Sony 300mm f/2.8 G SSM II lens review: second update to pro-oriented G-series super-telephoto prime

By Kevin Carter - Monday July 01 2013

Lens Review
Introduction | Sony 300mm F2.8 G II image quality evaluation | Sony 300mm F2.8 G II vs competition | Conclusion

Sony’s revisions to this lens, have been principally aimed at improving handling and compatibility with current cameras, especially with regard to AF during video capture. While the enhancements are welcome, the optical design is beginning to show its age against rival offerings lenses specifically designed for current and future high-resolution image sensors.