Sony FE 100-400mm F4.5-5.6 GM OSS is an Auto Focus (AF) Telephoto Zoom
lens with 35mm FF max sensor coverage and it is designed to be used with Sony E mount cameras.
Sony GM Lenses in Sony E Mount
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Sony FE 100-400mm F4.5-5.6 GM OSS is compatible with cameras that have Sony E
lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras with Sony E lens mount are Sony ZV-E10
, Sony A1
and Sony A7c
Max sensor coverage of Sony FE 100-400mm F4.5-5.6 GM OSS is 35mm FF
Sony FE 100-400mm F4.5-5.6 GM OSS has a focal range of 100-400mm and 4.0X zoom ratio. When it is mounted on an APS-C sensor camera with 1.5x crop, it provides an 35mm (FF) equivalent of 150 - 600mm.
Optical Image Stabilization
Sony FE 100-400mm F4.5-5.6 GM OSS features an optical image stabilization system which helps to reduce the blur that occurs due to shaking during hand-held shooting.
Sony FE 100-400mm F4.5-5.6 GM OSS is available in White color.
Sony FE 100-400mm F4.5-5.6 GM OSS 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 FE 100-400mm F4.5-5.6 GM OSS 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 FE 100-400mm F4.5-5.6 GM OSS has a Max Magnification Ratio of 0.35x
and has a minimum focusing distance of 0.98m
Sony FE 100-400mm F4.5-5.6 GM OSS is a variable aperture lens with a max aperture of f4.5 and a minimum aperture of f32 at 100mm, and a max aperture of f5.6 and minimum aperture of f40 at 400mm .
Sony FE 100-400mm F4.5-5.6 GM OSS's optical formula consists of 22 elements in 16 groups. Following special elements are used in this design:
- Two ED
- 1 super ED element
- Fluorine-coated front element.