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Images of DT 18–55 mm F3.5–5.6 SAM II
Images of DT 18–55 mm F3.5–5.6 SAM II

Lightweight, all-purpose zoom lens

3.18–55 mm F3.5–5.6 SAM II (SAL18552)

From snapshots and group photos to landscapes and portraits, this compact, lightweight zoom offers high performance in a range of shooting situations.

APS-C A-mount

Compatible with 35 mm Full Frame , or APS-C format A-mount cameras.

Say goodbye to blur

Pair the lens with a Sony camera with SteadyShot™ INSIDE and you’ll enjoy smooth, blur-free results when shooting handheld, even zoomed in.

Circular aperture for smooth bokeh

Smooth defocusing

Instead of a standard polygon-shaped lens aperture, this lens features a 7-blade circular aperture for more natural, rounded defocusing, or bokeh.

Refined optical performance

Aspherical lens elements minimize distortion while ED (Extra-low Dispersion) glass elements provide superior contrast, resolution, and color fidelity.

Smooth, silent autofocus

Built into the lens, the Smooth Autofocus Motor (SAM) is significantly smoother and quieter than conventional camera-coupled autofocus drive systems.

Specifications and Features
  • High performance ED glass and aspherical lens elements

  • 9.84 in min. focus plus 0.34x max. magnification

  • Responsive internal SAM (Smooth Autofocus Motor) AF drive

  • Circular aperture for attractive defocusing

  • 35 mm equivalent focal length: 27–82.5 mm

Minimum Focus Distance
0.82 ft (0.25 m)
Maximum Magnification ratio (x)
0.34x
Filter Diameter (mm)
55 mm
Weight
7.9 oz (222 g)

What's in the Box

Lens hood (ALC-SH108:round shape, bayonet type (Not included)), Lens front cap, Lens rear cap

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