70-300mm to 70-350mm, anyone switched?

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C.Eaton Senior Member • Posts: 1,048
Re: 70-300mm to 70-350mm, anyone switched?

MarkG wrote:

I'm curious about the first-hand experiences of the owners of FE 70-300mm who switched to E 70-350mm. Preferably on a6300 or later body (a6400 or a6600 would be ideal).

I'm sure you are enjoying weight/size savings...

* Do you see any AF speed improvement in AF-C?

* Do you see any IQ difference at 300-350mm wide open?

* Do you miss focus limiter?

* Do you miss closer focus distance?

* What about 1/3 stop difference?

I have a very good copy of the 70-300mm on a6400 and enjoy it quite a bit. Wondering if anyone switched and what you think after you did that.


Like yourself I have the FE 70-300 and was considering the switch to the 70-350, however Mark Galer reported that the AF was no different between the two despite the uprated system in the newer lens.

Also I like the idea of getting an A7 of some flavour and obviously I can switch between, so the FE lens is staying.

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Sony Alpha NEX-6 Sony a6400 Sony E 55-210mm F4.5-6.3 OSS Sony E 16-50mm F3.5-5.6 PZ OSS Sony FE 70-300mm F4.5-5.6 G OSS
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