NEW Tokina 300mm f/6.3 Compact Super Telephoto for Micro 4/3rds Mount

For Immediate Release
July 17, 2012

The New Tokina 300mm f/6.3 compact telephoto mirror lens is designed specifically for mirrorless compact cameras using the micro 4/3rds mount.

The 300mm focal length of the lens gives effective 600mm (in 35mm terms) when placed on a mirrorless camera body making it a super-telephoto lens. This allows distant subject to be brought in much closer. But despite this powerful focal length the lens is incredibly compact to match the size of the compact cameras it was intended to be used with.

The lens has a fixed f/6.3 aperture.

The Tokina 300 has all metal lens barrels and very high quality glass optics to yield the best optical performance from a new of this design.

This lens has a wide grip area on the manual focusing ring and smooth movement to assist in focusing. This is not an auto-focus lens.


Mount Availability: Micro 4/3rds
Focal Length: 300mm
Maximum Aperture: Fixed F/6.3
Minimum Aperture: Fixed F/6.3
Optical Construction: 13 Elements / 11 Groups
Coatings: Multi-layer coatings
Angle of View: 4 degrees 8 minutes
Minimum Focus Distance: 34.5 in. (80cm)
Reproduction Ratio: 1:2
Zooming System: none
Number of Diaphragm Blades: Fixed circular
Filter Size: 55mm
Maximum Outer Diameter: 2.17in. (55mm)
Dimensions: 2.17in. (55mm) x L2.60 in. (66mm)
Weight: 10.51oz. (298g)
Lens Hood: BH-552

About Kenko Tokina USA, Inc.

Kenko Tokina USA, Inc. is the exclusive U. S. distributor for Tokina lenses, Hoya filters, Kenko photo accessories and SLIK camera support systems. Kenko Tokina USA provides marketing, sales, distribution, and technical/consumer service and support. Kenko Tokina is located in the original Surf City USA, Huntington Beach, CA and on the Web at


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