|DT||The lens is designed only for Sony APS-C digital SLR cameras.|
|SAM||The lens is equipped with micromotor to provide moderately fast and quiet autofocus.|
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|Diagonal angle of view:||28.8°-5.4° (Sony APS-C)
|Lens construction:||12 elements in 9 groups, including:|
|Number of blades:||7|
|Closest focusing distance:||140 cm|
|Type of autofocus motor:||Micromotor (Minolta/Sony A)|
|Full-Time Manual Focus:||No|
|Maximum diameter x Length:||Ø77 x 117 mm|
|Filter size:||62 mm|
Design and Features
The lens barrel is of moderate weight, made of plastic. The lens mount is metallic.
The lens features a zoom lock lever to keep the zoom ring fixed at the shortest focal length of 55 mm. This function is convenient for carrying a camera with the lens on a strap because it prevents the lens from extending.
The lens features AF/MF focus mode switch.
|AF||Autofocus mode without Direct Manual Focus.|
|MF||Manual focus mode.|
The lens uses front filters with standard size of 62 mm which are easy to find. They are also inexpensive.
|User Manual. Multilingual, Adobe PDF, 523 KB|
|User Manual. Multilingual, Adobe PDF, 610 KB|