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

Reviews

Neo score
40%
50%
Pros
  • 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
  • Large and heavy
  • External zoom without zoom lock
  • Lens hood not included
  • Low maximum magnification

Price

MSRP
1700 USD
Offers (incl. referral links)

Construction

Aperture Blades
9 blades, Rounded (f/2.8-5.6)
Colors
Black or Silver
Silver
Form Factor
Telephoto Zoom Lens
Wide-Angle Zoom Lens
Image Size
Full-Frame
1/1.7"
Lens Barrel
Focus limiter, Tripod collar, Distance scale
Lens Mount
Pentax K-mount
Pentax Q-mount
Motor
Micromotor
Optical Formula | Elements
19 elements
10 elements
Optical Formula | Groups
16 groups
8 groups
Optical Formula | Special Glass
HD, AB, Super Protect coatings groups

Dimensions

Filter Diameter
77 mm / 3.03 in
49 mm / 1.93 in
Size | Diameter
92 mm / 3.62 in
54 mm / 2.13 in
Size | Length
203 mm / 7.99 in
38 mm / 1.50 in
Weight
1755 g / 62.01 oz
75 g / 2.65 oz

Function

Angle Of View
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/2.8 ~ f/22
f/3.7–4
Autofocus
Yes
Yes
Crop Factor
4.6
Focal Length
70 mm ~ 200 mm
3.8 mm ~ 5.9 mm
Focal Length (35mm Equivalent)
17.5 mm ~ 27.0 mm
Focus Type
Internal
Image Stabilization
No
No
Weather Resistance
Yes
Zoom Type
External zoom (zoom lock available)
External zoom

Performance

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

Production

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