Pentax SMC HD Pentax-DA 55-300mm f/4-5.8 ED WR

Pentax SMC HD Pentax-DA 55-300mm f/4-5.8 ED WR
$200 - $339
55-300 mm
autofocus 5.5x zoom lens
f/4-5.8
variable aperture
  • Generic motor Built-in focus motor

compatibilitywith digital cameras

Full frame

This lens is compatible with Full frame cameras such as the Pentax K-1.

Pentax K-1
36.1 - 6.8°
horizontal angle of view
55-300mm
35mm equivalent focal length

APS-C (1.5x crop factor)

This lens is compatible with APS-C (1.5x crop factor) cameras such as the Pentax K-70, Pentax K-3 II and Pentax KP.

Pentax K-70
24.1 - 4.5°
horizontal angle of view
84.5-459.5mm
35mm equivalent focal length

Pros

The Pentax HD Pentax-DA 55-300mm f/4-5.8 ED WR vs other Digital camera lenses

Auto focus Supports autofocus Help
Easier to use
Zoom range Above average zoom range Help
5.5x
Max focal length Telephoto lens Help
300 mm

The Pentax HD Pentax-DA 55-300mm f/4-5.8 ED WR vs other Digital camera lenses

Diameter Small diameter Help
71 mm
Lowest price Inexpensive Help
$199.95
Weight Very light Help
466 g
Length Quite short Help
112 mm
Min focal length Great wide angle lens Help
55 mm

Cons

The Pentax HD Pentax-DA 55-300mm f/4-5.8 ED WR vs other Digital camera lenses

Aperture Narrow aperture Help
f/4
Prime lens Zoom lens Help
Typically not as sharp as prime lenses
Fixed aperture Variable aperture Help
Narrower aperture at longer focal lengths

Specifications

General

Min focal length
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55 mm
Max focal length
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300 mm
above average above average
Zoom range
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5.5x
above average above average
Magnification
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1:3.6 (0.3)

Aperture

Wide maximum
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f/4
below average below average
Wide minimum
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f/22
Tele maximum
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f/5.8
below average below average
Tele minimum
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f/32
above average above average

Features

Auto focus
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Yes
above average above average
Focus motor
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Generic motor
Image stabilization
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None
Fisheye
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No
Tilt-shift
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No

Form factor

Lens mount
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Pentax K
Length
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112 mm
Diameter
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71 mm
Filter size
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58 mm
Weight
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466 g

Angle of view

Wide horizontal
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24.2°
below average below average
Telephoto horizontal
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4.5°
above average above average
Wide vertical
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16.2°
below average below average
Telephoto vertical
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3°
above average above average
Wide diagonal
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28.9°
below average below average
Telephoto diagonal
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5.4°
above average above average

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