The FE 200-600 F5.6-6.3 G OSS has 24 elements, including aspherical and extra-low dispersion glass. The lens focuses and zooms internally, has 11 aperture blades and uses a Direct Drive SSM autofocus motor. The minimum focus distance is 2.4m (< 8 feet) and the maximum magnification is 0.2x. The 200-600 is 318mm (1ft) long and weighs in at 2.1kg (4.9lbs) without its tripod foot attached.
The 600mm also has 24 elements and among them are ‘extreme aspherical’ (XA), fluorite and ED glass. There are a pair of XD linear motors to drive the focusing group quickly and quietly. The lens supports 40.5mm drop-in filters and has the same three-mode IS system as the 200-600mm. The minimum focus distance on the lens is 4.5m (< 15ft), with a maximum magnification of 0.14x. As with the 200-600 mentioned above, the 600mm is weather-sealed, but to a higher degree.
The US price for FE 200-600mm lens is $1,998.00 (B&H Photo Video/Adorama), the US price for FE 600mm f/4 GM OSS Lens is $12,998 (B&H Photo Video/Adorama), both lenses will be released in August, 2019. SEL600F40GM, SEL200600G. Check pre-order options at B&H Photo Video/Adorama/Amazon.
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