Sony Self-Leaks 18-135mm SAM Lens

March 20, 2012 | Zoltan Arva-Toth | Lenses | 1 Comment | |
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Sony Europe has leaked a picture of a new zoom lens. The Sony 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 SAM lens has been designed for digital SLR and SLT cameras with APS-C sized sensors, and features a metal-looking Sony Alpha bayonet mount, a Smooth Auto-focus Motor and a zoom lock switch. The other specifications, recommended retail price and release date have yet to be communicated.

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#1 Petru Kovacs

For daily use I have the Sony 16-105. The zoom ratio is a bit smaller (6.6 vs 7.5), the long end is a bit shorter (105 vs 135), but I still prefer it for its short end (in 35mm would be 24 vs 27). It might be interesting for somebody who has no general use lens, but less interesting as an upgrade. Anyway, we still have to see what this lens has under the skin (optical quality, construction quality and all the like).

7:03 pm - Friday, March 23, 2012