Sony E 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 OSS LE 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.
What type of photography is the Sony E 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 OSS LE lens good for?
The type of photography that you are planning to use the Sony E 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 OSS LE is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated its suitability to various photography scenarios:
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Reasons to Buy Sony E 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 OSS LE Lens
Here, we've included a summary of the advantages and disadvantages of the Sony E 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 OSS LE 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
| 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
Sony E 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 OSS LE 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 FX30, Sony ZV-E10 and Sony A6600.
Size, Weight and Filter Thread
Size and weight is a very important decision factor when searching for your next lens. Sony E 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 OSS LE has a maximum diameter of 68mm and total length of 97mm when not extended . It weighs 460g / 16.2 oz.
Sony E 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 OSS LE has a filter thread of 62mm.
Sony E 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 OSS LE 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
Sony E 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 OSS LE 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 OSS LE 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 OSS LE has a Max Magnification Ratio of 0.27x and has a minimum focusing distance of 0.5m. For a non-macro lens, the 0.27x is considered a high magnification and will come handy for close-up shots.
Sony E 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 OSS LE 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 OSS LE's optical formula consists of 17 elements in 13 groups . Special elements used in this design is 4 aspheric surfaces.
Sony E 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 OSS LE 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 OSS LE is available in Black color.
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