Sony DT 18-250mm f/3.5-6.3

Lens Summary

Brand: Sony

Also Known As: Sony 18-250mm f/3.5-6.3

Lens Type: Zoom Lens

Format: APS-C / DX

Focus: Autofocus

Lens Mount: Sony Alpha

Release Date: 2007-09-05

MSRP Price: $648

Made in: Japan

Infrared Rating: Good

Production Status: In Production

Lens Description: This is one of the most useful and versatile lenses for APS-C format cameras and an extremely wide spectrum of subjects. Offering an 18mm wide end for scenic shots and a lot more reach at the long end that can make a significant difference if you're shooting sports or wildlife, for example.

Sony DT 18-250mm f/3.5-6.3 Specifications

Lens Specifications
Lens TypeZoom Lens
Focal Length18-250mm
Mount TypeSony Alpha
FormatAPS-C / DX
Compatible Format(s)DSLR (APS-C Sensor)
Compatible with TeleconvertersNo
Zoom Ratio13.88x
Maximum Reproduction Ratio1:3.44
Optical SteadyShot / AntiShake (Image Stabilization)No
Aperture Information
Aperture RingNo
Maximim Aperturef/3.5-6.3
Minimum Aperturef/22-40
Maximum Angle of View (APS-C or smaller format)76°-6°
Optical Information
Lens Elements16
Lens Groups13
Diaphragm Blades7
Focus Information
Built-in Focus MotorYes
Internal FocusingYes
Minimum Focus Distance0.45m
Distance InformationYes
Filter Information
Filter Size62mm
Accepts Filter TypeScrew-on
Physical Characteristics
Weather / Dust SealingNo
Mount MaterialMetal
Dimensions7.62 x 8.64cm
Other Information
Available in ColorsBlack

Lens Construction and MTF Chart

Sony DT 18-250mm f/3.5-6.3 Lens Construction and MTF Chart

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