In this review, we will be comparing Pentax 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 AL WR and Pentax 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 AL, two Standard Zoom lenses by Pentax. Both cameras have the same focal length and max apertures of 18-55mm focal range and a max aperture of F3.5 - F5.6 so they are very comparable in this regard.
We will start with briefly looking and the main specs of these two lenses and in the section, we will start analyzing in more detail and list the pros and cons of each lenses.
Size and Weight Comparison
Weight of a lens is as important as its external dimensions, especially if you are planning to hand hold your camera and lens combination for longer periods. Pentax 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 AL weighs 225g, 2% (5g) lighter than the Pentax 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 AL WR's weight of 230g.
Below you can find the dimension and weight table of the 'Standard Zoom Lenses in Pentax KAF Mount for size comparison purposes.
Standard Zoom Lenses in Pentax KAF Mount for Size Comparison
Both Pentax 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 AL WR and Pentax 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 AL has the same Pentax KAF lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Pentax KAF lenses are Pentax K-3 III, Pentax KP and Pentax K-70.
Both lenses have the same focal range of 18-55mm and the fastest aperture of F3.5 - F5.6.