Sharp super-telephoto zoom, tenacious AF
The first super-telephoto zoom in Sony’s flagship G Master series covers a versatile 100 mm to 400 mm range. With extraordinary resolution and fast, precise autofocus it lets you capture distant action with outstanding quality and immediacy. In addition to world-class image quality, this fine lens offers the mobility, reliability, and operability that professional applications demand.
G Master super-telephoto zoom
A 100 mm to 400 mm zoom range is ideal for sports, wildlife and similar subjects, with image quality and AF performance that support professional working needs.
Fast, tenacious autofocus
Floating focus with double linear motor and DDSSM (Direct Drive SSM) drive systems achieves quick response, high accuracy and tenacious tracking.
High resolution and fast AF at any focal length
Precision G Master optics ensure consistently high corner-to-corner resolution at any focusing distance throughout the lens’ zoom range.
Compact, lightweight and mobile
Innovative modular exterior construction and magnesium components reduce weight and size for improved portability and mobility.
Outstanding shooting versatility
A floating focus mechanism achieves a minimum focus distance of just 3.22 ft. (0.98 meters) so you can track and shoot subjects at any distance with one lens.
G Master lenses take imaging and expression to previously unattainable levels with a stunning blend of extremely high resolution and softly dissolving background bokeh.
 Super ED glass  ED glass
MTF (Modulation Transfer Function) describes how well a lens can reproduce fine details, measured as the degree of contrast achieved between finely spaced lines.
 Contrast (%)  Distance from optical center of lens (mm)  At 100 mm / Max. aperture  At 100 mm / F8 aperture  At 400 mm / Max. aperture  At 400 mm / F8 aperture  Spatial frequency  10 line pairs / mm  30 line pairs / mm  R: Radial values T: Tangential values
FE 100-400mm F4.5-5.6 GM OSS compatibility
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Some camera bodies may require a software update for full functionality.
35 mm full frame
FOCAL LENGTH (MM)
35 MM EQUIVALENT FOCAL LENGTH (APS-C)
LENS GROUPS / ELEMENTS
ANGLE OF VIEW (35 MM)
ANGLE OF VIEW (APS-C)
MAXIMUM APERTURE (F)
MINIMUM APERTURE (F)
MINIMUM FOCUS DISTANCE
3.22 ft/0.98 m
MAXIMUM MAGNIFICATION RATIO (X)
FILTER DIAMETER (MM)
IMAGE STABILIZATION (STEADYSHOT)
TELECONVERTER COMPATIBILITY (X1.4)
TELECONVERTER COMPATIBILITY (X2.0)
Round, bayonet type