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Sony 70-200mm f/2.8 G-Series a (Alpha) Mount Digital SLR Telephoto Zoom Lens with Hood

SKU: ISO7020028G MFR: SAL70200G
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About the Sony 70-200mm

• Cover a broad range of frequent telephoto shooting situations with the Sony SAL-70200G. Its range makes it ideal for long-distance sports and wildlife photography.

A precision zoom lens with bright aperture and fast, quiet auto-focus response.

• Specially designed for the APS-size CCD imager of the Sony® a (alpha) DSLR-A100 camera, this superb G-Series zoom lens covers a broad range of frequent telephoto shooting situations.

• Its 35mm-equivalent range of 105-300mm zooming, fast f/2.8 aperture and quiet, high-speed SSM (Super Sonic wave Motor) auto-focus precision makes it ideal for long-distance sports and wildlife photography.

The Sony 70-200mm is commonly used for Landscape/scenery, Low light, Sports/action, Weddings, Wildlife photos and more.The Sony 70-200mm is most used by customers who consider themselves to be a Semi-pro photographer among others.The Sony 70-200mm is popular because customers like the following qualities of the Sony 70-200mm: Consistent output, Durable, Easily interchangeable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Nice bokeh, Rugged and Strong construction.

Sony 70-200mm Includes

  • Front and Rear Lens Caps
  • SH0010 Lens Hood
  • Lens Case
  • Sony 1 Year Warranty

Summary of Customer Reviews

Customers most agreed on the following attributes:
Fast / accurate auto-focus (17) , Consistent output (10) , Strong construction (10) , Durable (8) , Rugged (7) , Nice bokeh (7) , Easily interchangeable (5)
Heavy (8)
Best Uses:
Sports/action (8) , Landscape/scenery (8) , Wildlife photos (8) , Weddings (5) , Low light (4) , Wildlife (3) , Video (3)
Reviewer Profile:
Semi-pro photographer (6) , Enthusiast (3) , Photo enthusiast (3) , Casual photographer (1)

Sony 70-200mm Features

  • SSM (Super Sonic wave Motor):
  • A built-in lens motor for faster automatic focusing with high torque at low speed, quick start/stop response, and quiet, smooth operation.
  • ED (Extra-low Dispersion) Glass:
  • Four precision ED Glass lenses correct chromatic aberrations and deliver visually accurate results even at full telephoto zoom extension.
  • Internal Focusing System:
  • Internal lens elements move, so the overall length does not change, creating azoom lens that focuses more quickly and doesn't affect the balance of your camera.
  • 2 DMF (Direct Manual Focus) Modes:
  • Allow you to quickly revert to manual focus by just turning the manual focus ring of the lens.
  • Versatile Focus Hold:
  • Three focus hold buttons in different lens locations, plus electronic slider focus range selector switch.

Sony 70-200mm Specifications

Type G Series 70-200mm f/2.8 G Telephoto Zoom
Design SSM (Super Sonic wave Motor) for fast auto-focus
Modes 2 DMF (Direct Manual Focus) Modes
Elements 4 ED Glass Elements for greater visual accuracy
Fast Internal Focusing -- lens length does not change
Versatile focus hold with 3 buttons on lens
Electronic slider focus range selector switch
Focal Length
35mm Equivalent: 70 - 200 mm
APS: 105 - 300 mm
Angle of View
35mm Equivalent: 34 deg - 12 deg 30'
APS: 23 deg - 8 deg
Min Focus Distance 4 ft (1.2 m)
Aperture Maximum f2.8
Aperture Minimum f32
Maximum Magnification 0.21X
Lens Construction 19 elements in 16 groups with 9 aperture blades
Filter Diameter 77 mm
Lens Dimensions 3-1/2" x 7-3/4" (87 mm x 196.5 mm)
Lens Weight 2 lb 15.3 oz (1.34 kg)
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