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Sony E 55-210 mm f/ 4.5-6.3 OSS Lens

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Sony E 55-210 mm f/ 4.5-6.3 OSS lens

Sony E 55-210 mm f/ 4.5-6.3 OSS lens

Sony E 55-210 mm f/ 4.5-6.3 OSS lens


Sony E 55-210 mm f/ 4.5-6.3 OSS MTF Chart

Optical design

Sony E 55-210 mm f/ 4.5-6.3 OSS optical design

Format: APS-C (crop)

Type: Zoom lens

Focusing: Auto Focus (AF)

Lens mounts: Sony E

First year of production: 2011

Optical design: 13 elements in 9 groups (2ED+2As)

Features: Optical stabilisation
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Average price: $350


Focal lengthMax. apertureMin. apertureBladesMin. Focus (m.)Filter Ø (mm.)Weight (gr/oz)Length (mm/in)
55mm - 210mmf/4.5 - f/6.3f/2270.149345/12,2108/4,3

Additional information:


The Sony E 55-210mm F4.5-6.3 OSS (SEL55210)  is a telephoto zoom lens for mirrorless Sony NEX cameras and other Sony E devices.

  • Equivalent focal length 83-315 mm
  • Diagonal angle of view 28.2° - 7.8°
  • Minimum aperture  22 - 32
  • 7 rounded aperture blades
  • Max. magnification 0.225
  • 4 f-stops image stabilizer
  • Diameter 64 mm
  • ALC-SH115 hood

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Posted by: dv   Date of publication: 25.08.2011

Mechanical quality4.254
Optical quality3.004
Pricing / Value2.754
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Owner reviews: Sony E 55-210 mm f/ 4.5-6.3 OSS

eastwestphoto 08.04.2014 04:20:19
Period of use: 2 years


Sharp results when used correctly!


210mm optical quality is low


Absolutely necessary to use a Polarizer aiding AF ability of Sonys Contrast focusing ability. Then use DMF @7x to critical focus. You get much better results! A trade secret of Sony Zooms in general, True for the New Kit lens SEL2470 FE series also on Sony A7r