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Compare PENTAX-D FA 15-30mm F2.8 vs Pentax-D FA 150-450mm F4.5-5.6

Reviews

Neo score
31%
31%
Pros
  • Constant f/2.8 aperture
  • Great optical performance
  • Weather-sealed
  • Beautifully constructed
  • Great reach at a reasonable price point
  • Zoom lock prevents zoom creep
  • Weather-sealed
  • Comes with a tripod collar
Cons
  • Rather long
  • On the heavy side
  • Lacks front filter thread
  • Dark maximum aperture
  • Large and heavy

Price

MSRP
1350 USD
2500 USD
Offers (incl. referral links)

Construction

Aperture Blades
9 blades
9 blades, Rounded (150mm: F4.5-8, 450mm: F5.6-8)
Colors
Black
Black
Form Factor
Ultra Wide-Angle Zoom Lens
Super Telephoto Zoom Lens
Image Size
Full-Frame
Full-Frame
Lens Barrel
Distance scale
Focus limiter, Tripod collar, Distance scale
Lens Mount
Pentax K-mount
Pentax K-mount
Motor
Ultrasonic
Micromotor
Optical Formula | Elements
18 elements
18 elements
Optical Formula | Groups
13 groups
14 groups
Optical Formula | Special Glass
Three ED and aspherical elements + HD and SP coatings groups
HD, Super protect coatings, ED elements groups

Dimensions

Filter Diameter
86 mm / 3.39 in
Size | Diameter
99 mm / 3.90 in
95 mm / 3.74 in
Size | Length
144 mm / 5.67 in
242 mm / 9.53 in
Weight
1040 g / 36.75 oz
2000 g / 70.67 oz

Function

Angle Of View
110.6° Diagonal | 100.4° Horizontal | 77.3° Vertical (wide) ~ 71.6° Diagonal | 61.9° Horizontal | 43.6° Vertical (tele)
16.4° Diagonal | 13.7° Horizontal | 9.1° Vertical (wide) ~ 5.5° Diagonal | 4.6° Horizontal | 3.1° Vertical (tele)
Aperture
f/2.8 ~ f/22
f/4.5–5.6 ~ f/22–27
Autofocus
Yes
Yes
Focal Length
15 mm ~ 30 mm
150 mm ~ 450 mm
Focus Type
Internal
Internal
Image Stabilization
No
No
Weather Resistance
Yes
Yes
Zoom Type
External zoom (zoom lock available)

Performance

Max Magnification
0.2x
0.22x
Min Focus Distance
280 mm / 11.02 in
2000 mm / 78.74 in

Production

Accessory
Lens hood included
Lens Hood: PH-RBA86 (supplied), Tripod mount: O-TM80Lens case: HS120-270
Debut
2016-02-17
2015-02-04
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