Sony E-mount 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS Lens

Product Code: 7240733E
A compact, lightweight E-mount lens for APS-C mirrorless cameras offering a 7.5x optical zoom of 18-135mm and a bright f/3.5-5.6 aperture with optical image stabilisation.

Description

Sony E-mount 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS Lens Summary

This versatile, compact, and lightweight lens offers a 7.5x optical zoom from 18-135mm on E-mount APS-C format mirrorless cameras (equivalent to 27-202.5mm in 35mm terms).

Weighing only 325g, this 18-135mm E-mount lens is ideal for daily shooting and offers an extremely versatile range of shooting options for Sony’s range of APS-C format mirrorless cameras, whether you’re shooting portraiture, landscape, nature, or travel photography.

Fast and quite Autofocus performance is achieved thanks to a linear motor, which makes this lens the ideal partner for high speed shooting and recording impressive video with Sony’s mirrorless cameras.

Our Verdict

Sony’s E-mount 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS lens offers an advanced design featuring one aspherical lens and two extra-low dispersion glass elements to minimise aberrations and deliver outstanding edge-to-edge sharpness all the way to the corners of the image and throughout the entire zoom range.

With a maximum magnification ratio of 0.29x and minimum focus distance of only 0.45m, this lens offers the ability to shoot close-up objects and to produce pleasing background blur or ‘bokeh’, further enhanced by in-built optical image stabilisation for handheld shooting.

We Love
  • Corner-to-corner sharpness and minimal aberrations thanks to advanced design
  • Versatile and useful took for daily shooting or shooting in many different environments
  • Long 7.5x optical zoom with optical image stabilisation for handheld shooting
  • Dedicated E-mount lens for Sony APS-C mirrorless cameras

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Lightweight and compact design

Lightweight and compact design

Compact (E-mount APS-C format) and lightweight (325 grams (11.5 oz.)), this lens features an optical design optimized for short flange focal distances that makes it small and manageable on its own while also contributing to notable reductions in overall system size, weight, and portability.

7.5x high-magnification APS-C zoom lens

7.5x high-magnification APS-C zoom lens

A high zoom ratio provides a versatile 27mm to 202.5mm range (35mm format equivalent, 7.5x optical zoom) that covers a broad spectrum of subjects and situations: scenery, nature, portraits, and general day-to-day photography.

Optical design achieves high resolution

Optical design achieves high resolution

A new optical design that includes one aspherical element contributes to consistently high resolution from the image center right out to the edges, while two ED (Extra-low Dispersion) glass elements effectively suppress chromatic aberration.

Built-in optical image stabilization 

Built-in optical image stabilization 

When shooting hand-held, particularly night scenes or dimly lit interiors, built-in optical image stabilization makes it easier to shoot blur-free images handheld.

Close-ups with background bokeh

Close-ups with background bokeh

An impressive minimum focusing distance of just 0.45m (1.45ft) (0.29x max. magnification) makes it easy to shoot close-ups that take advantage of the lens’s beautiful background bokeh.

Beautiful bokeh 

Beautiful bokeh 

Bokeh quality is enhanced by a circular aperture design.

Fast, precise, quiet focus

Fast, precise, quiet focus

Advanced linear motor technology quietly drives the focus group with outstanding speed and precision, making the most of the high AF performance provided by the α6000 series. Accurate focus is more easily achieved for stills and movies, even with moving subjects.

Sony E-mount 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS Lens Specifications

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Lens typeSony E-Mount APS-C
Focal length18-135mm
Aperture range3.5-5.6
Image stabilisationOptical steadyshot
Filter size55mm
Dimensions67.2*88 mm
Weight325g

  Lens Specifications

Mount

Sony E-mount

Format

APS-C

Focal-Length (mm)

18-135

35mm equivalent focal-length (APS-C)

27-202.5

Lens Groups / Elements

12-16

Angle of View (APS-C)

76°-12°

Maximum aperture (F)

3.5-5.6

Minimum Aperture (F)

22-36

Aperture Blades

7

Circular Aperture

Yes

Minimum Focus Distance

0.45 m (1.48 ft)

Maximum Magnification ratio (x)

0 29

Filter Diameter (mm)

55

Image stabilization (SteadyShot)

Optical SteadyShot

Zoom system

Manual

Teleconverter compatibility (x1.4)

-

Teleconverter compatibility (x2.0)

-

Hood Type

Petal shape, bayonet type

Sony E-mount 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS Lens Reviews

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