Why is the new Sony 70-200mm F4 OSS FE Lens so big?

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Paul Richman
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Why is the new Sony 70-200mm F4 OSS FE Lens so big?
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It's about the same size/weight as the Nikon equivalent (which I have, a great lens!).  We've all read on Luminous Landscape how Sony managed to reduce size of FF camera bodies (A7/r) and lenses by eliminating the mirror box, thus allowing lenses to get much closer to the sensor.  So, why?

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