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Samsung 18-55mm

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Overall 7
7.0

Samsung 18-55mm NX Standard Zoom Lens

PC Magazine
26 May 2011
  • Conclusion: The 18-55mm OIS Zoom NX Lens is one of two kit lenses for Samsung's NX camera system. Bundled with your camera, it's a good value, but purchased on its own, it's overpriced.
  • Pros: Optically stabilized. iFn control button. Silent focus.
  • Cons: Soft at 18mm f/3.5. Distortion when zoomed in.
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REVIEW: Samsung 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 NX ED OIS II i-Function Zoom

photodo
26 February 2011
  • Excerpt: This standard zoom lens for Samsung NX cameras provides an angle of view equivalent to a 27-82.5mm lens on a 35mm camera, includes support for Samsung's i-Function control system and optical images stabilisation. It is available as a kit option with some Samsung NX cameras, but is also available to purchase separately for around £200.
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Overall 6
6.0

Samsung 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 NX ED OIS II Review

ePHOTOzine
27 March 2012
  • Excerpt: This standard zoom lens for Samsung NX cameras provides an angle of view equivalent to a 27-82.5mm lens on a 35mm camera, includes support for Samsung's i-Function control system and optical images stabilisation. It is available as a kit option with some Samsung NX cameras, but is also available to purchase separately for around £200.
  • Pros: Lightweight, Optical stabilisation, Low barrel distortion at 18mm, Low falloff
  • Cons: High levels of pincushion distortion at 55mm, Occasionally prone to flare at 18mm, Sharpness never reaches excellent levels.
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NX 18-55 mm f/3.5-5.6 OIS

LensTip.com
31 December 2010
  • Excerpt: Originally posted 2010-11-22 on Optyczne.pl A kit lens is an inherent element of basic sets bought by many people. For most of them such a lens is bound to be their long-term companion and only after some years they will have decided to buy another one. That’s why the quality of the kit lens matters. In systems with a very limited choice of lenses the importance of a kit device is even bigger.
  • Cons: low stabilization efficiency,, plastic mount,, resolution on the edge of the frame at shorter focal lengths and near the maximum relative aperture below expectations,, average work against bright light,, significant distortion at the shortest focal length,, noticeable distortion at the longest focal length,, average coma control at the shortest focal length.
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Overall 8
8.0
Audio & image quality 8
8.0
Versatility 9
8.5
Usability 9
8.5
Build quality 8
7.5

Samsung 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 OIS Lens

PhotoReview
1 April 2010
  • Summary: The standard kit zoom lens for NX series interchangeable lens cameras.Samsung's 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 OIS covers the typical focal length range of a standard kit lens. Built to a price, it nevertheless offers desirable features like built-in optical stabilisation and comes with a clip-on, petal-shaped lens hood (which some manufacturers omit).
  • Pros: It's offered with a camera body. As a kit lens, its performance is up to the standard of most entry and lower mid-level DSLRs., You require low levels of chromatic aberration and minimal vignetting. Don't buy this lens if :, You require totally distortion-free images., You need close focusing capabilities.
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Expert Review

Optyczne.pl
22 November 2010
  • Summary: Oczywistym pytaniem jest różnica pomiędzy testowanym obiektywem a kitem systemu NEX – Sony E 18–55 mm f/3.5–5.6 OSS. Prawdę mówiąc trudno nam z tego pojedynku wyłonić ewidentnego zwycięzcę, choć być może na punkty wygrałby Samsung. Do Sony mieliśmy sporo zastrzeżeń, takich jak rekordowa aberracja chromatyczna, kiepska ostrość na brzegu kadru i spektakularnie zła praca pod ostre światło. Akurat w tych kategoriach testowany Samsung spisuje się lepiej lub dużo lepiej.
  • Pros: dobra rozdzielczość w centrum kadru,, w większości przypadków przyzwoita rozdzielczość na brzegu kadru,, małe winietowanie,, znikoma aberracja chromatyczna, szczególnie na dłuższych ogniskowych,, dobra kontrola komy dla najdłuższej ogniskowej.
  • Cons: mała skuteczność stabilizacji,, plastikowy bagnet,, rozdzielczość na brzegu kadru dla krótszych ogniskowych i okolicach maksymalnego otworu względnego poniżej oczekiwań,, przeciętna praca pod ostre światło,, spora dystorsja dla najkrótszej ogniskowej,, niepomijalna dystorsja dla najdłuższej ogniskowej,, przeciętna kontrola komy dla najkrótszej ogniskowej.
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