Is Sony NEX-5T and Sony DT 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 SAM II compatible?

Below you will find your chosen camera and lens. Click on the product name for more information.

Sony NEX-5T

Sony NEX-5T
Released: 2013
Type: Mirrorless
Sensor: APS-C (1.5x)
16 Megapixels
4912 x 3264 pixels

Sony DT 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 SAM II

Sony DT 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 SAM II
Released: 2013
Standard Zoom Lens
Suited for cameras with APS-C sensors
Focal Length: 18-55 mm
Aperture: f/3,5-5,6

Can you combine these two?

Last updated: June 2024

This is the short answer:

The camera and lens you have chosen can be used together* if you use the desired adapter.

You must use a Sony A-to-E adapter

This Sony lens does not have a Sony E mount but can still be used with Sony E cameras. To use this Sony lens on this Sony E mount camera you need an adapter.

Sony Lens Mount Adapter LA-EA5

* Please also read Sonys documentation around this carefully as some combinations might have limitations.

Focal Length

The Sony camera has a sensor of type APS-C, a smaller version compared to a Full frame sensor, which means that your experienced Focal length will be multiplied by 1.5x.

This lens has focal length:
18-55 mm

Since Sony NEX-5T does not have a Full Frame sensor the experience focal length you will experience will be:
27-82 mm

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Total weight

When you are looking at a combination of a camera and a lens you must always consider the total weight. Each product weighs in at:

Sony NEX-5T
276 gram

Sony DT 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 SAM II
222 gram

Together they have a total weight of 498 gram (equal to 1.1 lb).

Compatibility Check ID: 3401

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