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Compare Sony 24-70mm F2.8 GM vs Sony 400mm F2.8 GM vs Sony 70-200mm F2.8 GM

Reviews

Neo score
52%
62%
71%
Pros
  • Zoom lock prevents zoom creep
  • Weather-sealed
  • Quite useful f/2.8 constant aperture
  • 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
  • Large and heavy
  • Not very sharp
  • Not stabilized
  • Very expensive
  • Rather heavy
  • Not sharper than the F4 lens

Price

MSRP
2000 USD
12000 USD
2300 USD
Offers (incl. referral links)

Construction

Aperture Blades
9 blades
11 blades
11 blades
Colors
Black
White
Gray
Form Factor
Standard Zoom Lens
Super Telephoto Prime Lens
Telephoto Zoom Lens
Image Size
Full-Frame
Full-Frame
Full-Frame
Lens Barrel
Focus limiter, Tripod collar, Distance scale
Focus limiter, Tripod collar
Lens Mount
Sony E-mount
Sony E-mount
Sony E-mount
Material
Magnesium alloy
Motor
Piezoelectric
Linear Motor
Ring-type ultrasonic
Optical Formula | Elements
18 elements
23 elements
32 elements
Optical Formula | Groups
13 groups
17 groups
18 groups
Optical Formula | Special Glass
One extreme aspherical, one super ED, one ED element + Nano AR coating 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
82 mm / 3.23 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
136 mm / 5.35 in
359 mm / 14.13 in
200 mm / 7.87 in
Weight
886 g / 31.31 oz
2895 g / 102.30 oz
1480 g / 52.30 oz

Function

Angle Of View
84.1° Diagonal | 73.7° Horizontal | 53.1° Vertical (wide) ~ 34.4° Diagonal | 28.8° Horizontal | 19.5° 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
24 mm ~ 70 mm
400 mm
70 mm ~ 200 mm
Focus Type
Internal
Internal
Internal
Image Stabilization
No
Yes
Yes
Weather Resistance
Yes
Yes
Yes
Zoom Type
External zoom (zoom lock available)
External zoom (zoom lock available)

Performance

Max Magnification
0.24x
0.16x
0.25x
Min Focus Distance
380 mm / 14.96 in
2700 mm / 106.30 in
960 mm / 37.80 in

Production

Accessory
Lens Hood: ALC-SH141 (supplied)
Lens Hood: ALC-SH155 (supplied)
Lens Hood: ALC-SH145 (supplied)
Debut
2016-02-03
2018-06-27
2016-02-03
Model Name
SEL2470GM
SEL400F28GM
SEL70200GM
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