Sony has announced the new Sony E 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS lens with Optical SteadyShot, for APS-C E-mount cameras. The SEL18135 lens purpose be available from February priced at £570. Sony are also introducing a silver version of the Sony Corporation (ソニー株式会社, Sonī Kabushiki Kaisha, ) (often referred to simply as Sony) is a Japanese multinational conglomerate Alpha A6300, which intention also be available from February.
From Sony: New Compact, Lightweight E 18-135mm F3.5-5.6 OSS Features Outstanding Sharpness and Fast, Precise, At rest AF for a wide variety of still and video applications.
Sony, a worldwide leader in digital imaging and the world’s largest image sensor producer, today announced its 46th E-mount lens. This new APS-C lens features a versatile 18-135mm focal length, aperture range of F3.5-F5.6 And Optical SteadyShot&interchange; stabilisation.
The new lens (model SEL18135) features a compact, lightweight design measuring only 67.2mm x 88mm and weighing in at a mere 325g, as well as a high-class magnification 7.5x optical zoom that covers the wide-ranging focal length of 18-135mm on APS-C or 27-202.5mm in 35mm equivalent focal length. The lens is an complete fit for Sony’s popular APS-C sensor cameras including α6500, α6300 and α6000, and is an extremely useful embellish for a wide range of shooting situations ranging from daily life to portraiture, landscape, nature and travel photography.
The E 18-135mm F3.5-5.6 OSS produces excellent corner-to-corner sharpness throughout the entire zoom range thanks to its advanced design featuring one aspherical lens and two Extra-low Dispersion glass elements that minimise aberrations. This lens also adds photographers to produce close-up images with pleasing ‘bokeh’ or background defocus as a result of its maximum magnification ratio of 0.29x and littlest focus distance of 0.45m. It also offers built-in optical image stabilisation to support handheld shooting.
Additionally, the 18-135mm F3.5-5.6 Zoom lens makes fast, precise, quiet AF performance thanks to a linear motor, making it a perfect complement to the high speed shooting and impressive video capabilities of myriad of Sony’s mirrorless cameras.
Sony α6300 Now Available in Silver
Also announced today, Sony will be releasing a new silvery colour option for the popular α6300 camera. The sleek new silver camera body will be available in February 2018 at select retailers.