Samsung D-Xenon 50-200 F4-5.6 ED is a Variable aperture Auto Focus (AF) Telephoto Zoom
lens with APS-C / DX max sensor coverage, and it is designed to be used with Pentax KAF2 mount cameras.
What type of photography is the Samsung D-Xenon 50-200 F4-5.6 ED lens good for?
The type of photography that you are planning to use the Samsung D-Xenon 50-200 F4-5.6 ED is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated its suitability to various photography scenarios:
Reasons to Buy Samsung D-Xenon 50-200 F4-5.6 ED Lens
Here we've included a summary of the advantages and disadvantages of the Samsung D-Xenon 50-200 F4-5.6 ED lens in a list form to help you determine whether it offers the features you need.
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| DoF(Depth of Field) Scale
| Full-time Manual Focusing
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| Lens Extents while zooming
| Slow Aperture at Tele end
| Variable Aperture
Samsung D-Xenon 50-200 F4-5.6 ED is compatible with cameras that have Pentax KAF2 lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Pentax KAF2 lenses are , and .
Size, Weight and Filter Thread
Size and weight is a very important decision factor when searching for your next lens. Samsung D-Xenon 50-200 F4-5.6 ED has a maximum diameter of 67mm and total length of 79mm when not extended . It weighs 255g / 9.0 oz.
Samsung D-Xenon 50-200 F4-5.6 ED has a filter thread of 52mm. Below are links to the filters that we recommend you to consider for your Samsung D-Xenon 50-200 F4-5.6 ED:
Samsung D-Xenon 50-200 F4-5.6 ED has a focal range of 50-200mm and 4.0X zoom ratio which has a 35mm equivalent focal range of 75-300mm when used on a APS-C / DX format camera.
Optical Image Stabilization
Samsung D-Xenon 50-200 F4-5.6 ED 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).
Samsung D-Xenon 50-200 F4-5.6 ED features Rotary (extending) zoom method where the length of the lens changes as you zoom in or out. This makes it possible to design the lens with a smaller minimum length ( generally when it is zoomed out) compared to internal zoom lenses. The disadvantages of this design are being harder to seal against dust and moisture, weight balance shifting while zooming and zoom creep in certain lenses.
Maximum Magnification Ratio
Samsung D-Xenon 50-200 F4-5.6 ED has a Max Magnification Ratio of 0.24x and has a minimum focusing distance of 1.1m.
Samsung D-Xenon 50-200 F4-5.6 ED is a variable aperture lens with a max aperture of f4 and a minimum aperture of f22 at 50mm, and a max aperture of f5.6 and minimum aperture of f32 at 200mm .
Samsung D-Xenon 50-200 F4-5.6 ED's optical formula consists of 11 elements in 10 groups .
Samsung D-Xenon 50-200 F4-5.6 ED doesn't come with a lens hood but there is an optional lens hood with a part code of SCH-B52 that you can order separately.
Samsung D-Xenon 50-200 F4-5.6 ED is available in Black color.
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