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Sony DT 18-55mm F/3.5-5.6 SAM Review

Here’s a brief look at the Sony DT 18-55mm F/3.5-5.6 SAM zoom lens.  Scroll down for the review. Lens SAL-1855  Sony DT 18-55mm F/3.5-5.6 zoom lens Box contents
Front and rear caps, and users manual. Cost $199 retail Build quality OK to Good Additional information
Second generation basic “DT” kit lens with “smooth auto-focus motor” or SAM. Specifications below
Optical

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Sony DT 30mm F/2.8 SAM Review

Here’s a brief look at the Sony DT 30mm F/2.8 macro SAM lens.  Scroll down for the main review. Lens SAL-30M28  Sony DT 30mm F/2.8 Macro SAM Box contents
Front, rear caps and users manual. Cost $199 Build quality Good, but very lightweight, which makes it feel cheap—actually it is cheap! Additional information
New Sony design introduced in 2009. Specifications

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Sony DT 35mm F/1.8 SAM Review

Full review of the Sony DT 35mm F/1.8 SAM lens. 

Lens SAL-35F18  Sony DT 35mm F/1.8 SAM Box contents
Front and rear caps, hood and user’s manual. Cost $220 Build quality Good Additional information
New Sony design introduced in 2010.  This is one of Sony’s “easy choice” lenses, which probably means cheap, but good. Specifications below
Optical configuration 6…

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Sony DT 50mm F/1.8 SAM Review

Here’s a brief look at the Sony DT 50mm F/1.8 SAM lens.  Scroll down for the review. Lens SAL-50F18  Sony DT 50mm F/1.8 SAM Box contents
Front and rear caps, and users manual. Cost $170 retail Build quality Good Additional information
First prime “DT” lens for Sony.  No hood available.  Has shorter focal length (about 2mm-3mm, but noticeable only when…

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