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Sony DT 18-250 mm f/3.5-6.3

Manufacturer Sony
Model DT 18-250 mm f/3.5-6.3
Lens style Universal zoom
Focal length 18 - 250 mm
Maximum aperture f/3.5 - 6.3
Angle of view 76.5 - 6.5 o
Closest focusing distance 0.45 m
Maximum magnification 1:3.45
Minimum aperture 22
Number of diaphragm blades 7
Auto focus type AF
Lens Construction 16 elements / 13 groups
Filter diameter 62 mm
Macro No
Available mounts Sony A / Minolta
Dimensions 86 x 75 mm
Weight 440 g
Additional information Anounced: September 2007
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  1. P
    P 22 August 2009, 21:36
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    IP 99.229.x.x
    Owner since: 1 month
    Price: CDN $ 735.
    User profile: Amateur

    Cons: expensive

    Pros: great range - one lens does it all!!

    Summary: Overall, great lens.

  2. Heyjijdaar
    Heyjijdaar 15 May 2009, 04:39
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    IP 193.202.x.x
    Owner since: 1 year
    Price: 450
    User profile: Amateur

    Cons: I got dust into the lens. Build quality is not the best. Contrast could be better. Slow autofocus when used in really dark places. Lens, with three barrel elements, acts as a huge pomp and it seems to suck dust into itself. Sometimes I wonder if it also suck dust into the camera. Distortion over the range is higher than 17-50mm 70-210mm lenses.

    Pros: Nice bokeh!! Nice range. Quite good autofocus speed. Good close focus... no macro, but amazing anyway.

    Summary: When you want one lens, that does it all. This won't let you down. It's sharp, has beautifull bokeh and colours. Sure there are better lenses, but then you'll need two or three lenses in this range. This one can stay on the camera, and is great as travel lens.

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