Sony E 70-350mm F4.5-6.3 G is a Variable aperture Auto Focus (AF) Super Telephoto Zoom
lens with Optical Image stabilization and APS-C / DX max sensor coverage, and it is designed to be used with E Mount
What type of photography is the Sony E 70-350mm F4.5-6.3 G lens good for?
The type of photography that you are planning to use the Sony E 70-350mm F4.5-6.3 G is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated its suitability to various photography scenarios:
Reasons to Buy Sony E 70-350mm F4.5-6.3 G OSS Lens
Here we've included a summary of the advantages and disadvantages of the Sony E 70-350mm F4.5-6.3 G OSS lens in a list form to help you determine whether it offers the features you need.
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| Optical Image Stabilization
| Hood supplied
| Full-time Manual Focusing
| Zoom Lock
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| Lens Extends while zooming
| Slow Aperture at Wide end
| Slow Aperture at Tele end
| Variable Aperture
Sony E 70-350mm F4.5-6.3 G is compatible with cameras that have a Sony E lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Sony E lenses are Sony A6700, Sony FX30 and Sony ZV-E10.
Sony A6700 with the Sony E 70-350mm F4.5-6.3 G Lens
Sony FX30 with the Sony E 70-350mm F4.5-6.3 G Lens
Sony ZV-E10 with the Sony E 70-350mm F4.5-6.3 G Lens
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Size, Weight and Filter Thread
Size and weight is a very important decision factor when searching for your next lens. Sony E 70-350mm F4.5-6.3 G has a maximum diameter of 77mm and total length of 142mm when not extended. It weighs 625g / 22.0 oz.
Below you can find a scaled side-by-side image of Sony E 70-350mm F4.5-6.3 G and Tamron 70-300 F4.5-6.3 Di III (Sony E mount) to get a better idea of how their sizes compare in real life. Check the detailed comparison of these two lenses here.
Sony E 70-350mm F4.5-6.3 G has a filter thread of 67mm. Below are links to the filters that we recommend you to consider for your Sony E 70-350mm F4.5-6.3 G:
Sony E 70-350mm F4.5-6.3 G has a focal range of 70-350mm and 5.0X zoom ratio which has a 35mm equivalent focal range of 105-525mm when used on a APS-C / DX format camera.
The Sony E 70-350mm F4.5-6.3 G is a weather-sealed lens, which provides extra protection to prevent water and dust get inside the lens and camera body under light rain, snow and wind. In order to have effective protection, you have to pair the Sony E 70-350mm F4.5-6.3 G with a weather-sealed camera body such as the Sony A6700, Sony FX30 and Sony A6600.
Optical Image Stabilization
The Sony E 70-350mm F4.5-6.3 G features an optical image stabilization system which helps to reduce the blur that occurs due to shaking during hand-held shooting.
Sony E 70-350mm F4.5-6.3 G features Rotary (extending) zoom method where the length of the lens changes as you zoom in or out. This makes it possible to design the lens with a smaller minimum length ( generally when it is zoomed out) compared to internal zoom lenses. The disadvantages of this design are being harder to seal against dust and moisture, weight balance shifting while zooming and zoom creep in certain lenses.
Sony E 70-350mm F4.5-6.3 G has a Zoom lock feature which eliminates Zoom creep where focal length of the lens changes with gravity when it's held downwards or upwards.
Maximum Magnification Ratio
Sony E 70-350mm F4.5-6.3 G has a Max Magnification Ratio of 0.23x and has a minimum focusing distance of 1.1m.
Below are the 3 Super Telephoto Zoom type Sony E mount lens alternatives with highest max magnification ratios:
Sony E 70-350mm F4.5-6.3 G is a variable aperture lens with a max aperture of f4.5 and a minimum aperture of f22 at 70mm, and a max aperture of f6.3 and minimum aperture of f32 at 350mm .
Sony E 70-350mm F4.5-6.3 G's optical formula consists of 19 elements in 13 groups . Following special elements are used in this design:
- One aspherical
- three ED (extra low dispersion) elements.
Sony E 70-350mm F4.5-6.3 G comes with a removable lens hood which is handy to reduce lens flare and glare in your photos. The model number of the hood is ALC-SH160.
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