Is Sony a1 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 a1

Sony a1
Released: 2021
Type: Mirrorless
Sensor: Full frame
50 Megapixels
8640 x 5760 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* if you use the desired adapter.

You must use a Sony A-to-E adapter

This Sony lens does not have a Sony E mount but can still be used with Sony E cameras. To use this Sony lens on this Sony E mount camera you need an adapter.

Sony Lens Mount Adapter LA-EA5

* Please also read Sonys documentation around this carefully as some combinations might have limitations.

Focal Length

The Sony camera has a sensor of type Full frame which means that your experienced Focal length will be same as the lens specification tells us.

This lens has focal length:
55-300 mm

Since Sony a1 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 a1
737 gram

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

Together they have a total weight of 1197 gram (equal to 2.64 lb).

Compatibility Check ID: 3301

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