Sony FE 28-70mm F3.5-5.6 OSS Lens Compared to the Sony FE 24-70mm F4 ZA OSS Lens

SpecificationsSony FE 28-70mm F3.5-5.6 OSS LensSony FE 24-70mm F4 ZA OSS Lens
  Sony FE 28-70mm F3.5-5.6 OSS Lens Sony FE 24-70mm F4 ZA OSS Lens
Year Introduced20132014
Mounts OnFull-Frame, APS-CFull-Frame, APS-C
Lenses / Groups9/812/10
Angle of View: Diagonal75° – 34°84.1° – 34.3°
 
Aperture  
Aperture Range - Wide / Long f/3.5-22 / f/5.6-36 f/4-22
Aperture Max by Focal Length 28-30mm = f/3.5
31-40mm = f/4.0
41-51mm = f/4.5
52-60mm = f/5.0
61-70mm = f/5.6
Number of Aperture Blades 7 7
Rounded Aperture? Y Y
 
Weight  
Manufacturer Specification Weight 10.4 oz  (295g) 15.2 oz  (430g)
Actual Weight 10.4 oz  (295g) 15 oz  (425g)
Lens Hood Weight 0.7 oz  (20g) 1.1 oz  (30g)
In-Use Weight 11.1 oz  (315g) 16.1 oz  (455g)
 
Size  
Manufacturer Spec Size (DxL) 2.85 x 3.27”  (72.5 x 83mm) 2.87 x 3.72”  (73 x 94.5mm)
Measured Size (DxL) 2.86 x 3.5”  (73 x 88.8mm) 2.87 x 3.93”  (73 x 99.9mm)
Max Length at Full Extension 3.82”  (97mm) 5.1”  (129.6mm)
Internal Zoom? / Extends with Zoom? N / Y N / Y
Zoom Extension Length 0.32”  (8.2mm) 1.17”  (29.7mm)
Internal Focusing? / Extends with Focusing? Y / N Y / N
Lens Hood Size (DxL) 3.21 x 1.6”  (81.6 x 40.6mm) 3.39 x 1.52”  (86 x 38.5mm)
Lens Length with Hood (Min-Max) 5.09 - 5.42”  (129.4 - 137.6mm) 5.1 - 6.27”  (129.5 - 159.2mm)
Size of Rings: Focus / Zoom 0.71” / 1.24”  (18mm / 31.6mm) 0.57” / 1.04”  (14.5mm / 26.4mm)
Filter Size 55mm  UV ► CP ► 67mm  UV ► CP ►
Front Element (Filter Mount) Rotates N N
 
Focus  
AF Motor Type SSM LAM
Full Time Manual Focus Y
Focus Ring Rotation 30°
Focus Limiter? / Focus Limiter Ranges N N
Distance Scale? / Type N N
 
Close Focus  
Specified Min Focus Distance 11.81”  (300mm) 15.75”  (400mm)
Tested Min Focus Distance (Wide / Long) 12.36” / 14.29”  (314mm / 363mm)
Maximum Magnification (MM) 0.19x 0.20x
 
Features  
Zoom Ring Rotation 69° 68°
Zoom Ring Lock Switch? N N
Lens Hood Included / Model? Y / ALC-SH132 Buy ► Y / ALC-SH130 Buy ►
Weather Sealed? / Filter Required? Y / Y /
Image Stabilization? / Stops? / Tripod Sensing? Y / / Y / /
Extender Compatible? N N
Case Included? / Type? N / Y /
47.25" x 31.5" Subject Framing Distance 28mm = 3.4'
35mm = 4.1'
50mm = 6.04''
70mm = 8.21'
24mm = 2.86'
35mm = 4.18'
50mm = 6.00'
70mm = 8.10'
1200mm x 800mm Subject Framing Distance 28mm = 1036mm
35mm = 1249mm
50mm = 1840mm
250mm = 2502mm
24mm = 873mm
35mm = 1275mm
50mm = 1829mm
70mm = 2460mm
 
Review Sony FE 28-70mm F3.5-5.6 OSS Lens Sony FE 24-70mm F4 ZA OSS Lens
 
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