Sony DT 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6

Sony 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6

Lens Summary

Brand: Sony

Also Known As: Sony 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6

Lens Type: Zoom Lens

Format: APS-C / DX

Focus: Autofocus

Lens Mount: Sony Alpha

Release Date: 2009-05-18

MSRP Price: $218

Made in: Japan

Infrared Rating: Good

Production Status: In Production

Lens Description: If you're the kind of photo enthusiast who likes to carry a camera at all times, whether actively shooting or not, you probably want one small, lightweight lens. Take superb shots with the smallest and lightest zoom in this series, while offering an 18–55mm focal length range that will cover most day-to-day subjects. Please note: DT lenses are not recommended for use with full frame cameras.


Sony DT 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 Specifications

Lens Specifications
Lens TypeZoom Lens
Focal Length18-55mm
Mount TypeSony Alpha
FormatAPS-C / DX
Compatible Format(s)DSLR (APS-C Sensor)
Compatible with TeleconvertersNo
Zoom Ratio3.05x
Maximum Reproduction Ratio1:2.94
Optical SteadyShot / AntiShake (Image Stabilization)No
Aperture Information
Aperture RingNo
Maximum Aperturef/3.5-5.6
Minimum Aperturef/22-36
Optical Information
Lens Elements8
Lens Groups7
Diaphragm Blades7
Nano AR CoatingNo
Anti-Reflective / Multi-Layered / T* CoatingNo
Focus Information
FocusAutofocus
Built-in Focus MotorYes
Direct Drive Super Sonic wave Motor (DDSSM)No
Minimum Focus Distance0.25m
Filter Information
Filter Size55mm
Accepts Filter TypeScrew-on
Physical Characteristics
Weather / Dust SealingNo
Mount MaterialPlastic
Tripod CollarNo
Dimensions6.96 x 6.91cm
Weight210g
Other Information
Available in ColorsBlack

Lens Construction and MTF Chart

Sony 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 Lens Construction and MTF Chart

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