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Pentax smc DA 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 ED AL [IF] DC WR

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Reviews and Problems with Pentax smc DA 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 ED AL [IF] DC WR

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Overall 9
8.6
Design 9
8.5
Value for money 9
8.5
Features 9
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Performance 9
8.5
Picture quality 9
8.5

Pentax DA 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6ED AL (IF) DC WR

What Digital Camera
24 September 2009
  • Excerpt: Weather-resistant finish for use in all manner of conditions
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REVIEW: SMC Pentax-DA 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 ED AL [IF] DC WR

photodo
26 January 2009
  • Excerpt: Weather resistant, compact, sporting the new DC motor and all in a very compact package, this new Pentax lens is very appealing. Braving the English rain, we shall see if its performance lives up to its potential.
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Lens Test: Pentax-DA 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 DC WR

Pop Photo
1 July 2005
  • Excerpt: With the widest zoom range of any current Pentax lens (7.5X), the new 18–135mm f/3.5–5.6 ($500, street) is the closest it has today to an all-in-one zoom. A 27–202.5mm full-frame equivalent, this is also one of the few lenses in its class with a weather-resistant (WR) O-ring on the lensmount. Other perks: A quiet DC AF motor and seamless shifting between manual and autofocus.
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Overall 8
8.0

SMC Pentax-DA 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 ED AL IF DC WR

ePHOTOzine
26 May 2011
  • Excerpt: Weather resistant, compact, sporting the new DC motor and all in a very compact package, this new Pentax lens is very appealing. Braving the English rain, we shall see if its performance lives up to its potential.
  • Pros: Superb handling, Weather resistance, Silent DC motor, Close focusing, Quick Shift manual focus, Visually appealing images
  • Cons: High distortion levels, High CA levels, Low fine resolution at longer focal lengths, High price
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Overall 4
4.3
Value for money 3
3.0
Overall quality 3
3.0
Build quality 7
7.0

Pentax SMC-DA 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 ED AL [IF] WR - Review / Lens Test

photozone.de
28 August 2009
  • Conclusion: We were quite enthusiastic about the Pentax DA-SMC 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 ED AL [IF] WR at the time we received it. Regarding the high pricing of the lens we were expecting a very good performance throughout its broad zoom range and all that in a very compact, high quality body. Unfortunately the testing reality revealed a mediocre optical performance at best.
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