In this review, we will be comparing the Sony DT 18-250mm F3.5-6.3 for the A Mount and the Sony DT 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 for the A Mount, two SuperZoom lenses by Sony.
We will start by looking briefly at the main specs of these two lenses, and in the next section, we will start analyzing them in more detail and listing the pros and cons of each lens.
What type of photography are the Sony DT 18-250mm F3.5-6.3 and Sony DT 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 lenses good for?
The type of photography that you are planning to use is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated the Sony DT 18-250mm F3.5-6.3 and the Sony DT 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 for their suitability to various photography scenarios:
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Size and Weight Comparison
The 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. Sony DT 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 weighs 405g, 7% (35g) lighter than the Sony DT 18-250mm F3.5-6.3's weight of 440g.
Below you can find the dimension and weight table of the SuperZoom Lenses in Sony Alpha Mount for size comparison purposes.
SuperZoom Lenses in Sony Alpha Mount for Size Comparison
Both the Sony DT 18-250mm F3.5-6.3 and the Sony DT 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 has the same Sony Alpha lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Sony Alpha lenses are Sony A68, Sony A77 II and Sony A58.
Sony DT 18-250mm F3.5-6.3 has a focal range of 18-250mm and 13.9X zoom ratio which has an effective (full-frame 35mm equivalent) focal range of 27-375mm when used on a APS-C / DX format camera. Sony DT 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 has a focal range of 18-200mm and 11.1X zoom ratio which has an effective (full-frame 35mm equivalent) focal range of 27-300mm when used on a APS-C / DX format camera.