In this review, we will be comparing Sony 300mm F2.8 G SSM II and Sony 300mm F2.8 G, two Telephoto Prime lenses by Sony. Both lenses have the same focal length and max apertures of 300mm focal range and a max aperture of F2.8 so they are very comparable in this regard.
We will start with briefly looking and the main specs of these two lenses and in the section, we will start analyzing in more detail and list the pros and cons of each lenses.
What type of photography are the Sony 300mm F2.8 G SSM II and Sony 300mm F2.8 G lenses good for?
The type of photography that you are planning to use is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated the Sony 300mm F2.8 G SSM II and the Sony 300mm F2.8 G for their suitability to various photography scenarios:
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Size and Weight Comparison
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. Sony 300mm F2.8 G SSM II weighs 2300g, which means it is 10g (0%) lighter than the Sony 300mm F2.8 G which has a weight of 2310g.
Below you can find the dimension and weight table of the 'Telephoto Prime Lenses in Sony Alpha Mount for size comparison purposes.
Telephoto Prime Lenses in Sony Alpha Mount for Size Comparison
Both Sony 300mm F2.8 G SSM II and Sony 300mm F2.8 G has the same Sony Alpha lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Sony Alpha lenses are Sony A99 II, Sony A68 and Sony A77 II.
Both lenses have the same focal range of 300mm and the fastest aperture of F2.8.