In this review, we will be comparing the Pentax 50-200mm F4-5.6 ED WR for the KAF Mount and the Pentax 50-200mm F4-5.6 ED for the KAF Mount, two Telephoto Zoom lenses by Pentax. Both lenses have the same focal length and max apertures of 50-200mm and F4.0 - F5.6 so they are very comparable in this regard.
We will start by looking briefly at the main specs of these two lenses, and in the next section, we will start analyzing them in more detail and listing the pros and cons of each lens.
What type of photography are the Pentax 50-200mm F4-5.6 ED WR and Pentax 50-200mm F4-5.6 ED lenses good for?
The type of photography that you are planning to use is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated the Pentax 50-200mm F4-5.6 ED WR and the Pentax 50-200mm F4-5.6 ED for their suitability to various photography scenarios:
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Size and Weight Comparison
The weight of a lens is as important as its external dimensions, especially if you are planning to hand hold your camera and lens combination for longer periods. Pentax 50-200mm F4-5.6 ED weighs 272g, 4% (13g) lighter than the Pentax 50-200mm F4-5.6 ED WR's weight of 285g.
Below you can find the dimension and weight table of the Telephoto Zoom Lenses in Pentax KAF Mount for size comparison purposes.
Telephoto Zoom Lenses in Pentax KAF Mount for Size Comparison
Both the Pentax 50-200mm F4-5.6 ED WR and the Pentax 50-200mm F4-5.6 ED has the same Pentax KAF lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Pentax KAF lenses are Pentax KF, Pentax K-3 III and Pentax KP.
Both lenses have the same focal range of 50-200mm and the fastest aperture of F4.0 - F5.6.