Samsung 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 ED OIS is a Variable aperture Auto Focus (AF) Superzoom Zoom
lens with Optical Image stabilization and APS-C / DX max sensor coverage, and it is designed to be used with NX Mount
What type of photography is the Samsung 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 ED OIS lens good for?
The type of photography that you are planning to use the Samsung 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 ED OIS is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated its suitability to various photography scenarios:
Reasons to Buy Samsung NX 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 ED OIS Lens
Here we've included a summary of the advantages and disadvantages of the Samsung NX 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 ED OIS lens in a list form to help you determine whether it offers the features you need.
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| Optical Image Stabilization
| Hood supplied
| Full-time Manual Focusing
| Zoom Lock
| Versatile Lens with a Zoom Ratio of 11x
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| No Weather Sealing
| Lens Extents while zooming
| Slow Aperture at Tele end
| Variable Aperture
Samsung 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 ED OIS is compatible with cameras that have a Samsung NX lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Samsung NX lenses are Samsung NX1, Samsung NX3000 and Samsung NX30.
Size, Weight and Filter Thread
Size and weight is a very important decision factor when searching for your next lens. Samsung 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 ED OIS has a maximum diameter of 72mm and total length of 106mm when not extended. It weighs 549g / 19.4 oz.
Samsung 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 ED OIS has a filter thread of 67mm. Below are links to the filters that we recommend you to consider for your Samsung 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 ED OIS:
Samsung 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 ED OIS has a focal range of 18-200mm and 11.1X zoom ratio which has a 35mm equivalent focal range of 27-300mm when used on a APS-C / DX format camera.
Optical Image Stabilization
The Samsung 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 ED OIS features an optical image stabilization system which helps to reduce the blur that occurs due to shaking during hand-held shooting.
Samsung 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 ED OIS 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.
Samsung 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 ED OIS has a Zoom lock feature which eliminates Zoom creep where focal length of the lens changes with gravity when it's held downwards or upwards.
Maximum Magnification Ratio
Samsung 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 ED OIS has a Max Magnification Ratio of 0.28x and has a minimum focusing distance of 0.5m. For a non-macro lens, the 0.28x is considered a high magnification and will come handy for close-up shots.
Samsung 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 ED OIS is a variable aperture lens with a max aperture of f3.5 and a minimum aperture of f22 at 18mm, and a max aperture of f6.3 and minimum aperture of f22 at 200mm .
Samsung 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 ED OIS's optical formula consists of 18 elements in 13 groups . Following special elements are used in this design:
- 3 aspherical elements
- 2 ED glass elements
Samsung 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 ED OIS comes with a removable lens hood which is handy to reduce lens flare and glare in your photos.
Samsung 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 ED OIS is available in Black color.
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