Sony E PZ 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 OSS Lens

Photo and video creators looking for a compact lens that can handle a wide range of shots will want to consider the E PZ 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 OSS. Providing a 27-300mm equivalent zoom on APS-C cameras, this lens can smoothly move from wide to close-up using Sony’s Power Zoom technology. Optical SteadyShot image stabilization enables handheld operation, and an internal focusing mechanism provides responsive and quiet autofocus. Five aspherical elements and one extra-low dispersion element reduce chromatic aberration and other distortions.

Sony E PZ 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 OSS Lens
Sony E PZ 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 OSS Lens

Applications: This compact lens offers the equivalence of a 27-300mm zoom for APS-C cameras and features built-in image stabilization and Power Zoom capabilities, making it equally appealing to videographers as it is to photographers.

Perks

Drawbacks

Expansive zoom range
Optical SteadyShot
Power Zoom

Limited to APS-C sensors/shooting modes
Slow and variable maximum aperture

Specs

Focal Length 18-200mm
35mm Equivalent Focal Length 27-300mm
Aperture Range f/3.5-6.3 to f/22-40
Optical Layout 17 elements, 12 groups
(5 aspherical elements, 1 extra-low dispersion elements)
Coating Not specified
Minimum Focusing Distance 11.8' / 30 cm
Maximum Magnification 0.35x
Diaphragm Blades 7
Image Stabilization Yes
Filter Size 67mm
Dimensions 3.7 x 3.9" / 93 x 99mm
Weight 1.4 Ib/ 649 g