Sony AF DT 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 SAM II

mount: A-mount
prod. code: SAL1855-2
EAN/UPC: 4905524803402
makernote ID: 55
format: APS-C
release year: 2013
status: Current
D type lens: Yes
SLT compatible: Yes
AF Drive: In Lens (SAM)
focus design:
stabilisation: No
weather sealing: No
AF-D (a99 only): No
max. aperture: 3.5-5.6
min. aperture: 22-36
focal range(mm): 18-55
elements/group: 8/7
angle of view:
aperture blades: 7
min. focus distance(mm): 250
filter rotate focusing: Yes
filter rotate zooming: No
max. magnification: 0.34x (1/2.9)
filter diameter(mm): 55
hood: ALC-SH108
color: black
length(mm): 69 - 88
weight(g): 222
standard accessories: Caps

user review ratings
overall: 4.13
sharpness: 4.42
color: 4.47
build: 3.53
distortion: 3.95
flare control: 4.26
total: 19 reviews

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manufacturer description

Boasting second-generation styling, this new lens succeeds the popular DT 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 SAM that was introduced in 2011. The light, compact 3x zoom lens covers a frequently-used range of focal lengths from wide-angle 18mm to standard 55mm (35mm camera equivalent range: 27-82.5mm). While retaining the same smooth AF motor (SAM) as its predecessor, newly-designed rear lens elements suppresses flare and ghost, while mechanical elements have been upgraded for more positive, comfortable operation. - Home of the alpha system photographer
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