Lenses -> Pentax 55-300mm F4-5.8 ED WR DA Lens - Black
The Pentax 55-300mm f4-5.8 ED WR DA Lens Black is a versatile, weather resistant telephoto K-mount zoom lens covering an extensive focal length from 84.5mm to 460mm (in the 35mm format). The lens features high definition coating two ED (extra-low Dispersion) glass elements in its optics to minimise chromatic aberrations throughout the entire zoom range and deliver sharp images with a high-level of contrast and detail. The solid, weather resistant construction ensures a reliable performance in all-weather conditions and provides the user with peace of mind. This 5.5x zoom lens is suitable for a wide variety of applications and subjects including wildlife, sports and portraits.
|Specification / Feature||Value||Scores *||Rank **|
|Number of Lens Groups||8|
|Number of Lens Elements||12|
|Optical Zoom ||5.45||20.97||18|
|Max Aperture ||4||70.68||26|
|Max Aperture Wide ||4||70.68||26|
|Max Aperture Tele ||5.8||15.09||33|
|Focal Length Wide ||55 (or 82.5 in full frame equiv.)||46.64||59|
|Focal Length Tele ||300 (or 450 in full frame equiv.)||87.46||6|
|Min Aperture ||32|
|Min Focus Distance ||1.4m||80.11||57|
|Aperture Blades ||6||16.13||10|
|Autofocus Motor ||Yes|
|Sensor Format ||APS-C|
|1st/3rd Party ||1st party|
|Lens Type ||Telephoto Zoom|
|Image Stabilisation ||No|
|Video Lens ||No|
|Tilt Shift ||No|
|Weather Resistant ||Yes|
|Hood Model||PH-RBI 58|
|Filter Thread Size (mm) ||58mm|
|Lens Mount ||Pentax K (DA)|
|UK Price ||£299.00 at Wex Photo Video (affiliate link)||59.63||78|
* - Scores are calculated by comparing numerical specifications with other cameras. The highest ranking camera for a specification acheives a score of 100. The lowest ranking camera is scored as 0 and all the other cameras are scored in between 0 and 100 according to their merit.
** - Rank is calculated by ordering the scores for all cameras in descending order. The best scoring camera for a particular feature / specification will have a rank of 1.
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