Sony officially announced the FE 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 G OSS telephoto zoom lens designed for E-mount mirrorless cameras with full-frame image sensors.
The brand new Sony FE 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 G OSS lens is a telephoto zoom model which offers more shooting options to action and sports photographers. With a model number of SEL70300G the lens provides cutting-edge image quality across all focal and aperture ranges, while delivering quick, quiet autofocusing.
The telephoto zoom optic reduces optical aberrations and distortions, thus allowing photographers to capture high-quality stills and videos.
Sony FE 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 G OSS lens becomes official for E-mount mirrorless cameras
The Sony FE 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 G OSS is a versatile zoom lens designed for full-frame E-mount mirrorless cameras. The lens features four aspherical and two ED elements, optical image stabilization, and a Nano AR coating to reduce flare and ghosting. The lens offers a minimum focus distance of 0.9m/3ft, and uses a linear actuator for smooth and silent autofocus which is also helpful for macro photography.
The minimum focusing distance of the optic is 90 centimeters / 3 feet, whereas the maximum magnification stands at 0.31x. The length of the product is 144mm / 5.67 inches, while its diameter is 84mm / 3.31 inches. The filter thread measures 72mm and the whole product weighs 854 grams / 1.88 lbs.
Sony FE 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 G OSS Lens Specifications
|Lens Type||Telephoto Zoom|
|Focal Length||70 – 300mm|
|APS Equivalent||105 – 450mm|
|Max Aperture||f/4.5 – 5.6|
|Min Aperture||f/22 – 29|
|Diaphragm Blades||9 (circular)|
|Lens Construction||16 elements in 13 groups, including 4 aspherical and 2 ED elements; Nano AR coating|
|Diagonal Angle of View(Based on image circle)||34 to 8.2 degrees|
|Focus Details||Internal focus with Linear AF motor; AF/MF switch; Focus range limiter|
|Front Element Rotation||No|
|Closest Focus||0.9m / 2.95 ft.|
|Magnification Ratio||0.31x / 1:3.2|
|Dimensions(Length x Diameter)||143.5mm x 84mm / 5.6 in. x 3.3 in.|
|Weight||854g / 30.2 oz|
The released date of the Sony FE 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 G OSS telephoto zoom lens has been scheduled for May 2016, while its price has been set at $1,200.
More details at Sony website.