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Compare Sony 70-200mm F2.8 GM II vs Sony 400mm F2.8 GM vs Sony 70-200mm F2.8 GM

Reviews

Neo score
80%
62%
71%
Pros
  • Optically stabilized
  • Internal zoom
  • Weather-sealed
  • Comes with physical aperture ring
  • Comes with a tripod collar
  • Much lighter and more compact than Mk I
  • Very, very sharp
  • Compatible with teleconverters
  • Exceptionally faster autofocus
  • Lighter than the competition
  • Optically stabilized
  • Weather-sealed
  • Comes with a tripod collar
  • Compatible with teleconverters
  • Optically stabilized
  • Zoom lock prevents zoom creep
  • Weather-sealed
  • Comes with a tripod collar
Cons
  • Still expensive
  • Flaring against direct sunlight
  • Very expensive
  • Rather heavy
  • Not sharper than the F4 lens

Price

MSRP
2800 USD
12000 USD
2300 USD
Offers (incl. referral links)

Construction

Aperture Blades
11 blades, Rounded blades
11 blades
11 blades
Colors
White
White
Gray
Form Factor
Telephoto Zoom Lens
Super Telephoto Prime Lens
Telephoto Zoom Lens
Image Size
Full-Frame
Full-Frame
Full-Frame
Lens Barrel
Physical aperture ring, Focus limiter, Tripod collar
Focus limiter, Tripod collar, Distance scale
Focus limiter, Tripod collar
Lens Mount
Sony E-mount, Sony E-mount
Sony E-mount
Sony E-mount
Material
Magnesium alloy
Motor
Linear Motor
Linear Motor
Ring-type ultrasonic
Optical Formula | Elements
17 elements
23 elements
32 elements
Optical Formula | Groups
14 groups
17 groups
18 groups
Optical Formula | Special Glass
1 'XD' extreme aspheric, 1 ED aspheric, 1 aspheric, 2 Super ED, 2 ED elements groups
1 fluorite and 3 ED elements, Nano AR and fluorine coatings groups
One double-side aspherical and one extreme aspherical element + Nano AR coating groups

Dimensions

Filter Diameter
77 mm / 3.03 in
40.5 mm / 1.59 in
77 mm / 3.03 in
Size | Diameter
88 mm / 3.46 in
158 mm / 6.22 in
88 mm / 3.46 in
Size | Length
200 mm / 7.87 in
359 mm / 14.13 in
200 mm / 7.87 in
Weight
1045 g / 36.93 oz
2895 g / 102.30 oz
1480 g / 52.30 oz

Function

Angle Of View
34.4° Diagonal | 28.8° Horizontal | 19.5° Vertical (wide) ~ 12.4° Diagonal | 10.3° Horizontal | 6.9° Vertical (tele)
6.2° Diagonal | 5.2° Horizontal | 3.4° Vertical
34.4° Diagonal | 28.8° Horizontal | 19.5° Vertical (wide) ~ 12.4° Diagonal | 10.3° Horizontal | 6.9° Vertical (tele)
Aperture
f/2.8 ~ f/22
f/2.8
f/2.8 ~ f/22
Autofocus
Yes
Yes
Yes
Focal Length
70 mm ~ 200 mm
400 mm
70 mm ~ 200 mm
Focus Type
Internal
Internal
Internal
Image Stabilization
Yes
Yes
Yes
Weather Resistance
Yes
Yes
Yes
Zoom Type
Internal zoom
External zoom (zoom lock available)

Performance

Max Magnification
0.3x
0.16x
0.25x
Min Focus Distance
400 mm / 15.75 in
2700 mm / 106.30 in
960 mm / 37.80 in

Production

Accessory
Lens hood included
Lens Hood: ALC-SH155 (supplied)
Lens Hood: ALC-SH145 (supplied)
Debut
2021-10-13
2018-06-27
2016-02-03
Model Name
SEL70200GM2
SEL400F28GM
SEL70200GM
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