E 70–350 mm F4.5–6.3 G OSS
Optimized optical and mechanical design offers outstanding super-telephoto zoom performance for APS-C bodies (105–525 mm equiv.). Impressive G Lens quality is maintained throughout the zoom range right out to the image edges. All of this is packed into a compact, mobile 5x super-telephoto zoom lens with built-in optical image stabilization.
Coupled with α E-mount cameras from Sony, APS-C E-mount lenses deliver big camera performance.
One aspherical element and three ED (Extra-low Dispersion) glass elements in a precision optical design suppress aberration throughout the zoom range, including chromatic aberration that can be an issue at super-telephoto focal lengths. Excellent sharpness and rendering are achieved at all zoom settings, throughout the image area. Gorgeous telephoto G Lens bokeh is another advantage.
Although it offers a big 5x zoom range, this compact lens weighs in at just 625 grams, enhancing the mobility of the entire camera system. 70–350-mm (105–525 mm equiv.) is an ideal range for a wide spectrum of subjects. Built-in optical image stabilization makes it easy to capture crisp, blur-free imagery even when shooting handheld at super-telephoto focal lengths.
Sony’s original XD (extreme dynamic) linear motor technology has been applied in an APS-C lens, offering top-class autofocus performance that is fast, precise, and tenacious. Coupled with the advanced real-time AF capability of the latest compact APS-C bodies, you have a high-performance, easy-handling system for landscapes, wildlife, and more.
An Optical SteadyShot™ switch, customizable focus hold button, and zoom lock switch add control convenience to a lens that also features a dust and moisture resistant design for high reliability in challenging environmental conditions. All of this complements the lens’s portability, making pro-class control and dependability available wherever you go.
Impeccable Sony G Lens design emphasizes a graceful balance between high resolution and gorgeous background bokeh that can enhance the artist’s vision.
 Aspherical lens  ED (extra-low dispersion) glass
MTF (Modulation Transfer Function) describes how well a lens can reproduce fine details, measured as the degree of contrast achieved between finely spaced lines.
 Contrast (%)  Distance from optical center of lens (mm)  At 70 mm / Max. aperture  At 70 mm / F8 aperture  At 350 mm / Max. aperture  At 350 mm / F8 aperture  Spatial frequency  10 line pairs / mm  30 line pairs / mm  Radial values  Tangential values
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Some camera bodies may require soft update for full functionality.
Specifications and Features
- Minimum Focus Distance
- 1.1–1.5 m (3.61–4.93 ft)
- Maximum Magnification ratio (x)
- Filter Diameter (mm)
- 625 g (22.1 oz)
What's in the Box
Hood (model): ALC-SH160, Lens front cap: ALC-F67S, Lens rear cap: ALC-R1EM