Is Sony a230 and Sony DT 55-300mm F4.5-5.6 SAM compatible?

Below you will find your chosen camera and lens. Click on the product name for more information.

Sony a230

Sony a230
Released: 2009
Type: Digital SLR
Sensor: APS-C (1.5x)
10 Megapixels
3872 x 2592 pixels

Sony DT 55-300mm F4.5-5.6 SAM

Sony DT 55-300mm F4.5-5.6 SAM
Released: 2012
Telephoto Zoom Lens
Suited for cameras with APS-C sensors
Focal Length: 55-300 mm
Aperture: f/4,5-5,6

Can you combine these two?

Last updated: April 2024

This is the short answer:

The camera and lens you have chosen can be used together.

Focal Length

The Sony camera has a sensor of type APS-C, a smaller version compared to a Full frame sensor, which means that your experienced Focal length will be multiplied by 1.5x.

This lens has focal length:
55-300 mm

Since Sony a230 does not have a Full Frame sensor the experience focal length you will experience will be:
82-450 mm

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Total weight

When you are looking at a combination of a camera and a lens you must always consider the total weight. Each product weighs in at:

Sony a230
490 gram

Sony DT 55-300mm F4.5-5.6 SAM
460 gram

Together they have a total weight of 950 gram (equal to 2.09 lb).

Compatibility Check ID: 3201

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