Optimized optical and mechanical design offers outstanding super-telephoto zoom performance for APS-C bodies (105–525 mm equiv.). Impressive G Lens quality is maintained throughout the zoom range right out to the image edges. All of this is packed into a compact, mobile 5x super-telephoto zoom lens with built-in optical image stabilization.
One aspherical element and three ED (Extra-low Dispersion) glass elements in a precision optical design suppress aberration throughout the zoom range, including chromatic aberration that can be an issue at super-telephoto focal lengths. Excellent sharpness and rendering are achieved at all zoom settings, throughout the image area. Gorgeous telephoto G Lens bokeh is another advantage.
Although it offers a big 5x zoom range, this compact lens weighs in at just 625 grams, enhancing the mobility of the entire camera system. 70–350mm (105–525mm equiv.) is an ideal range for a wide spectrum of subjects. Built-in optical image stabilization makes it easier to capture crisp, blur-free imagery even when shooting handheld at super-telephoto focal lengths.
- Minimum Focus Distance 1.1–1.5 m (3.61–4.93 ft)
- Maximum Magnification ratio (x) 0.23
- Filter Diameter (mm) 67
- Weight 625 g (22.1 oz.)