Sony E 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 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 E Mount
What type of photography is the Sony E 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 lens good for?
The choice of photography type for which you intend to use the Sony E 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 is a crucial decision factor. Below, we have assessed its suitability for various photography scenarios:
Lenses in Sony E Mount with Same Focal and Aperture Range
Reasons to Buy the Sony E 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 Lens
Here we've included a summary of the advantages and disadvantages of the Sony E 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 lens in a list form to assist you in determining whether it offers the features you need.
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| Optical Image Stabilization
| Hood supplied
| Full-time Manual Focusing
| Versatile Lens with a Zoom Ratio of 11x
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| No Weather Sealing
| Lens Extends while zooming
| Slow Aperture at Tele end
| Variable Aperture
Sony E 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 is compatible with cameras that have a Sony E lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Sony E lenses are Sony A6700, Sony FX30 and Sony ZV-E10.
Sony A6700 with the Sony E 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 Lens
Sony FX30 with the Sony E 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 Lens
Sony ZV-E10 with the Sony E 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 Lens
Size, Weight and Filter Thread
The size and weight are crucial factors to consider when searching for your next lens. Sony E 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 has a maximum diameter of 76mm and total length of 99mm when not extended. It weighs 524g / 18.5 oz.
Check the size of the Sony E 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 when attached to E Mount cameras:
Sony E 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 Size with E Mount Cameras
Sony E 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 has a filter thread of 67mm. Below are links to the filters that we recommend you to consider for your Sony E 18-200mm F3.5-6.3:
Sony E 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 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 Sony E 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 features an optical image stabilization system which helps to reduce the blur that occurs due to shaking during hand-held shooting.
Sony E 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 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 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 has a Max Magnification Ratio of 0.35x and has a minimum focusing distance of 0.3m. For a non-macro lens, the 0.35x is considered a high magnification and will come handy for close-up shots.
Sony E 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 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 f40 at 200mm .
Sony E 18-200mm F3.5-6.3's optical formula consists of 17 elements in 12 groups . Special elements used in this design is 4 aspheric surfaces.
Sony E 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 comes with a removable lens hood which is handy to reduce lens flare and glare in your photos.
Sony E 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 is available in Silver color.
Popular Comparisons of Sony E 18-200mm F3.5-6.3
Here are the eight most popular comparisons of the Sony E 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 amongst Camera Decision readers.
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