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Sony 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 SAM AF/DMF Zoom Lens was developed to provide the most ideal focal range for normal use covering frequently-used focal lengths between 18mm and 135mm.
The Sony 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 Telephoto Zoom Lens covers some very frequently used focal lengths between 18mm and 135mm and enables rich expression for a wide range of shots. IT could be switched between AF and MF without leaving eyes from the viewfinder. With a single ED glass lens element as well as a pair of aspherical lens elements, it delivers images with low levels of color aberration for excellent image quality in any setting.
It is constructed of 11 elements in 9 groups, with two aspherical elements and a single Extra-low Dispersion (ED) glass element, which all help to deliver sharp, clear photos throughout the zoom range. It has a minimum focusing distance of 1.4' and a front-end filter diameter of 55mm.
35mm Equivalent: 27-202.5mm: This 18-135mm lens has a 7.5x zoom factor, and is the 35mm equivalent of a 27-202.5mm lens on the cropped APS-C cameras it was designed for.
Aperture Range: f/3.5-36: In addition to the zoom range, the aperture varies along with the focal length as well: with f/3.5 to 5.6 at wide angles, and f/22 to 36 when zoomed in.
Optimized For APS-C Size / Alpha & Minolta DSLRs: Optimized for Sony Alpha APS-C sensor cameras, the lens covers an outstanding 7.5x zoom range from 18-135mm, which is the 35mm equivalent of a 27-202.5mm lens.
Dual Aspherical Glass Lens Elements: These precision lens elements correct distortion for sharper, more visually accurate images across the entire zoom range of the lens.
Extra-Low Dispersion (ED) Glass: To reduce chromatic aberrations, most noticeable when zoomed all the way in to the 202.5mm equivalent focal length, the extra-low dispersion (ED) glass corrects for certain wavelengths of light - producing sharper images with truer colors.
Smooth Autofocus Motor (SAM): Designed for fast, smooth and silent automatic focusing, Sony's unique Smooth Autofocus Motor (SAM) technology achieves high torque at low speed with rapid start/stop response. The AF control signals from the camera body are sent to the lens-mounted SAM unit, which drives the lens directly, helping to assure quick and accurate AF response.
Direct Manual Focus (DMF): Direct Manual Focus (DMF), which includes functions previously offered mainly on Carl Zeiss, G and other high-performance lenses, allows users to quickly switch between AF (autofocus) and MF (manual focus) without removing their eyes from the viewfinder. This helps prevent missed opportunities due to focus lag or incorrect focusing.
7x Circular Aperture Blades: Circular aperture blades produce smooth, rounded bokeh background effects when capturing spot-light sources in your pictures. Because the aperture blades form a near circle at the wide openings used for low-light shots, spot-light sources have a pleasing circular defocused effect.
Filter Diameter: 62mm: The 62mm from filter thread does not rotate, allowing rotating polarizing filters to be used.
18 - 135 mm,
Comparable APS-C Focal Length: 27 - 202.5 mm
f/3.5 - f/36
14.00 oz (397 g)
Items Included With This Product
Front Lens Cap
Rear Lens Cap
Petal-Type Lens Hood
Limited 1-Year Warranty
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