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Images of 500 mm F4 G SSM
Images of 500 mm F4 G SSM
Images of 500 mm F4 G SSM
Images of 500 mm F4 G SSM

Perfection in a super-telephoto prime

This 500 mm super-telephoto lens with a constant F4 maximum aperture is ideal for sports and wildlife photographers, providing extended telephoto reach along with top-level optical performance and features. It is exceptionally sharp with superb contrast and definition, and can produce gorgeous background bokeh when required. It can also handle heavy-duty use in outdoor conditions.

500 mm F4 G SSM Compatibility

A-mount Full Frame Cameras

A-mount Full Frame Cameras

A-mount APS-C Cameras

A-mount APS-C Cameras

E-mount Full Frame cameras with Mount Adaptor

E-mount Full Frame cameras with Mount Adaptor

E-mount APS-C cameras with Mount Adaptor

E-mount APS-C cameras with Mount Adaptor

Sample photos

  • Ultimate α lens technology
  • Outstanding clarity
  • Stunning sharpness
  • Fast autofocus

Lens Configuration

The impeccable Sony G Lens design emphasizes a graceful balance between high resolution and gorgeous background bokeh that can enhance the artist’s vision.

MTF Chart

MTF (Modulation Transfer Function) describes how well a lens can reproduce fine details, measured as the degree of contrast achieved between finely spaced lines.

Specifications and Features
  • Super telephoto G Lens

  • SSM (Super Sonic wave Motor) for fast, silent autofocus

  • ED glass elements effectively reduce chromatic aberration

  • Nano AR coating reduces ghosting and flare

  • Dust and moisture resistant

Minimum Focus Distance
13.2 ft (4 m)
Maximum Magnification ratio (x)
0.135x
Filter Diameter (mm)
1-5/8" (exclusive)
Weight
122 oz (3,460 g) (Without tripod mount)

What's in the Box

Lens hood (ALC-SH118: round shape, clip on), Lens front cap, Lens rear cap, hard case, Lens strap, Slot-in circular polarizing filter

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