Sony DT 18-70mm F3.5-5.6 Specifications

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Name Sony DT 18-70mm F3.5-5.6

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Manufacturer Sony
Release Date and Price
Release Year 2006
Release Date 2006-06-15
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Lens Type
Lens Type Standard / Normal
Zoom or Prime Zoom lens
Mount and Compatibility
Mount Sony A
Designed for APS-C sensor Yes
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Autofocus (AF) Yes
Built-in Autofocus (AF) Motor Yes

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Motor Type No information
Focus Method Extends
Closest Focusing Distance 38 cm
Maximum Magnification 0,25
Maximum Aperture F3,5-5,6
This lens has a variable aperture at different focal lengths.
F3,5 at 18 mm
F5,6 at 70 mm
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Diaphragm Blades 7
Construction 11 elements  /  9 groups
Special Elements/Coatings 1 Aspherical and 1 ED Glass Element
Focal Length
Focal Length 18-70 mm
Zoom Range 52 mm
Built-in Teleconverter No
Teleconverter Multiplier N/A
Image Stabilization No
Image Stabilization CIPA rating N/A
Image Stabilization CIPA Rating
Weather Sealing No
Diameter 66 mm
Length 77 mm
Weight 235 gr
Filter Type Filter Thread
Filter Diameter 55 mm
Lens Hood Included
Lens Hood SKU PH-RBA 55
Tripod Collar N/A
Tripod Collar SKU N/A