Sony 300mm F2.8 G is a Fixed aperture Auto Focus (AF) Telephoto Prime
lens with 35mm FF max sensor coverage, and it is designed to be used with Sony Alpha mount cameras.Sony 300mm F2.8 G was replaced with Sony 300mm F2.8 G SSM II. Follow the link to read our comparison of these lenses: Compare Sony 300mm F2.8 G vs Sony 300mm F2.8 G SSM II
Lenses in Sony Alpha Mount with Same Focal and Aperture Range
Sony 300mm F2.8 G is compatible with cameras that have 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.
Size, Weight and Filter Thread
Size and weight is a very important decision factor when searching for your next lens. Sony 300mm F2.8 G has a maximum diameter of 122mm and total length of 243mm.
Sony 300mm F2.8 G has a filter thread of 42mm.
Sony 300mm F2.8 G has a fixed focal lenght of 300mm. When it is mounted on an APS-C sensor camera with 1.5x crop, it provides an 35mm (FF) equivalent of 450mm.
Optical Image Stabilization
Sony 300mm F2.8 G doesn't have an optical image stabilization system so the only option to stabilize the image taken with this lens is to mount on a camera body with IBIS (sensor based In-body image stabilization).
Maximum Magnification Ratio
Sony 300mm F2.8 G has a Max Magnification Ratio of 0.18x and has a minimum focusing distance of 2m. 0.18x means that the max magnification ratio is very low and not suitable even for modest close-up shots.
Sony 300mm F2.8 G has a max aperture of F2.8 and a minimum aperture of F32.0.
Sony 300mm F2.8 G's optical formula consists of 13 elements in 12 groups . Special elements used in this design is 1 filter element.
Sony 300mm F2.8 G comes with a removable circular shaped lens hood which is handy to reduce lens flare and glare in your photos.
Sony 300mm F2.8 G is available in Grey and Black color.
Popular Comparisons of Sony 300mm F2.8 G
Here is the eight most popular comparisons of Sony 300mm F2.8 G amongst Camera Decision readers.