Pentax 50mm F1.8 is a Fixed aperture Auto Focus (AF) Standard Prime
lens with 35mm FF max sensor coverage, and it is designed to be used with Pentax KAF mount cameras.
Pentax 50mm F1.8 is compatible with cameras that have Pentax KAF lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Pentax KAF lenses are Pentax K-3 III, Pentax K-1 II and Pentax KP.
Size, Weight and Filter Thread
Size and weight is a very important decision factor when searching for your next lens. Pentax 50mm F1.8 has a maximum diameter of 63mm and total length of 39mm.
Pentax 50mm F1.8 has a filter thread of 52mm.
Pentax 50mm F1.8 has a fixed focal lenght of 50mm. When it is mounted on an APS-C sensor camera with 1.5x crop, it provides an 35mm (FF) equivalent of 75mm.
Optical Image Stabilization
Pentax 50mm F1.8 doesn't have an optical image stabilization system so the only option to stabilize the image taken with this lens is to mount on a camera body with IBIS (sensor based In-body image stabilization).
Pentax 50mm F1.8 has a max aperture of F1.8 and a minimum aperture of F22.0.
Pentax 50mm F1.8's optical formula consists of 6 elements in 5 groups .
Pentax 50mm F1.8 doesn't come with a lens hood but there is an optional lens hood with a part code of RH-RA that you can order separately.
Pentax 50mm F1.8 is available in Black color.
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