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

Reviews

Neo score
31%
40%
Pros
  • 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
  • Large and heavy
  • Large and heavy

Price

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

Construction

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

Dimensions

Filter Diameter
86 mm / 3.39 in
77 mm / 3.03 in
Size | Diameter
95 mm / 3.74 in
92 mm / 3.62 in
Size | Length
242 mm / 9.53 in
203 mm / 7.99 in
Weight
2000 g / 70.67 oz
1755 g / 62.01 oz

Function

Angle Of View
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/4.5–5.6 ~ f/22–27
f/2.8 ~ f/22
Autofocus
Yes
Yes
Focal Length
150 mm ~ 450 mm
70 mm ~ 200 mm
Focus Type
Internal
Internal
Image Stabilization
No
No
Weather Resistance
Yes
Yes
Zoom Type
External zoom (zoom lock available)
External zoom (zoom lock available)

Performance

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

Production

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