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Compare Pentax-D FA 70-210mm F4 vs Pentax-D FA 150-450mm F4.5-5.6 vs Pentax-D FA* 70-200mm F2.8

Reviews

Neo score
31%
31%
40%
Pros
  • Weather-sealed
  • Beautifully built
  • Very useful focal range
  • Great reach at a reasonable price point
  • Zoom lock prevents zoom creep
  • Weather-sealed
  • Comes with a tripod collar
  • Superb image quality
  • Zoom lock prevents zoom creep
  • Weather-sealed
  • Comes with a tripod collar
  • Very nice construction
  • Well priced
Cons
  • Dark maximum aperture
  • Dark maximum aperture
  • Large and heavy
  • Large and heavy

Price

MSRP
1000 USD
2500 USD
1700 USD
Offers (incl. referral links)

Construction

Aperture Blades
9 blades
9 blades, Rounded (150mm: F4.5-8, 450mm: F5.6-8)
9 blades, Rounded (f/2.8-5.6)
Colors
Black
Black
Black or Silver
Form Factor
Super Telephoto Zoom Lens
Super Telephoto Zoom Lens
Telephoto Zoom Lens
Image Size
APS-C
Full-Frame
Full-Frame
Lens Barrel
Focus limiter, Distance scale
Focus limiter, Tripod collar, Distance scale
Focus limiter, Tripod collar, Distance scale
Lens Mount
Pentax K-mount
Pentax K-mount
Pentax K-mount
Material
Magnesium alloy
Motor
Ring-type ultrasonic
Micromotor
Optical Formula | Elements
20 elements
18 elements
19 elements
Optical Formula | Groups
14 groups
14 groups
16 groups
Optical Formula | Special Glass
2 anomalous dispersion and 3 ED elements + HD coating groups
HD, Super protect coatings, ED elements groups
HD, AB, Super Protect coatings groups

Dimensions

Filter Diameter
67 mm / 2.64 in
86 mm / 3.39 in
77 mm / 3.03 in
Size | Diameter
79 mm / 3.11 in
95 mm / 3.74 in
92 mm / 3.62 in
Size | Length
175 mm / 6.89 in
242 mm / 9.53 in
203 mm / 7.99 in
Weight
819 g / 28.94 oz
2000 g / 70.67 oz
1755 g / 62.01 oz

Function

Angle Of View
23.3° Diagonal | 19.5° Horizontal | 13.0° Vertical (wide) ~ 7.9° Diagonal | 6.5° Horizontal | 4.4° Vertical (tele)
16.4° Diagonal | 13.7° Horizontal | 9.1° Vertical (wide) ~ 5.5° Diagonal | 4.6° Horizontal | 3.1° Vertical (tele)
34.4° Diagonal | 28.8° Horizontal | 19.5° Vertical (wide) ~ 12.4° Diagonal | 10.3° Horizontal | 6.9° Vertical (tele)
Aperture
f/4 ~ f/32
f/4.5–5.6 ~ f/22–27
f/2.8 ~ f/22
Autofocus
Yes
Yes
Yes
Crop Factor
1.5
Focal Length
70 mm ~ 210 mm
150 mm ~ 450 mm
70 mm ~ 200 mm
Focal Length (35mm Equivalent)
105.0 mm ~ 315.0 mm
Focus Type
Internal
Internal
Internal
Image Stabilization
No
No
No
Weather Resistance
Yes
Yes
Yes
Zoom Type
Internal zoom
External zoom (zoom lock available)
External zoom (zoom lock available)

Performance

Max Magnification
0.32x
0.22x
0.13x
Min Focus Distance
950 mm / 37.40 in
2000 mm / 78.74 in
1200 mm / 47.24 in

Production

Accessory
Lens hood included
Lens Hood: PH-RBA86 (supplied), Tripod mount: O-TM80Lens case: HS120-270
Lens Hood: PH-RBM77 (supplied)
Debut
2020-01-22
2015-02-04
2015-02-04
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