Sony 70-400mm f/4-5.6 G SSM

Lens Summary

Brand: Sony

Also Known As: Sony 70-400mm f/4-5.6 G SSM

Lens Type: Zoom Lens

Format: Full Frame / FX

Focus: Autofocus

Lens Mount: Sony Alpha

Release Date: 2008-09-09

MSRP Price: $1998

Made in: Japan

Infrared Rating: Good

Production Status: In Production

Lens Description: This lens covers an extremely wide telephoto range with ample brightness that could take you from an elegant 70mm portrait to a stunning 400mm wildlife shot in an instant without having to change lenses and potentially miss a great shot. Two ED glass elements delivering excellent sharpness and contrast right out to the edges of the image at all focal lengths.


Sony 70-400mm f/4-5.6 G SSM Specifications

Lens Specifications
Lens TypeZoom Lens
Focal Length70-400mm
Mount TypeSony Alpha
FormatFull Frame / FX
Compatible Format(s)35mm Film / Full-Frame Digital Sensor DSLR (APS-C Sensor)
Compatible with TeleconvertersYes
Zoom Ratio5.71x
Maximum Reproduction Ratio1:3.7
Optical SteadyShot / AntiShake (Image Stabilization)No
Aperture Information
Aperture RingNo
Maximum Aperturef/4-5.6
Minimum Aperturef/22-32
Maximum Angle of View (Full Frame format)34°-6°
Optical Information
Lens Elements18
Lens Groups12
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 Distance1.50m
Distance InformationYes
Filter Information
Filter Size77mm
Accepts Filter TypeScrew-on
Physical Characteristics
Weather / Dust SealingNo
Mount MaterialMetal
Tripod CollarYes
Dimensions9.45 x 19.61cm
Weight1.50kg
Other Information
Available in ColorsBlack and Silver

Lens Construction and MTF Chart

Sony 70-400mm f/4-5.6 G SSM Lens Construction and MTF Chart

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