Along with Sony FE 50mm F1.8 lens, Sony also announced the FE 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 G OSS Lens. This is a telephoto zoom lens for Sony A7 series camera full-frame bodies. It features 16 elements in 13 groups – four aspherical and two ED – and a 9-blade circular aperture and Sony’s optical image stabilization system and weather resistant construction. The price is for $1,198, available for pre-order at B&H.
- Sony FE 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 G OSS Lens -Pre-Order- B&H
New FE 70-300mm F4.5 – 5.6 G OSS Telephoto Zoom Lens
Sony’s longest reaching E-mount lens to date, the new FE 70-300mm F4.5 – 5.6 G OSS telephoto zoom lens (model SEL70300G) features a state-of-the-art optical design including four aspherical glass elements, two ED (Extra-low Dispersion) glass elements and Sony’s Nano AR coating, which all work together to effectively suppress spherical aberration, distortion, and chromatic aberration. This ensures beautiful high-resolution results for both still and video shooting.
The new telephoto zoom lens also features class-leading close-up performance, with a minimum focusing distance of less than 3 feet (0.9m) and a maximum magnification of 0.31x, making it an ideal choice for tele-macro photography. This outstanding close-up performance also factors into the lens’ excellent corner-to-corner sharpness.
The versatile zoom lens includes built-in Optical SteadyShot image stabilization that helps to reduce camera shake, making it easier to capture clear images when shooting handheld. Additionally, the new SEL70300G model has a linear actuator that allows it to achieve fast, smooth and quiet autofocus and is also dust and moisture resistant1 to ensure reliable operation in harsh outdoor conditions.
|Lens type||Zoom lens|
|Max Format size||35mm FF|
|Focal length||70–300 mm|
|Lens mount||Sony FE|
|Maximum aperture||F4.5 – F5.6|
|Minimum aperture||F22.0 – F29.0|
|Number of diaphragm blades||9|
|Special elements / coatings||Four aspherical and two ED elements + Nano AR coating|
|Minimum focus||0.90 m (35.43″)|
|Motor type||Linear Motor|
|Full time manual||Yes|
|Focus distance limiter||Yes|
|Weight||854 g (1.88 lb)|
|Diameter||84 mm (3.31″)|
|Length||144 mm (5.67″)|
|Zoom method||Rotary (extending)|
|Filter thread||72.0 mm|
|Hood product code||ALC-SH144|
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