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 $564.98 vs $889.99
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The best price we've seen is $325 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
Sony 24-70mm f/2.8 Carl Zeiss T* Alpha A-Mount Standard

Sony 24-70mm f/2.8 Carl Zeiss T* Alpha A-Mount Standard

Wide angle lens

$2,189

Aperture Wider aperture
Magnification Slightly more magnification
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Sony Vario-Tessar T* E 16-70mm f/4 ZA OSS

Sony Vario-Tessar T* E 16-70mm f/4 ZA OSS

Wide angle lens

$763 - $998

Diameter Smaller diameter
Length Shorter
Zoom range Less zoom

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

Sony 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 OSS

Sony 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 OSS

Travel lens

$730

Diameter Smaller diameter
Zoom range More zoom
Max focal length Slightly worse telephoto
Sony FE 28-70mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS

Sony FE 28-70mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS

Wide angle lens

$267 - $398

Length Shorter
Weight Lighter
Zoom range Much less zoom
Sony FE 70-200mm f/4 G OSS

Sony FE 70-200mm f/4 G OSS

Telephoto lens

$1,300 - $1,498

Fixed aperture Has a constant aperture
Zoom range Much less zoom

discussion Which do you think is better?

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