Pentax SMC HD DA 18-50mm f/4-5.6 DC WR RE

Pentax SMC HD DA 18-50mm f/4-5.6 DC WR RE
$294 - $297
18-50 mm
autofocus 2.8x zoom lens
f/4-5.6
variable aperture
  • Generic motor Built-in focus motor

compatibilitywith digital cameras

Full frame

This lens is compatible with Full frame cameras such as the Pentax K-1.

Pentax K-1
89.8 - 39.5°
horizontal angle of view
18-50mm
35mm equivalent focal length

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
66.3 - 26.4°
horizontal angle of view
27.5-76.5mm
35mm equivalent focal length

Pros

The Pentax HD DA 18-50mm f/4-5.6 DC WR RE vs other Digital camera lenses

Auto focus Supports autofocus Help
Easier to use
Length Quite short Help
41 mm

The Pentax HD DA 18-50mm f/4-5.6 DC WR RE vs other Digital camera lenses

Wide minimum Good narrowest aperture Help
f/22

Cons

The Pentax HD DA 18-50mm f/4-5.6 DC WR RE vs other Digital camera lenses

Aperture Narrow aperture Help
f/4
Prime lens Zoom lens Help
Typically not as sharp as prime lenses
Fixed aperture Variable aperture Help
Narrower aperture at longer focal lengths

The Pentax HD DA 18-50mm f/4-5.6 DC WR RE vs other Digital camera lenses

Zoom range Below average zoom range Help
2.8x

Specifications

General

Min focal length
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18 mm
Max focal length
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50 mm
Zoom range
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2.8x
Magnification
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1:4.3 (0.2)

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/5.6
below average below average
Tele minimum
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f/32
above average above average

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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41 mm
above average above average
Diameter
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71 mm
Filter size
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58 mm
Weight
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158 g
above average above average

Angle of view

Wide horizontal
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66.5°
Telephoto horizontal
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26.6°
Wide vertical
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47.1°
Telephoto vertical
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17.8°
Wide diagonal
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76.4°
Telephoto diagonal
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31.7°

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