Sony SEL1018 10-18mm f/4 ED OSS

Last Updated (14 November’12):
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Sony SEL1018 10-18mm f/4 is an ultra wide-angle E-mount zoom lens which perfect for taking photos of sweeping landscapes and producing striking images with emphasized perspective. It features 15-27mm Equivalency in 35mm Format, Aperture Range: f/4.0-22, f/4.0 Aperture Throughout Zoom Range, Optical SteadyShot Image Stabilization, Internal Focusing System, Three Aspherical Elements, and has Super Extra-low Dispersion Glass. It sold at Amazon with price of $848.00.

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Sony SEL1018 10-18mm f/4 Features

Sony SEL1018 10-18mm f/4 ED OSS offers a minimum focal length of only 10mm (15mm in 35mm camera equivalency) which makes it produces highly-detailed, super wide-angle photos and ideal for expansive landscapes, certain interiors and creative portraits and group shots. While the aperture of f/4.0 throughout the zoom range, ensures you get fast shutter speeds and can be adjust low ISO settings, even in low light for bright, sharp images.

There is an Optical SteadyShot Image Stabilization system which makes the lens easier to create blur-free photos and videos, even in low light situations. Three aspherical lens elements reduce spherical aberration and distortion and Super Extra-low Dispersion glass reduces chromatic aberration for high quality images even at maximum aperture. You can also create a pleasing circular defocused effects, thanks to the the lens elements at the rear of the lens and the 7-blade circular aperture.


+ Lens Type : E-mount 10-18mm F4

+ Lens Mount Type : Sony E-mount

+ Aperture : f/4

+ Aperture (Max.) : f/4

+ Aperture (Min.) : f/22

+ Focal Length (35mm equivalent) : 15-27 mm

+ Filter Diameter : 62 mm

+ Lens Construction : 8-10

+ Minimum Focus Distance : 9.84″ (0.25m)

+ Angle of View : 109°-76° (APS-C)

+ Aperture Blade : 7 blades (Circular aperture)

+ Dimensions (Max. Diameter x Length) : 2-7/8 x 2-1/2″ (70.0 x 63.5 mm)

+ Distance Encoder : Yes

+ Exterior Finish : Black

+ Lens Weight : 8oz (225g)

+ Maximum Magnification : x 0.1

+ Steady Shot Mode:Active : Lens-based Image Stabilization (OSS)

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