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Compare Pentax-D FA 70-210mm F4 vs Pentax-D FA* 70-200mm F2.8 vs Pentax 08 Wide Zoom

Reviews

Neo score
31%
40%
50%
Pros
  • Weather-sealed
  • Beautifully built
  • Very useful focal range
  • Superb image quality
  • Zoom lock prevents zoom creep
  • Weather-sealed
  • Comes with a tripod collar
  • Very nice construction
  • Well priced
  • Exceptionally compact and light
  • The widest option for Q-mount
  • Has a metal mount
  • Has built-in ND filter
Cons
  • Dark maximum aperture
  • Large and heavy
  • External zoom without zoom lock
  • Lens hood not included
  • Low maximum magnification

Price

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

Construction

Aperture Blades
9 blades
9 blades, Rounded (f/2.8-5.6)
Colors
Black
Black or Silver
Silver
Form Factor
Super Telephoto Zoom Lens
Telephoto Zoom Lens
Wide-Angle Zoom Lens
Image Size
APS-C
Full-Frame
1/1.7"
Lens Barrel
Focus limiter, Distance scale
Focus limiter, Tripod collar, Distance scale
Lens Mount
Pentax K-mount
Pentax K-mount
Pentax Q-mount
Material
Magnesium alloy
Motor
Ring-type ultrasonic
Micromotor
Optical Formula | Elements
20 elements
19 elements
10 elements
Optical Formula | Groups
14 groups
16 groups
8 groups
Optical Formula | Special Glass
2 anomalous dispersion and 3 ED elements + HD coating groups
HD, AB, Super Protect coatings groups

Dimensions

Filter Diameter
67 mm / 2.64 in
77 mm / 3.03 in
49 mm / 1.93 in
Size | Diameter
79 mm / 3.11 in
92 mm / 3.62 in
54 mm / 2.13 in
Size | Length
175 mm / 6.89 in
203 mm / 7.99 in
38 mm / 1.50 in
Weight
819 g / 28.94 oz
1755 g / 62.01 oz
75 g / 2.65 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)
34.4° Diagonal | 28.8° Horizontal | 19.5° Vertical (wide) ~ 12.4° Diagonal | 10.3° Horizontal | 6.9° Vertical (tele)
102° Diagonal (wide) ~ 77° (tele)
Aperture
f/4 ~ f/32
f/2.8 ~ f/22
f/3.7–4
Autofocus
Yes
Yes
Yes
Crop Factor
1.5
4.6
Focal Length
70 mm ~ 210 mm
70 mm ~ 200 mm
3.8 mm ~ 5.9 mm
Focal Length (35mm Equivalent)
105.0 mm ~ 315.0 mm
17.5 mm ~ 27.0 mm
Focus Type
Internal
Internal
Image Stabilization
No
No
No
Weather Resistance
Yes
Yes
Zoom Type
Internal zoom
External zoom (zoom lock available)
External zoom

Performance

Max Magnification
0.32x
0.13x
0.03x
Min Focus Distance
950 mm / 37.40 in
1200 mm / 47.24 in
250 mm / 9.84 in

Production

Accessory
Lens hood included
Lens Hood: PH-RBM77 (supplied)
Lens Hood: PH-RBF49 (sold separately)
Debut
2020-01-22
2015-02-04
2013-11-06
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