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Sony AF 70-300 mm  f/ 4.5-5.6 G SSM Lens

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Sony AF 70-300 mm  f/ 4.5-5.6 G SSM lens

Sony AF 70-300 mm  f/ 4.5-5.6 G SSM lens


Sony AF 70-300 mm  f/ 4.5-5.6 G SSM MTF Chart

Optical design

Sony AF 70-300 mm  f/ 4.5-5.6 G SSM optical design

Format: 35mm SLR

Type: Zoom lens

Focusing: Auto Focus (AF)

Lens mounts: Sony A / Minolta A

First year of production: 2008

Optical design: 16 elements in 11 groups

Features: Ultra-Sonic Motor
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Focal lengthMax. apertureMin. apertureBladesMin. Focus (m.)Filter Ø (mm.)Weight (gr/oz)Length (mm/in)
70mm - 300mmf/4.5 - f/5.6f/3091.262760/26,8196/7,7

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The Sony AF 70-300 mm  f/ 4.5-5.6 G SSM

The characteristics ofthe Sony AF 70-300 F4.5-5.6 G SSM (SAL-70300G)

  • High-quality G series telephoto lens with a wide range of focal lengths
  • Smooth and silent autofocusing provided by SSM
  • G series ED glass elements, providing sharpness and minimizing chromatic aberrations
  • Circular aperture to achieve out of focus background
  • Convenient focus hold button and focus range limiter

The Sony AF 70-300 F4.5-5.6 G SSM  is a telephoto  zoom lens suitable for general purpose photography. Its light weight allows you to use it as a kit lens.

G lenses are intended for maximum image quality control and provide high peripheral light characteristics and minimum vignetting at the frame borders.

Super Sonic wave Motor (SSM) ensures maximum fast and accurate autofocusing. 

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Posted by: shubshik   Date of publication: 01.10.2010

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Autor: Yuri Degtyarev
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Mechanical quality4.333
Optical quality4.333
Pricing / Value3.673
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