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Sony DT 18-55 mm f/ 3.5-5.6 SAM II Lens

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Sony DT 18-55 mm f/ 3.5-5.6 SAM II  lens


Sony DT 18-55 mm f/ 3.5-5.6 SAM II  MTF Chart

Optical design

Sony DT 18-55 mm f/ 3.5-5.6 SAM II  optical design

Format: APS-C (crop)

Type: Zoom lens

Focusing: Auto Focus (AF)

Lens mounts: Sony A / Minolta A

First year of production: 2013

Optical design: 8 elements in 7 groups

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Average price: $120


Focal lengthMax. apertureMin. apertureBladesMin. Focus (m.)Filter Ø (mm.)Weight (gr/oz)Length (mm/in)
18mm - 55mmf/3.5 - f/5.6f/2270.2555222/7,869/2,7

Additional information:

The Sony DT 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 SAM II (SAL18552)  is a standard zoom lens for DSLR  APS-C format Sony A cameras. The 2nd version with enhanced mechanical components  was released in 2011.

The optical scheme integrates eight elements in seven groups, including two aspherical elements and one ED glass element.

Additional information:

  • Angle of view 34-6.10° (23-4.10 for APS-C)
  • Max. magnification 0.27
  • AF ultrasonic motor with FTM
  • Internal focusing
  • Diameter 95 mm
  • Equivalent focal length for APS-C format cameras  105 - 600 mm
  • Minimum aperture  22 - 32
  • ALC-SH121 lens hood
  • Price $ 2200

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Posted by: dv   Date of publication: 21.02.2013

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Mechanical quality4.333
Optical quality3.673
Pricing / Value2.333
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