Lenses -> Pentax 18-50mm F4-5.6 HD DA DC WR RE Lens
The 18-50mm f4-5.6 HD DA DC WR RE standard zoom lens from Pentax features a newly developed retractable mechanism for outstanding portability. Lightweight, compact and perfect for everyday use, this lens is for use with Pentax K-mount digital SLRs and comes with original HD Coating, super-low dispersion glass elements and aspherical elements to effectively compensate various aberrations for sharp, high-contrast, well-balanced images. Its built-in DC motor assures smooth, quiet autofocus operation, while its weather resistant body makes it extremely dependable and durable in demanding outdoor conditions.
|Specification / Feature||Value||Scores *||Rank **|
|Number of Lens Elements||11|
|Number of Lens Groups||8|
|Optical Zoom ||2.78||8.39||50|
|Angle of view ||76 degrees|
|Max Aperture ||4||70.68||26|
|Max Aperture Wide ||4||70.68||26|
|Max Aperture Tele ||5.6||16.74||32|
|Focal Length Wide ||18 (or 27 in full frame equiv.)||69.09||26|
|Focal Length Tele ||50 (or 75 in full frame equiv.)||51.44||44|
|Min Aperture ||22|
|Min Focus Distance ||0.3m||95.85||23|
|Aperture Blades ||7||19.35||9|
|Sensor Format ||APS-C|
|1st/3rd Party ||1st party|
|Lens Type ||Standard Zoom|
|Image Stabilisation ||No|
|Video Lens ||No|
|Tilt Shift ||No|
|Weather Resistant ||Yes|
|Included Accessories||Lens Hood, Lens Cap, Lens Mount Cover|
|Filter Thread Size (mm) ||58mm|
|Size (DxL) ||0mm|
|Lens Mount ||Pentax K (DA)|
|UK Price ||£199.00 at Wex Photo Video (affiliate link)||68.25||38|
* - Scores are calculated by comparing numerical specifications with other cameras. The highest ranking camera for a specification acheives a score of 100. The lowest ranking camera is scored as 0 and all the other cameras are scored in between 0 and 100 according to their merit.
** - Rank is calculated by ordering the scores for all cameras in descending order. The best scoring camera for a particular feature / specification will have a rank of 1.
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