Sony SAL-1118 11-18mm f/4.5-5.6 DT Lens

Model #SAL1118

USA Version
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Weight 12.70 oz (360 g)
Filter thread Front: 77 mm
Dimensions (dxl) Approx. 3.17 x 3.27" (8.05 x 8.3 cm)


Aperture Maximum: f/4.5 - 5.6
Minimum: f/22 - 29
Diaphragm blades 7
Format compatibility DSLR (APS-C Sensor)
Angle of view 104° - 76°
Minimum focus distance 9.84" (25 cm)
Focal length 11 - 18 mm
Comparable APS-C Focal Length: 16.5 - 27 mm
Magnification 0.125x
Groups/elements 12/15
Camera mount type Sony Alpha, Minolta AF


Autofocus Yes
Tripod collar No
Image stabilization No
Expert Reviews
Camera labs.32824899
1 September 2007

The Sony DT 11-18mm delivers an ultra wide angle range which perfectly complements the standard DT 18-70mm kit lens. It essentially takes over where the kit lens stops, capturing a progressively wider field of view until you find yourself at 11mm and enjoying 104 degree coverage.

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    Ultra-wide angle coverage., Relatively low vignetting and distortion., Range complements kit lens., Comes with lens hood.

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    Softness in extreme corners., Small 1.6x optical range and f4.5 at 11mm., AF noise and speed similar to kit lenses., Manual focus ring turns during AF.

User Reviews
B h photo.32817553
5 February 2011

I like this lens for being compact and giving good results, but i managed to break the internals just putting it in and out of my bag, I have since totally stripped it down, and found the whole assembly relies on three tiny flanges, around 1mm deep by 4mm long, that has all sheared off.Some of the...

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    Consistent Output, Easily Interchangeable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Lightweight, Nice Bokeh

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    Weak Casing

19 June 2011

Using this lens with the alpha55 I was able to capture high quality images under both interior and exterior lighting conditions, Unlike the earlier reviewer, I did not experience any edge-related chromatic abberations. Most recommended.

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    Sharp, vivid colors under a wide range of lighting conditions, good value for the money

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13 February 2012

Love this lens. Works great on sweeping landscapes and does surprisingly beautiful macro work too! Maybe something I'm doing but I've had some difficulties with shadows in my photos that appear to be from the lens itself.

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    Consistent Output, Durable, Easily Interchangeable, Fast / accurate auto-focus

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    Watch for lens shadow

Product Highlights
  • APS-C 35mm Equivalent: 16.5-27mm
  • Aperture Range: f/4.5-29
  • For DT Alpha & Minolta DSLRs
  • Optimized for APS-C Image Sensors
  • Extra-Low Dispersion (ED) Elements
  • 3x Aspherical Glass Lens Elements
  • Internal Focusing System
  • Minimum Focus Distance: 9.8"
  • 7x Circular Aperture Blades
  • Filter Diameter: 77mm
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In The Box
  • Sony 11-18mm f/4.5-5.6 DT Wide Angle Zoom Lens
  • Front Lens Cap
  • Rear Lens Cap
  • ALC-SH0009 Lens Hood for 11-18mm f/4.5-5.6 DT Lens
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
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