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Sony E 55-210mm f/4.5-6.3 OSS Lens (Black)

BH #SO5521045B • MFR #SEL55210/B
Sony E 55-210mm f/4.5-6.3 OSS Lens (Black)
Key Features
  • E-Mount Lens/APS-C Format
  • 82.5-315mm (35mm Equivalent)
  • Aperture Range: f/4.5-6.3 to f/22-32
  • Two ED Elements; Two Aspherical Elements
An ideal complement to many kit zooms, the black E 55-210mm f/4.5-6.3 OSS Lens from Sony opens the door to many telephoto perspectives with its 82.5-315mm equivalent focal length range on APS-C-format E-mount cameras. This portrait-length to mid-tele reach is ideal for a range of subjects, from portraits to distant sports and landscapes, and its sleek size also makes it a great travel companion.
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Sony E 55-210mm f/4.5-6.3 OSS Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Telephoto Versatility for APS-C
  • 3Optics and Design
  • 4Autofocus and Image Stabilization
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Telephoto Versatility for APS-C
An ideal complement to many kit zooms, the black E 55-210mm f/4.5-6.3 OSS Lens from Sony opens the door to many telephoto perspectives with its 82.5-315mm equivalent focal length range on APS-C-format E-mount cameras. This portrait-length to mid-tele reach is ideal for a range of subjects, from portraits to distant sports and landscapes, and its sleek size also makes it a great travel companion.
Optics and Design
  • Designed for APS-C-format cameras, this 55-210mm lens perfectly complements many kit zooms by providing an 82.5-315mm equivalent focal length range for telephoto applications.
  • A variable f/4.5-6.3 maximum aperture helps keep overall lens size and weight to a minimum.
  • Two extra-low dispersion glass elements are featured in the lens design to help reduce chromatic aberrations and color fringing for improved clarity and color neutrality.
  • Two aspherical elements are incorporated in the lens design to reduce astigmatism, field curvature, coma, and other monochromatic aberrations.
  • Rounded seven-blade diaphragm contributes to a pleasing bokeh quality when employing selective focus techniques.
Autofocus and Image Stabilization
  • An internal focus mechanism contributes to faster, more responsive autofocus, the minimum focus distance of 3.3', and easier handling as the lens does not change in length during use.
  • 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 be combined with select camera's sensor-shift type image stabilization for more effective control of camera blur.

Sony E 55-210mm f/4.5-6.3 OSS Specs

Key Specs
Focal Length
55 to 210mm (35mm Equivalent: 82.5 to 315mm)
Maximum Aperture
f/4.5 to 6.3
Lens Mount
Sony E
Lens Format Coverage
APS-C
Focus Type
Autofocus
Image Stabilization
Yes
Filter Size
49 mm (Front)
Maximum Aperture
f/4.5 to 6.3
Minimum Aperture
f/22 to 32
Lens Mount
Sony E
Lens Format Coverage
APS-C
Angle of View
29° to 7° 40'
Minimum Focus Distance
3.28' / 1 m
Maximum Magnification
0.23x
Optical Design
13 Elements in 9 Groups
Diaphragm Blades
7, Rounded
Focus Type
Autofocus
Image Stabilization
Yes
Filter Size
49 mm (Front)
Dimensions (ø x L)
2.51 x 4.25" / 63.8 x 108 mm
Length at Maximum Extension
6" / 152.5 mm
Weight
12.17 oz / 345 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight
1.295 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
7.9 x 4.5 x 4.5"

Sony E 55-210mm f/4.5-6.3 OSS Reviews

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how do you auto focus?

how do you auto focus?
Asked by: John
When attached to a compatible Sony E-mount camera, autofocus is possible when AF is set via the camera's menu and the shutter button (or applicable function button) is pressed or held.
Answered by: Jeremy
Date published: 2021-12-01

Is this a good lens for a6000

Is this a good lens for a6000
Asked by: Jeff
Yes Sony E 55-210mm f/4.5-6.3 OSS Lens is a good zoom lens for the Sony A6000 camera.
Answered by: Daniel
Date published: 2023-01-05

question

Does it fit a 7 ii?
Asked by: Anonymous
Yes, it will fit. But the lens is for APS-C sensors so it will crop the image by 1.6 times.This is a link for the full frame Sony E mount lenses that have autofocus http://bhpho.to/1MD9auo
Answered by: Robert K.
Date published: 2018-08-25

Front Lens cap size for Sony sel55-210mm?

Front Lens cap size for Sony sel55-210mm?
Asked by: Sam
The Sony E 55-210mm f/4.5-6.3 OSS Lens (Black) has 49mm front filter threads. As such, the Sony ALC-F49S 49mm Front Lens Cap, B&H # SOALCF49S • MFR # ALC-F49S, would be the correct front lens cap designed for use with the Sony E 55-210mm f/4.5-6.3 OSS Lens (Black). https://bhpho.to/2L0nrF7
Answered by: Manzell
Date published: 2023-01-17

Will this work on my Sony a6000

Will this work on my Sony a6000
Asked by: Jeff
Yes, the Sony E 55-210mm f/4.5-6.3 OSS Lens (Black) is compatible on the Sony a6000 camera.
Answered by: Robert
Date published: 2023-01-25

Sony SEL 55-210mm f/4.5-6.3 IS OSS Zoom Lens for ...

Sony SEL 55-210mm f/4.5-6.3 IS OSS Zoom Lens for NEX Mirrorless Camera vs Sony E 55-210mm F4.5-6.3 OSS Camera Lens - Silver (SEL55210) what is the deference ?
Asked by: Sam
The only difference between the Sony E 55-210mm f/4.5-6.3 OSS Lens (Black) and the Sony E 55-210mm f/4.5-6.3 OSS Lens (Silver) is the color of the lens. These Sony E-mount lenses are compatible with the (now discontinued) NEX-series cameras, and with the newer APS-C mirrorless models (like the a6000, a6400, etc.).
Answered by: Marisa
Date published: 2023-01-08

Can I shoot 4k with this lens on Sony A7sii

Can I shoot 4k with this lens on Sony A7sii
Asked by: Owen
This lens is a cropped sensor, APSC, lens, so the camera would have to be set to cropped sensor mode.
Answered by: Magnolia Road
Date published: 2021-07-05

question

does this lens fit a sony alpha 5000?
Asked by: Anonymous
As the Sony Alpha a5000 Mirrorless Digital Camera and the Sony E 55-210mm f/4.5-6.3 OSS E-Mount Lens both use the Sony E-mount lens mount, yes, the Sony E 55-210mm f/4.5-6.3 OSS E-Mount Lens is compatible for use with the a5000 DSLR camera.
Answered by: Manzell L.
Date published: 2019-07-19
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