Sony DT 55-200mm f/4-5.6 SAM

Sony DT 55-200mm f/4-5.6 SAM

Lens Summary

Brand: Sony

Also Known As: Sony 55-200mm f/4-5.6

Lens Type: Zoom Lens

Format: APS-C / DX

Focus: Autofocus

Lens Mount: Sony Alpha

Release Date: 2009-06-18

MSRP Price: $198

Made in: Japan

Infrared Rating: Good

Production Status: In Production

Lens Description: Close-ups look fantastic with this high-quality telephoto zoom lens. With its built-in motor and silky smooth operation, this is the ideal choice for shooting sports and other subjects that require some telephoto reach.

Sony DT 55-200mm f/4-5.6 SAM Specifications

Lens Specifications
Lens TypeZoom Lens
Focal Length55-200mm
Mount TypeSony Alpha
FormatAPS-C / DX
Compatible Format(s)DSLR (APS-C Sensor)
Compatible with TeleconvertersNo
Zoom Ratio3.63x
Maximum Reproduction Ratio1:3.44
Optical SteadyShot / AntiShake (Image Stabilization)No
Aperture Information
Aperture RingNo
Maximim Aperturef/4.0-5.6
Minimum Aperturef/32-45
Maximum Angle of View (APS-C or smaller format)28°-7°
Optical Information
Lens Elements13
Lens Groups9
Diaphragm Blades7
Extra-Low Dispersion Glass Elements1
Focus Information
Built-in Focus MotorYes
Minimum Focus Distance0.95m
Filter Information
Filter Size55mm
Accepts Filter TypeScrew-on
Physical Characteristics
Weather / Dust SealingNo
Mount MaterialPlastic
Dimensions7.14 x 8.51cm
Other Information
Available in ColorsBlack

Lens Construction and MTF Chart

Sony DT 55-200mm f/4-5.6 SAM Lens Construction and MTF Chart

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