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Compare Sony 16-70mm F4 ZA vs Sony 18-135mm F3.5-5.6 vs Canon EF-S 18-135mm F3.5-5.6

Reviews

Neo score
52%
35%
43%
Pros
  • Optically stabilized
  • Good optical performance
  • Beautiful construction
  • Optically stabilized
  • Very useful focal range
  • Optically stabilized
  • Very useful focal range
Cons
  • Dark maximum aperture
  • External zoom without zoom lock
  • External zoom without zoom lock
  • Lens hood not included
  • All-in-one lenses tend to offer lower IQ
  • Lacks weather sealing
  • External zoom without zoom lock
  • All-in-one lenses tend to offer lower IQ
  • Lacks weather sealing
  • Not as good a deal as the EF-M version

Price

MSRP
800 USD
650 USD
600 USD
Offers (incl. referral links)

Construction

Aperture Blades
7 blades
7 blades
Colors
Black
Black
Black
Form Factor
Standard Zoom Lens
All-in-One Zoom Lens
All-in-One Zoom Lens
Image Size
APS-C
APS-C
APS-C
Lens Mount
Sony E-mount
Sony E-mount
Canon EF-mount
Material
Metal mount and exterior
Plastic barrel, metal mount
Motor
Stepper motor
Linear Motor
Optical Formula | Elements
16 elements
16 elements
16 elements
Optical Formula | Groups
12 groups
12 groups
12 groups
Optical Formula | Special Glass
Zeiss T* (T-star) coating groups
1 aspherical + 2 ED elements groups
One UD and one aspherical elements groups

Dimensions

Filter Diameter
55 mm / 2.17 in
55 mm / 2.17 in
67 mm / 2.64 in
Size | Diameter
67 mm / 2.64 in
67 mm / 2.64 in
77 mm / 3.03 in
Size | Length
75 mm / 2.95 in
88 mm / 3.46 in
96 mm / 3.78 in
Weight
308 g / 10.88 oz
325 g / 11.48 oz
515 g / 18.20 oz

Function

Angle Of View
84.1° Diagonal | 73.7° Horizontal | 53.1° Vertical (wide) ~ 23.3° Diagonal | 19.5° Horizontal | 13.0° Vertical (tele)
77.4° Diagonal | 67.4° Horizontal | 47.9° Vertical (wide) ~ 12.2° Diagonal | 10.2° Horizontal | 6.8° Vertical (tele)
73.9° Diagonal | 64.0° Horizontal | 45.2° Vertical (wide) ~ 11.4° Diagonal | 9.5° Horizontal | 6.4° Vertical (tele)
Aperture
f/4 ~ f/22
f/3.5–5.6 ~ f/22–36
f/3.5–5.6 ~ f/22–38
Autofocus
Yes
Yes
Yes
Crop Factor
1.5
1.5
1.6
Focal Length
16 mm ~ 70 mm
18 mm ~ 135 mm
18 mm ~ 135 mm
Focal Length (35mm Equivalent)
24.0 mm ~ 105.0 mm
27.0 mm ~ 202.5 mm
28.8 mm ~ 216.0 mm
Focus Type
Internal
Internal
Image Stabilization
Yes
Yes
Yes
Weather Resistance
No
No
Zoom Type
External zoom
External zoom
External zoom

Performance

Max Magnification
0.23x
0.29x
0.28x
Min Focus Distance
350 mm / 13.78 in
450 mm / 17.72 in
390 mm / 15.35 in

Production

Accessory
Lens Hood: ALC-SH111 (supplied)
Lens hood sold separately
Lens Hood: EW-73D (supplied)
Debut
2013-08-27
2018-01-05
2016-02-18
Model Name
SEL1670Z
SEL18135
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