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Pentax smc DA 60-250mm F4.0 ED IF SDM vs Pentax HD DA 55-300mm F4.0-5.8 ED WR

Looking to find more information regarding these two camera lenses? Check out our side by side comparison of the Pentax smc DA 60-250mm F4.0 ED IF SDM vs HD Pentax DA 55-300mm F4.0-5.8 ED WRto review specs, pros and cons, and which is right for you.

Pentax DA 60-250mm F4.0 ED Top Features

  • 60-250mm Focal Range
  • F4.0 Max Aperture
  • Weather Sealed
  • Filter Thread: 67mm
  • Max Format: APS-C / DX
  • Pentax KAF2 Mount
  • Weight: 1040g.
  • Diameter: 82mm
  • Length: 168mm
  • Min Focus Distance:1.1m
  • Max Magnification:0.15x

Pentax smc DA 60-250mm F4.0 ED IF SDM

Pentax DA 55-300mm F4.0-5.8 ED WR Top Features

  • 55-300mm Focal Range
  • F4.0 – F5.8 Max Aperture
  • Weather Sealed
  • Filter Thread: 58mm
  • Max Format:
  • Pentax KAF2 Mount
  • Weight: 466g.
  • Diameter: 71mm
  • Length: 112mm
  • Min Focus Distance:1.4m
  • Max Magnification:0.28x

HD Pentax  DA 55-300mm F4.0-5.8 ED WR

Our Winner: Pentax smc DA 60-250mm F4.0 ED IF SDM over HD Pentax DA 55-300mm F4.0-5.8 ED WR

Max Aperture – Tele 4 vs 5.8
Diaphgragm Blades 9 vs 6
Depth-of-Field Scale Yes vs No
Minimum Focus Distance 1.1m vs 1.4m

Pros Of HD Pentax DA 55-300mm F4.0-5.8 ED WR over Pentax smc DA 60-250mm F4.0 ED IF SDM
Focal Length – Wide 55mm vs 60mm
Focal Length – Tele 300mm vs 250mm
Optical Zoom 5.50x vs 4.20x
Weight 466g vs 1040g
Diameter 71mm vs 82mm
Length 112mm vs 168mm
Filter Thread 58mm vs 67mm
Max Magnification 0.28x vs 0.15x

Cons Of Pentax smc DA 60-250mm F4.0 ED IF SDM and HD Pentax DA 55-300mm F4.0-5.8 ED WR
Image Stabilization No vs No
Internal Zoom No vs No

Pentax DA 60-250mm F4.0 ED vs Pentax DA 55-300mm F4.0-5.8 ED WR All Features

General Pentax DA 60-250mm F4.0 ED Pentax DA 55-300mm F4.0-5.8 ED WR
Brand Pentax Pentax
Lens Type Zoom Zoom
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Lens Type Telephoto Zoom Telephoto Zoom
Lens Mount Pentax KAF2 Pentax KAF2
Max Format APS-C / DX APS-C / DX
Focal Range 60-250mm 55-300mm
Image Stabilization No No
Colour Black Black
Zoom Method Rotary (extending) Rotary (extending)
Power Zoom
Zoom Lock
Zoom Ratio 4.2X 5.5X
Aperture
Max Aperture F4.0 F4.0 – F5.8
Min Aperture F32.0 F22.0 – F32.0
Aperture Ring No No
Diaphragm Blades 9 6
Optics
Optical Elements 15 12
Optical Groups 13 8
Special Elements 2 ED elements ED glass elements
Focusing
Min Focus Distance 1.1m 1.4m
Max Magnification 0.15X 0.28X
Autofocus Yes Yes
AF Motor Type Ultrasonic Screw drive from camera
Full Time Manual Yes Yes
Focus Method Internal Unknown
Distance Scale Yes Yes
DoF Scale Yes No
Distance Scale Yes Yes
Focus Distance Limiter Unknown Unknown
Physical Specs
Weight 1040g 466g
Diameter 82mm 71mm
Length 168mm 112mm
Materials Unknown Unknown
Weather Sealing Yes Yes
Filter Thread 67mm 58mm
Filter Notes non rotating
Hood Supplied Yes Yes
Hood Code Unknown PH-RBI 58mm
Tripod Collar Yes No
Optional Accessories
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