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Sony 70–300mm F4.5–5.6 G SSM ( SAL70300G ) Lens

Price :  $ 998.00
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Key features

Sony 70–300mm F4.5–5.6 G SSM is an all-purpose telephoto zoom lens. The lens is a good choice for those want to go beyond the reach of their standard kit lens. The 16 elements in 10 groups construction with an extra low dispersion element the lens performs very well. The minimum focusing distance of 1.2m makes it ideal for portraits, sports and landscape photography. The integrated Super Sonic Wave Motor ensures  faster auto focus and near silent operation.

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Lens configuration (group/element) 11 / 16
35 mm-equivalent focal length (APS-C)* (mm) 105 – 450
Angle of view (APS-C)* 23° – 5°20′
Angle of view (35mm full frame ) 34° – 8°10′
No. of aperture blade 9 (circular aperture)
Min. aperture (F) 22 – 29
Max. magnification ratio (x) 0.25
Min. focus (m) 1.2
Distance Encoder for ADI flash metering
Filter dia. (mm) 62
Hood shape / mount petal / bayonet
Dimensions: Dia. x L (mm) 82.5 x 135.5
Dimensions: Dia. x L (in.) 3-1/4 x 5-3/8
Weight: (approx.) (g) 760
Weight: (approx.) (oz.) 26.9
Provided accessories hood (ALC-SH103), case