Sony announced the new DT55-300mm F4.5-5.6 SAM (model SAL55300) telephoto zoom lens for Alpha A-mount cameras with APS-C sensor.
The lens has a 55mm-300mm ( 35mm equivalent 83-450mm) focal length, which is about 5.5x magnification range.
The SAL55300 features Smooth Autofocus Motor (SAM) for high-speed and smooth auto focus, and ED (Extra-Low Dispersion) glass element that reduces color aberrations for improved image quality at medium to long focal lengths.
You can now buy Sony DT55-300mm F4.5-5.6 SAM for $300 via bhphotovideo.
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Type: Telephoto Zoom Lens Mount: Sony E Diameter: 2.96 in (75.5 mm) Length: 3.88 in (99 mm) Weight: 1.2 lbs (524 g) Lens System: Lens Aperture: F3.50 - F6.30 Focal length: 18 - 200 mm Max View Angle: 8 - 76 deg/min Auto Focus: Yes Image Stabilization: Yes Photographic Filter Diameter: 2.63 in (67 mm) Minimal Focus Range: 0.3 m Number of Optical Lens Elements: 17 Number of Lens Groups: 12 Ultrasonic Motor: No Miscellaneous: Number of ... »