Spanning a useful wide-angle to medium telephoto range, the E 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS from Sony
is a versatile 27-202.5mm equivalent zoom for APS-C-format E-mount
mirrorless cameras. This well-rounded lens suits working in a variety of
situations, making it an ideal zoom for travel applications, and the
image stabilization helps to minimize the appearance of camera shake for
sharper imagery when shooting handheld.
Two extra-low dispersion elements help to reduce color fringing and
chromatic aberrations in order to produce greater clarity and color
One aspherical element helps to control distortion and reduce spherical
aberrations for greater sharpness and accurate rendering.
Rounded seven-blade diaphragm contributes to a pleasing bokeh quality when employing selective focus techniques.
Image Stabilization and Autofocus
Optical SteadyShot image stabilization helps to minimize the appearance
of camera shake for sharper imagery when shooting handheld with slower
shutter speeds. This stabilization system can also be combined with
select camera's sensor-shift type image stabilization for more effective
control of camera blur.
Linear autofocus motor provides quick and precise autofocus performance
and enables accurate and silent focusing while recording videos.
Dedicated AF/MF switch allows for quick changing between focusing methods.
Minimum focusing distance of 1.5', along with a maximum magnification of 0.29x, suits working with close-up subjects.