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Compare Sony 400mm F2.8 GM vs Sony 100-400mm F4.5-5.6 GM

Reviews

Neo score
62%
52%
Pros
  • Exceptionally faster autofocus
  • Lighter than the competition
  • Optically stabilized
  • Weather-sealed
  • Comes with a tripod collar
  • Compatible with teleconverters
  • Superb sharpness
  • Optically stabilized
  • Zoom lock prevents zoom creep
  • Weather-sealed
  • Comes with a tripod collar
Cons
  • Very expensive
  • Dark and variable maximum aperture
  • Large and heavy

Price

MSRP
12000 USD
2500 USD
Offers (incl. referral links)

Construction

Aperture Blades
11 blades
9 blades
Colors
White
White
Form Factor
Super Telephoto Prime Lens
Super Telephoto Zoom Lens
Image Size
Full-Frame
Full-Frame
Lens Barrel
Focus limiter, Tripod collar, Distance scale
Focus limiter, Tripod collar
Lens Mount
Sony E-mount
Sony E-mount
Material
Magnesium alloy
Magnesium alloy
Motor
Linear Motor
Linear Motor
Optical Formula | Elements
23 elements
22 elements
Optical Formula | Groups
17 groups
16 groups
Optical Formula | Special Glass
1 fluorite and 3 ED elements, Nano AR and fluorine coatings groups
Two ED, one super ED element. Fluorine-coated front element. groups

Dimensions

Filter Diameter
40.5 mm / 1.59 in
77 mm / 3.03 in
Size | Diameter
158 mm / 6.22 in
94 mm / 3.70 in
Size | Length
359 mm / 14.13 in
205 mm / 8.07 in
Weight
2895 g / 102.30 oz
1395 g / 49.29 oz

Function

Angle Of View
6.2° Diagonal | 5.2° Horizontal | 3.4° Vertical
24.4° Diagonal | 20.4° Horizontal | 13.7° Vertical (wide) ~ 6.2° Diagonal | 5.2° Horizontal | 3.4° Vertical (tele)
Aperture
f/2.8
f/4.5–5.6 ~ f/32–40
Autofocus
Yes
Yes
Focal Length
400 mm
100 mm ~ 400 mm
Focus Type
Internal
Internal
Image Stabilization
Yes
Yes
Weather Resistance
Yes
Yes
Zoom Type
External zoom (zoom lock available)

Performance

Max Magnification
0.16x
0.35x
Min Focus Distance
2700 mm / 106.30 in
980 mm / 38.58 in

Production

Accessory
Lens Hood: ALC-SH155 (supplied)
Lens Hood: ALC-SH151 (supplied)
Debut
2018-06-27
2017-04-19
Model Name
SEL400F28GM
SEL100400GM
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