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  • Telephoto Lens
  • Smooth Autofocus Motor (SAM)
  • Anti-Shake Capability
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  • Telephoto Lens
  • Smooth Autofocus Motor (SAM)
  • Anti-Shake Capability
  • Filter Diameter - 49mm
  • Compact, lightweight
  • For Alpha Digital SLR Cameras
  • Smooth Autofocus Motor (SAM) for smooth AF operation in the lens itself, instead of a motor in the camera body—Responding instantly to AF drive control signals from the camera, the motor delivers power with smoothness and precision
  • Large maximum aperture setting can be used in tandem with your camera body's integrated SteadyShot image stabilization to assure excellent low-light shooting performance
  • Ideal for portraits and general-purpose photography
  • Large, bright F1.8 maximum aperture and a circular aperture mechanism for smooth background defocusing
  • Ultra-sharp imaging across the focal plane
  • 6 Elements in 5 Groups
  • APS-C DSLR 35mm Equivalent - 75
  • Angle of view APS-C - 32°
  • Aperture - 7 Blades, Circular
  • Min. Aperture - F/22
  • Focus - Overall linear extension
  • Lens Extension - Lens: SAM
  • Minimum Focal Distance - 0.34m
  • Maximum Magnification - 0.2x
  • Weight (Approx.) - 170g
  • Dimensions (Approx.) - 70 x 45mm

Lens Performance
Lens Type:Digital SLR Lenses
Focal Length:50mm
Maximum Aperture:f/1.8
Aperture (Max. & Min.):Max: f/1.8, Min: f/22
Camera Mount Type:Sony A
Format Compatibility:DSLR (APS-C Sensor)
Angle of View:32 degrees
Minimum Focus Distance:0.34m
Maximum Close-Up Magnification:0.20x
Groups/Elements:5 Groups/6 Elements
Diaphragm Blades:7
Lens Features
Image Stabilization:No
Tripod Collar:No
Filter Thread:49mm
Dimensions (DxL):1.77x2.76"
Additional Information
Warranty:2 year manufacturer warranty (if purchased in Canada)

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  • *****
  • Get professional looking portraits

  • January 02, 2013
  • By: Melissa

The photos from this lense are sharp and professional looking. I am a complete novice and have a Sony A55 slr which I love. I have been eyeing this lense for sometime and I am so happy to have it now. It produces sharp portraits with nice bokeh (blurred out background). Just to give you an idea, I was able to capture some beautiful photos of my 5 yr old by our Christmas tree with the lights sparkling but subdued and blurred in the back. No fancy flashes or settings. I know this isn't a very technical review, but if you are new to photography like me you will not regret purchasing this lense. I am fairly sure it is the most affordable lense that Sony offers. Very good value.

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  • *****
  • You Need This!

  • July 13, 2012
  • By: Richard

Zoom lenses have their use since they allow you to cover more range without changing your lens. However if you want to go that next step and have a more sharp and clear image then you need to buy this lens today!

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  • *****
  • Get prime, get quality

  • May 31, 2012
  • By: Sajjad

There's always a question in the beginner's mind as to whether they should buy a prime lens or a zoom lens. The answer I've gotten from asking many people is both. And so I bought this lens. It is amazing. It produces extremely sharp images and produces a very fuzzy background inaccessible by zoom lens cameras. It has all the regular features found on Sony lenses (AF/MF switch, etc...). It might require manual zoom (ie: my legs!) BUT I think its a great camera to allow one to access their own capacities that they were unaware of. It teaches me (more everyday!) about lighting, direction, and expressing emotions in my photography. And I should know its a good teacher because I am one! =D

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  • *****
  • Best $120 ever.

  • August 25, 2010
  • By: Jesse

This lens is fantastic. it's fairly fast, and feels quite a bit more solid than the Canon equivalent of this. Isolates subjects well, with BEAUTIFUL Bokeh. the AF/MF switch is very convenient. Way more convenient than the on-body one, anyways. I use this lens almost exclusively now, for how beautiful the results are. This lens has taught me new ways to avoid using my 18-70mm and 75-300mm lenses. sometimes I HAVE to use my old lenses, but if there's a way I can use this instead, I will. Every sony user should invest in this as an introduction to gaping apertures. Next stop, f1.4!

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