differences

Reasons to consider the Sony E PZ 18-105mm f/4 G OSS

Has a constant aperture Yes vs No
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Constant aperture lenses offer the same maximum aperture at all focal lengths
Slightly cheaper $559.00 vs $729.95
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The best price we've seen is $171 cheaper (more than 20% less)
Sony E PZ 18-105mm f/4 G OSS Learn more about
the Sony E PZ 18-105mm f/4 G OSS

Reasons to consider the Sony 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 OSS

Significantly more zoom 11.1x vs 5.8x
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More than 90% more zoom, giving you more flexibility for photos
Better telephoto 200 mm vs 105 mm
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More than 90% more reach, less perspective distortion
Wider aperture f/3.5 vs f/4
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At its widest, the 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 OSS captures marginally more light (0.4 f-stops)
Smaller diameter 69 mm vs 78 mm
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More than 10% smaller lens at the end
Slightly more magnification 1:3.7 (0.3) vs 1:9.1 (0.1)
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Take macro shots with subjects around 2.5x larger in your photo
Slightly shorter 97 mm vs 110 mm
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More than 10% shorter
Sony 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 OSS Learn more about
the Sony 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 OSS

similarities

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
Sony SteadyShot
Zoom range Great zoom Help
E PZ 18-105mm f/4 G OSS5.8x
18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 OSS11.1x
Auto focus Auto focus Help
Easier to use
Prime lens Both are zoom lenses Help
Typically not as sharp as prime lenses

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Wide minimum Wide aperture Help
f/22

LensHero is not aware of any interesting weaknesses shared by these two products.

competitors

Sony E PZ 18-105mm f/4 G OSS Competitors

Sony E 55-210mm f/4.5-6.3 OSS E-Mount

Sony E 55-210mm f/4.5-6.3 OSS E-Mount

Wildlife lens

$16 - $348

Max focal length Better telephoto
Diameter Smaller diameter
Fixed aperture Has a variable aperture
Sony FE 24-240mm f/3.5-6.3 OSS

Sony FE 24-240mm f/3.5-6.3 OSS

Travel lens

$805 - $998

Zoom range Significantly more zoom
Max focal length Better telephoto
Fixed aperture Has a variable aperture
Sony 10-18mm f/4 OSS

Sony 10-18mm f/4 OSS

Wide angle lens

$739 - $848

Length Shorter
Diameter Smaller diameter
Zoom range Significantly less zoom

Sony 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 OSS Competitors

Sony FE 24-240mm f/3.5-6.3 OSS

Sony FE 24-240mm f/3.5-6.3 OSS

Travel lens

$805 - $998

Max focal length Slightly better telephoto
Diameter Larger diameter
Sony 16-105mm f/3.5-5.6 DT Standard

Sony 16-105mm f/3.5-5.6 DT Standard

Travel lens

$16 - $698

Lowest price Cheaper
Length Slightly shorter
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Sigma 19mm f/2.8 DN Sony E

Sigma 19mm f/2.8 DN Sony E

Wide angle lens

$199

Prime lens Is a prime lens
Length Shorter
Zoom range Much less zoom

discussion Which do you think is better?

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