Sony DT 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 SAM II

Sony DT 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 SAM II
$270
18-55 mm
autofocus 3.1x zoom lens
f/3.5-5.6
variable aperture
  • Designed for APS-C Sony Alpha DT
  • Sony SAM Built-in focus motor

compatibilitywith digital cameras

Pros

The Sony DT 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 SAM II vs other Digital camera lenses

Wide minimum Good narrowest aperture Help
f/22

Cons

The Sony DT 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 SAM II vs other Digital camera lenses

Fixed aperture Variable aperture Help
Narrower aperture at longer focal lengths
Prime lens Zoom lens Help
Typically not as sharp as prime lenses
Focus motor Lacks a silent focus motor Help
Louder and slower

The Sony DT 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 SAM II vs other Digital camera lenses

Zoom range Poor zoom range Help
3.1x

Specifications

General

Min focal length
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18 mm
Max focal length
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55 mm
Zoom range
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3.1x
Magnification
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1:2.9 (0.3)

Aperture

Wide maximum
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f/3.5
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/36
unique unique

Features

Auto focus
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Yes
above average above average
Focus motor
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Sony SAM
below average below average
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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Sony Alpha DT
Length
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69 mm
above average above average
Diameter
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72 mm
Filter size
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55 mm
Weight
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222 g

Angle of view

Wide horizontal
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66.5°
Telephoto horizontal
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24.2°
Wide vertical
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46.9°
Telephoto vertical
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16.1°
Wide diagonal
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76.3°
Telephoto diagonal
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28.8°

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