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Sony-sel18200.28320220
8.9 out of 10

Sony SEL18200

This lens features an 11x zoom range and an advanced Optical Ste Read more

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Overall 10
10

Great all around lens!

Dustin O., Amazon
1 week ago
  • Summary: Amazing Lens! Takes Crisp Clear pictures throughout the zoom range and still manages very clear results at the far end too. Like other reviewers have said, You will experience lens creep if you don't use the lock button on the lens, but that doesn't bother me at all. This is my new all around lens for my camera. You will not be disappointed!
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Overall 8
8.0

Heavy but Excellent All-in-One.

Garry, B&H Photo
20 October 2014
  • Excerpt: I am a retired pro, and moved to Sony e-mount system to reduce weight and space needs. Although this lens is fairly heavy, it's a great "one lens fits all" for travel, and very sharp, even at 200 mm. I was worried about speed of auto-focusing, as I have been frustrated by the Sony 55-210 kit lens. I tested the lens at a soccer game, shooting at f6.3 using the a6000's 11 fps motor drive, and marveled at the speed and sharpness of the auto focus.
  • Pros: Easy To Use, Reliable, Useful zoom range, Well Made
  • Cons: Bulky
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Overall 10
10

A bit expensive, but you get what you pay for!!

xadawg1985, Ebay
14 October 2014
Overall 10
10

Love this lens

CJ, B&H Photo
5 October 2014
  • Excerpt: Great for low light with wide angle. Good for travel photography. Lightweight and compact fits in a purse easily.
  • Pros: Easy To Use, Lightweight
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Overall 6
6.0

Foggie and slow

deeperrin, B&H Photo
28 September 2014
  • Excerpt: This lens came with my Sony NEX-FS100 and I never use it on that camera. It has fogged on me 3 times. This requires opening the front element and cleaning the inside of the front lens. Sony should have made this lens better for the elements. I gave it 3 stars because of the results I get when using it with my NEX-7. I love it for a photo lens, but not on my big video camera.
  • Cons: Not Durable
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Overall 8
8.0

Four Stars

Zening Ge, Amazon
11 September 2014
  • Summary: Slightly heavier than expected and looks a bit out of place on a NEX5.
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Overall 10
10

Great Lens. Great on quality and size.

Rama, B&H Photo
16 July 2014
  • Excerpt: I want this lens to travel. The image quality and versatility are the strongest "pros". The zoom and focus zoom are smooth. Much better than some Canon lenses i've tried. But the lens have a design issue to use with Nex 6, 5 or 6 cameras: The diamenter of 67mm is too high and cover the AF assistance lamp. Ok, in outdoor conditions, this won't be necessary, but is a issue that you have to know.
  • Pros: Durable, Easy To Use
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Overall 10
10

Lens in excellent shape and even came and protective UV lens filter! ******

cru301, Ebay
14 June 2014
  • Summary: Already spent some time using this lens for both nature and sports shots. The quality of photo images are excellent. Very little photo editing is required versus the other sony lenses. Very satisfied with this product.
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Overall 10
10

Sony 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 OSS E-mount

Adorama
23 May 2014
  • Excerpt: This lens appears to be a quality product, manufactured to excellent standards. The lens has a great appearance and feel and the zoom works smoothly with no discernible creep at this point. The hood goes on and comes off easily. Comparing the sharpness and IQ to Nikon products, specifically the 28-300 3.5-5.6, I was pleasantly surprised to find it was equal or better.
  • Pros: Easy To Use, Lightweight, Reliable
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Overall 10
10

Great All-round Lens - New Life on a6000

fiveform, B&H Photo
19 May 2014
  • Excerpt: I acquired this lens when I purchased a NEX-VG10 video camera and really liked its range and flexibility with that camera, but have used it most on my NEX-7 and most recently on my new Sony a6000 mirrorless body. With phase detection on that camera body (and lens firmware upgrade to v.02) this lens has gained new life as an amazingly fast focuser. It's a whole new world using the 179 phase detection points, along with 25 point contrast detection.
  • Pros: Durable, Easy To Use, Flexible, Flexible uses, Reliable
  • Cons: Bulky, Zoom Creep
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