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

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$1,148
70-300 mm
autofocus 4.3x zoom lens
f/4.5-5.6
variable aperture
  • Sony SSM Built-in focus motor

compatibilitywith digital cameras

Pros

The Sony 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 G SSM II vs other Digital camera lenses

Auto focus Supports autofocus Help
Easier to use
Zoom range Above average zoom range Help
4.3x
Max focal length Telephoto lens Help
300 mm

The Sony 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 G SSM II vs other Digital camera lenses

Diameter Small diameter Help
83 mm
Lowest price Inexpensive Help
$1,148.00
Weight Very light Help
0.8 kg
Length Quite short Help
136 mm
Min focal length Great wide angle lens Help
70 mm

Cons

The Sony 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 G SSM II vs other Digital camera lenses

Aperture Narrow aperture Help
f/4.5
Prime lens Zoom lens Help
Typically not as sharp as prime lenses
Fixed aperture Variable aperture Help
Narrower aperture at longer focal lengths

The Sony 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 G SSM II vs other Digital camera lenses

Max focal length Poor telephoto lens Help
300 mm

Specifications

General

Min focal length
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70 mm
Max focal length
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300 mm
above average above average
Zoom range
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4.3x
above average above average
Magnification
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1:4 (0.2)

Aperture

Wide maximum
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f/4.5
below average below average
Wide minimum
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f/22
Tele maximum
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f/5.6
below average below average
Tele minimum
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f/29
above average above average

Features

Auto focus
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Yes
above average above average
Focus motor
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Sony SSM
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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Sony Alpha (Full-frame)
Length
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136 mm
Diameter
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83 mm
Filter size
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62 mm
Weight
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0.8 kg

Angle of view

Wide horizontal
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28.8°
below average below average
Telephoto horizontal
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6.9°
above average above average
Wide vertical
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19.5°
below average below average
Telephoto vertical
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4.6°
above average above average
Wide diagonal
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34.3°
below average below average
Telephoto diagonal
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8.2°
above average above average

Angle of view (On Sony Alpha DT APS-C 1.5x crop cameras)

Wide horizontal
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19.1°
below average below average
Telephoto horizontal
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4.5°
above average above average
Wide vertical
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12.9°
below average below average
Telephoto vertical
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3°
above average above average
Wide diagonal
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22.9°
below average below average
Telephoto diagonal
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5.4°
above average above average

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