Sony FE 70-300mm F/4.5 5.6 G OSS review: Compact package
Available for around $1,199, the new lens features a total of 16 elements arranged in 13 groups, with no fewer than four aspheres and two ED glass elements. It also features a 9-bladed circular aperture; adopts the company’s Nano AR coating to reduce flare and ghosting; and is sealed against dust and moisture. As the first lens in the series to reach 300mm, albeit as a zoom, the lens is optically stabilized — however, unlike some rival models, it lacks any panning or automatic tripod-sensing modes.
Autofocus is another area that’s pared back somewhat compared with the company’s high-end G master