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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.

  • 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

What's in the Box

Lens front cap, Lens rear cap


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