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The Sony 18-135mm F3.5-5.6 OSS E-Mount Lens is designed for cameras with an APS-C size sensor. It provides an impressive zoom range that’s convenient and versatile, ideal for a wide range of photography styles like landscape and wildlife. A short minimum focusing distance also lets you get close to your subjects, keeping them in focus while allowing you to create a softly blurred background effect. Sony’s Optical SteadyShot image stabilisation makes it easy to capture shake-free images even when shooting handheld and at the longer end of the zoom range, making the lens an excellent all-rounder that’s perfect for travel.

Versatile Zoom Range

The Sony 18-135mm F3.5-5.6 OSS E-Mount Lens is extremely versatile, offering a wide angle and lengthy zoom range with 7.5x optical zoom, great for getting close ups at any distance. Designed for APS-C format cameras, the lens has a 35mm equivalent focal length of 27-202.5mm with a minimum focus distance of 45cm, making it great for portraits, landscape, and more.

Optical SteadyShot Image Stabilisation

With Sony’s Optical SteadyShot image stabilisation, the lens makes it easy to shoot handheld, even when using slower shutter speeds or zooming in close. This allows you to get creative without depending on tripods and supports, so you can capture sharp, detailed images even on the move.

Precise and Quiet Autofocus Motor

The fast, nearly silent linear autofocus motor makes the lens an excellent match when using quicker shutter speeds, offering accurate and reliable performance. A dedicated AF/MF switch lets you go from autofocus to manual mode in a snap, great when a more hands-on approach is needed.

16 Elements with Two Extra-Low Dispersion Glasses

The optical construction features 16 elements in 12 groups, with two extra-low dispersion elements to reduce the chromatic aberrations and improve clarity colour fidelity. There’s also an aspherical element that minimises distortions and spherical aberrations for better edge-to-edge sharpness.

Rounded Seven Blade Diaphragm

A 7-blade diaphragm results in a circular aperture shape that helps create an appealing, round bokeh on out of focus highlights. This also helps you get creative with your depth of field effects, allowing you to capture images with a softly blurred background while your subject remains in sharp focus.

Compact, Lightweight Design

Weighing only 325g, the Sony 18-135 mm F/3.5-5.6 lens is a lightweight option that gives you the ability to shoot subjects both near and far. At only 88mm long, it’s compact and portable, making it a perfect addition to your kit as an all-rounder for travelling, day trips, and more.
  • Wide Angle to Telephoto Zoom Range
  • 27-202.5mm Focal Length (35mm Equivalent)
  • 45cm Minimum Focusing Distance
  • Designed for APS-C Format Cameras
  • Optical SteadyShot Image Stabilisation
  • Precise and Quiet Autofocus Motor
  • 16 Elements in 12 Groups
  • Compact and Lightweight Build


Sony E-mount



Focal Length (mm)


Comparable 35mm Focal Length: 27 - 202.5 mm

Lens Groups / Elements


Angle Of View (APS C)

76° - 12°

Minimum Focus Distance

45 cm



Maximum Reproduction Ratio



Maximum: f/3.5 - 5.6

Minimum: f/22 - 36

Filter Diameter (mm)


Diaphragm Blades

7, Rounded

Image Stabilisation

Optical SteadyShot (OSS)

Zoom System




Dimensions (Diameter x Length)

Approx. 67.2 x 88 mm


326 g

Hood Type

Petal shape, bayonet type

* Specifications subject to change by the manufacturer without notice
  • Sony E 18-135mm F3.5-5.6 OSS Lens
  • Front Lens Cap (ALC-F55S)
  • Rear Lens Cap (ALC-R1EM)
  • Lens Hood (ALC-SH153)

Manufacturer Warranty

This product comes with a

24 month Australian warranty

from Sony Australia

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