

Infrared Rating: Good

Production Status: In Production

Lens Description: This G Series lens delivers an appealing combination of extended zoom range plus image quality that will satisfy the most demanding photo enthusiast or pro. An ED lens element achieves exceptionally low aberration right out to the maximum 300mm focal length, so that your telephoto images benefit from impressive clarity and depth.


Sony 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 G SSM Specifications

Lens Specifications
Lens TypeZoom Lens
Focal Length70-300mm
Mount TypeSony Alpha
FormatFull Frame / FX
Compatible Format(s)35mm Film / Full-Frame Digital Sensor DSLR (APS-C Sensor)
Compatible with TeleconvertersNo
Zoom Ratio4.28x
Maximum Reproduction Ratio1:4
Optical SteadyShot / AntiShake (Image Stabilization)No
Aperture Information
Aperture RingNo
Maximum Aperturef/4.5-5.6
Minimum Aperturef/32
Maximum Angle of View (Full Frame format)34° - 8°
Optical Information
Lens Elements16
Lens Groups11
Diaphragm Blades9
Nano AR CoatingNo
Anti-Reflective / Multi-Layered / T* CoatingNo
Focus Information
FocusAutofocus
Built-in Focus MotorYes
Direct Drive Super Sonic wave Motor (DDSSM)Yes
Internal FocusingYes
Minimum Focus Distance1.20m
Distance InformationYes
Filter Information
Filter Size62mm
Accepts Filter TypeScrew-on
Physical Characteristics
Weather / Dust SealingNo
Mount MaterialMetal
Tripod CollarNo
Dimensions8.26 x 13.54cm
Weight800g
Other Information
Available in ColorsBlack

Lens Construction and MTF Chart

Sony 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 G SSM chart and lens construction

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