Sony 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6G

Sony 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6G
$930 - $998
70-300 mm
autofocus 4.3x zoom lens
f/4.5-5.6
variable aperture
  • Generic motor Built-in focus motor

compatibilitywith digital cameras

APS-C (1.5x crop factor)

This lens is compatible with APS-C (1.5x crop factor) cameras such as the Sony A77 II.

Sony SLT A77 II
19.1 - 4.5°
horizontal angle of view
107-459.5mm
35mm equivalent focal length

Pros

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

Diameter Small diameter Help
83 mm
Min focal length Great wide angle lens Help
70 mm
Length Quite short Help
135 mm
Weight Very light Help
0.8 kg

Cons

The Sony 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6G 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
Wide minimum Poor narrowest aperture Help
f/5.6

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

Max focal length Poor telephoto lens Help
300 mm

Specifications

General

Min focal length
Help
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/5.6
below average below average
Tele maximum
Help
f/5.6
below average below average
Tele minimum
Help
f/5.6
below average below average

Features

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

Angle of view

Wide horizontal
Help
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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