differences

Reasons to consider the Sony FE 24-240mm f/3.5-6.3 OSS

Significantly more zoom 10x vs 5.8x
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More than 70% more zoom, giving you more flexibility for photos
Better telephoto 240 mm vs 105 mm
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Around 2.5x more reach, less perspective distortion
Wider aperture f/3.5 vs f/4
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At its widest, the FE 24-240mm f/3.5-6.3 OSS captures marginally more light (0.4 f-stops)
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
Sony FE 24-240mm f/3.5-6.3 OSS Learn more about
the Sony FE 24-240mm f/3.5-6.3 OSS

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 lighter 482 g vs 0.8 kg
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Around 40% lighter
Slightly cheaper $548.00 vs $898.00
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The best price we've seen is $350 cheaper (around 40% less)
Slightly smaller diameter 78 mm vs 81 mm
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Almost the same
Slightly shorter 110 mm vs 119 mm
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Around 10% shorter
Sony E PZ 18-105mm f/4 G OSS Learn more about
the Sony E PZ 18-105mm f/4 G OSS

similarities

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
Sony SteadyShot
Zoom range Great zoom Help
FE 24-240mm f/3.5-6.3 OSS10x
E PZ 18-105mm f/4 G OSS5.8x
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 18-135mm

Sony 18-135mm

Travel lens

Zoom range More zoom
Aperture Wider aperture
Fixed aperture Has a variable aperture
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Nikon Nikkor AF-S DX 18-70mm f/3.5-4.5G

Wide angle lens

$229

Aperture Wider aperture
Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Fixed aperture Has a variable aperture
Sony E 50mm f/1.8 OSS

Sony E 50mm f/1.8 OSS

Low light lens

$16 - $198

Prime lens Is a prime lens
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Zoom range Significantly less zoom

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

Sony 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6G

Sony 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6G

Wildlife lens

$1,098

Max focal length Better telephoto
Wide minimum Much wider aperture
Nikon Nikkor AF-S 24-120mm f/4G ED VR

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 24-120mm f/4G ED VR

Wide angle lens

Fixed aperture Has a constant aperture
Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Zoom range Significantly less zoom
Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM

Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM

Wide angle lens

$630 - $999

Fixed aperture Has a constant aperture
Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Zoom range Significantly less zoom

discussion Which do you think is better?

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