Sony E 18-135mm F3.5-5.6 OSS 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 Sony E mount cameras.
Sony E 18-135mm F3.5-5.6 OSS is compatible with cameras that have Sony E lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Sony E lenses are Sony ZV-E10, Sony A6600 and Sony A6100.
Size, Weight and Filter Thread
Size and weight is a very important decision factor when searching for your next lens. Sony E 18-135mm F3.5-5.6 OSS has a maximum diameter of 67mm and total length of 88mm when not extended .
Sony E 18-135mm F3.5-5.6 OSS has a filter thread of 55mm.
Sony E 18-135mm F3.5-5.6 OSS has a focal range of 18-135mm and 7.5X zoom ratio which has a 35mm equivalent focal range of 27-202.5mm when used on a APS-C / DX format camera.
Optical Image Stabilization
Sony E 18-135mm F3.5-5.6 OSS features an optical image stabilization system which helps to reduce the blur that occurs due to shaking during hand-held shooting.
Sony E 18-135mm F3.5-5.6 OSS 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
Sony E 18-135mm F3.5-5.6 OSS has a Max Magnification Ratio of 0.29x and has a minimum focusing distance of 0.45m. For a non-macro lens, the 0.29x is considered a high magnification and will come handy for close-up shots.
Sony E 18-135mm F3.5-5.6 OSS 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 f5.6 and minimum aperture of f36 at 135mm .
Sony E 18-135mm F3.5-5.6 OSS's optical formula consists of 16 elements in 12 groups . Following special elements are used in this design:
- 1 aspherical
- 2 ED elements
Sony E 18-135mm F3.5-5.6 OSS is available in Black color.
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