With a 27-157.5mm equivalent focal length range, Sony E PZ 18-105mm f/4G OSS is the wide-range lens solution for APS-C format E-mount cameras. The Sony OSS lens boasts a constant f/2.4-aperture for uniform performance across all focal distances.
Robust zooming mechanism and Handycam technology make the Sony E PZ 18-105mm f/4G OSS ideal for both still photo and video shooting. Twin ED elements help to minimize monochromatic aberrations and color distortion for color neutrality and improved clarity. Handycam technology of Sony 18-105mm f/4 G OSS facilitates floating axis construction, which keeps the zoom constant and quiet while video shooting. The best part is that the Sony 18-105mm E PZ offers immediate autofocusing. This versatile lens takes a second to slew through the entire range of focus distance. Seamless manual focusing makes the lens easy to use. It has been designed to fit the APS-C sensor of the digital cameras (DSLRs), offering an effective 35 mm equivalent of 27-158 mm.
Our Take on the Sony E PZ 18-105mm f/4 G OSS Lens:
The Sony E PZ 18-105mm f/4 G OSS highlights a complex optical formula consisting of 16 elements in 12 groups. The optical design incorporating three aspherical elements and one Advanced Aspherical element helps to reduce astigmatism, field curvature, and monochromatic distortions. A rounded seven-blade diaphragm contributes to a good bokeh quality while employing selective focus techniques. This Sony OSS Lens flaunts an exceptional build quality. It has a metal body based on a metal mount. It lets you zoom in and out using the zoom ring or the lever on the side. It is not a small lens and yet only weighs 427 grams, which makes it easy to carry. This unit ships with a petal-shaped lens hood and a rear lens cap.
Apart from these features, the Sony E PZ 18-105mm f/4 G OSS comes equipped with Optical SteadyShot image stabilization. It reduces camera shake effects and comes in handy especially when working with a longer focal length. Thus, it ensures HD image quality even when you are not working with a tripod. Sony OSS reaps the benefits of internal focus design that ensures that the overall length of the lens remains uniform when focusing. Further, Internal focusing of the lens also contributes to fast autofocus speeds and a 1.5-feet focus distance. As a versatile mid-range zoom lens for the APS-C E-mount cameras the Sony 18-105mm G has a focal length that is suitable for both portraits and landscape photo shooting.
Optical Steadyshot Image Stabilization of the Sony E PZ 18-105mm produces 3-stop-steadiness of hand-held photography at 105mm and 2-stop-steadiness at 18mm. Likewise, you can combine the OSS system with the sensor-shift type image stabilization. It offers more effective control over camera blur. Though you activate the zoom and focus functions with the rings, it employs power zooming, which gets triggered by the Handycam technology of the conventional Sony well-built camcorders. It enables smooth and quiet zooming action, which is perfect for video shooting.
TOP 10 KEY FEATURES:
|Focal Length:||18 to 105mm|
|Lens Mount:||Sony E|
|Angle of View:||77° to 15°|
|Filter Size:||72 mm (Front)|
|Optical Design:||16 Elements in 12 Groups|
Included in the box:
- Sony E PZ 18-105mm f/4 G OSS Lens
- Sony Lens Hood
- Sony 72mm Front Lens Cap
- Sony Rear Lens Cap