Pentax SMC DA 12-24mm f/4 ED AL

Pentax SMC  DA 12-24mm f/4 ED AL
$697 - $743
12-24 mm
autofocus 2x zoom lens
f/4
fixed aperture
  • Generic motor Built-in focus motor

reviewswhat are people saying

"This is absolutely the lens I needed to round out my Pentax K10 camera gear."

bhphotovideo.com

"After 1 year use, this lens is must-take for me now."

bhphotovideo.com

"Inexcusable chromatic aberration for this advanced designand construction lens. Correctable only with much effort inPhotoshop or Lightroom."

bhphotovideo.com

compatibilitywith digital cameras

APS-C (1.5x crop factor)

This lens is compatible with APS-C (1.5x crop factor) cameras such as the Pentax K-70 and Pentax KP.

Pentax K-70
88.8 - 52.2°
horizontal angle of view
18.5-37mm
35mm equivalent focal length

Pros

The Pentax DA 12-24mm f/4 ED AL vs other Digital camera lenses

Auto focus Supports autofocus Help
Easier to use
Fixed aperture Fixed aperture Help
The same maximum aperture at all focal lengths

The Pentax DA 12-24mm f/4 ED AL vs other Digital camera lenses

Wide minimum Good narrowest aperture Help
f/22

Cons

The Pentax DA 12-24mm f/4 ED AL vs other Digital camera lenses

Aperture Narrow aperture Help
f/4
Prime lens Zoom lens Help
Typically not as sharp as prime lenses
Max focal length Poor telephoto lens Help
24 mm

The Pentax DA 12-24mm f/4 ED AL vs other Digital camera lenses

Zoom range Below average zoom range Help
2x

Specifications

General

Min focal length
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12 mm
above average above average
Max focal length
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24 mm
below average below average
Zoom range
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2x
Magnification
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1:8.3 (0.1)

Aperture

Wide maximum
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f/4
below average below average
Wide minimum
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f/22
Tele maximum
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f/4
Tele minimum
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f/22

Features

Auto focus
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Yes
above average above average
Focus motor
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Generic motor
Image stabilization
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None
Fisheye
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No
Tilt-shift
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No

Form factor

Lens mount
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Pentax K
Length
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86 mm
Diameter
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84 mm
Filter size
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77 mm
Weight
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431 g

Angle of view

Wide horizontal
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89°
above average above average
Telephoto horizontal
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52.4°
Wide vertical
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66.4°
above average above average
Telephoto vertical
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36.2°
Wide diagonal
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99.5°
above average above average
Telephoto diagonal
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61.1°

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