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Sony DT 55-300mm F4.5-5.6 SAM

Announced Jul 25, 2012 •
Telephoto zoom lens | Sony/Minolta Alpha | SAL-55300
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Product description
Announced Jul 25, 2012

The Sony DT 55-300mm F4.5-5.6 SAM is a telephoto zoom lens designed for use with Sony's APS-C format SLT cameras, which offers an effective focal length range of approximately 80-450mm. Optical construction includes an ED (Extra-Low Dispersion) element, which should reduce aberrations and increase sharpness, and a built-in SAM focus motor provides fast, if not completely silent autofocus.

Quick specs
Lens type Zoom lens
Focal length 55–300 mm
Image stab. No
Lens mount Sony/Minolta Alpha
Max aperture F4.5–5.6
Min aperture F22–29
Min focus 1.40 m (55.12)
Max magnification 0.27×
Weight 460 g (1.01 lb)
Length 117 mm (4.61)

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