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Compare Pentax-DA 10-17mm F3.5-4.5 vs Pentax DA 55-300mm F4.0-5.8

Reviews

Neo score
31%
50%
Pros
  • Ultra-wide fisheye offers unique creative possibilities
  • Weather-sealed
  • Great price for the price
Cons
  • Lacks front filter thread
  • External zoom without zoom lock
  • Lacks weather sealing
  • Not the strongest optical performance
  • Dark and variable maximum aperture
  • External zoom without zoom lock
  • Not the best from Pentax

Price

MSRP
500 USD
300 USD
Offers (incl. referral links)

Construction

Aperture Blades
6 blades
6 blades
Colors
Black
Black
Form Factor
Ultra Wide-Angle Zoom Lens
Super Telephoto Zoom Lens
Image Size
APS-C
APS-C
Lens Barrel
Distance scale
Distance scale
Lens Mount
Pentax K-mount
Pentax K-mount
Motor
Screw drive from camera
Screw drive from camera
Optical Formula | Elements
10 elements
12 elements
Optical Formula | Groups
8 groups
8 groups
Optical Formula | Special Glass
ED element, HD + Super Protective coatings groups
ED glass elements groups

Dimensions

Filter Diameter
58 mm / 2.28 in
Size | Diameter
68 mm / 2.68 in
71 mm / 2.80 in
Size | Length
70 mm / 2.76 in
112 mm / 4.41 in
Weight
317 g / 11.20 oz
466 g / 16.47 oz

Function

Angle Of View
180° Diagonal (wide) ~ 100° Diagonal
29.4° Diagonal | 24.6° Horizontal | 16.6° Vertical (wide) ~ 5.5° Diagonal | 4.6° Horizontal | 3.1° Vertical (tele)
Aperture
f/3.5–4.5 ~ f/22–32
f/4–5.8 ~ f/22–32
Autofocus
Yes
Yes
Crop Factor
1.5
1.5
Focal Length
10 mm ~ 17 mm
55 mm ~ 300 mm
Focal Length (35mm Equivalent)
15.0 mm ~ 25.5 mm
82.5 mm ~ 450.0 mm
Focus Type
Internal
Image Stabilization
No
Weather Resistance
No
Yes
Zoom Type
External zoom
External zoom

Performance

Max Magnification
0.39x
0.28x
Min Focus Distance
140 mm / 5.51 in
1400 mm / 55.12 in

Production

Accessory
Lens hood included
Lens Hood: PH-RBI 58mm (supplied)
Debut
2019-07-08
2013-10-07
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