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Sony AF DT 11-18 mm  f/ 4.5-5.6 D Lens

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Sony AF DT 11-18 mm  f/ 4.5-5.6 D lens

Sony AF DT 11-18 mm  f/ 4.5-5.6 D lens

Sony AF DT 11-18 mm  f/ 4.5-5.6 D lens

Sony AF DT 11-18 mm  f/ 4.5-5.6 D lens


Sony AF DT 11-18 mm  f/ 4.5-5.6 D MTF Chart

Optical design

Sony AF DT 11-18 mm  f/ 4.5-5.6 D optical design

Format: APS-C (crop)

Type: Zoom lens

Focusing: Auto Focus (AF)

Lens mounts: Sony A / Minolta A

First year of production: 2006

Optical design: 15 elements in 12 groups

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Average price: $803


Focal lengthMax. apertureMin. apertureBladesMin. Focus (m.)Filter Ø (mm.)Weight (gr/oz)Length (mm/in)
11mm - 18mmf/4.5 - f/5.6f/2270.2577360/12,7845/33,3

Additional information:

The Sony AF DT 11-18 mm  f/ 4.5-5.6 D (SAL1118)  is an ultra-wide angle zoom lens for landscape and indoor photography. It features a focal length of 11-18 mm (35 mm equivalent - 16.5 - 27 mm), lens speed of F4.5-5.6, and  minimum aperture values of 22-29.  Petal-shaped hood included.

  • The lens features the DT series compact build, light weight and convenience.
  • Thanks to aspherical and ED glass elements, the image is very fine at all focal lengths.
  • Internal focusing provides more efficient autofocus operations.

The Sony DT 11-18mm f/4.5-5.6 offers the range which is ideally suitable for shooting vast landscapes and large buildings, both indoor and outdoor. 

It is also ideal in situations when you really have no space to step back to take a picture. Sony Alfa cameras is equipped with a built-in image stabilization system, which enables the use of the Sony DT 11-18mm f/4.5-5.6 at relatively long exposures.

  • Equivalent focal length 16.5-27 mm
  • Angle of view 104°-76°
  • Minimum aperture 22-29
  • Max. magnification ratio 0.125
  • Diameter 83 mm

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Posted by: shubshik   Date of publication: 27.09.2010

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Owner reviews: Sony AF DT 11-18 mm  f/ 4.5-5.6 D

kaa 1.1.2000 00:00:01
Period of use: 6 months


Very wide viewing angle, fast focusing, sharp, short minimum focusing distance.


Nor found


I bought it and did not regret. Using as a staff lens, although have a 28-70.