Sony 70-200mm F2.8 G SSM II vs. Sony FE 70-200mm F2.8 GM OSS

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Oct 16, 2013
Feb 3, 2016
 
Zoom lens
Zoom lens
35mm FF
35mm FF
70–200 mm
70–200 mm
Yes (via camera body)
Yes
Sony/Minolta Alpha
Sony FE
 
F2.8
F2.8
F32
F22
No
No
9
11
rounded blades
 
 
19
32
16
18
4 ED glass elements
One double-side aspherical and one extreme aspherical element + Nano AR coating
 
1.20 m (47.24)
0.96 m (37.8)
0.21×
0.25×
Yes
Yes
Ring-type ultrasonic
Ring-type ultrasonic
Yes
Yes
Internal
Internal
Yes
No
Yes
No
 
Yes
 
1500 g (3.31 lb)
1480 g (3.26 lb)
87 mm (3.43)
88 mm (3.46)
197 mm (7.76)
200 mm (7.87)
Yes
Yes
Grey and Black
Gray
Rotary (internal)
Rotary (extending)
 
No
 
Yes
77 mm
77 mm
Does not rotate on focus
 
Yes
Yes
ALC-SH120
ALC-SH145
Yes
Yes
 
Faster AF and AR coating compared to predecessor. Weight without tripod mount is 1340g.