"One Lens Brings All of Life's Treasures into Focus A versatile, all-in-one zoom for hobby, home and travel. Covering focal lengths from 18 to 200mm, this compact zoom can take great shots in a myriad of situations. Tamron 18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 Di II is a lens made for capturing everyday life and special occasions with a smile. The 18-200mm is the culmination of Tamron's persistent efforts to perfect the high-power zoom lens category since 1992. This innovative lens is lightweight, high quality and ideal as a beginner's first interchangeable lens - or a casual user's only lens. Recommended for APS-C photographers who... Want all-in-one zoom versatility that's ready for the next shot. Prefer the most compact equipment for travel and everyday convenience. Want fewer lens changes, reducing instances of exposing the DSLR sensor to image-degrading dust, or missing the shot. Want image quality exceeding typical kit lens capabilities. Tamron Di II lenses are performance optimized for digital SLR cameras and usable with DSLRs featuring sensors commonly referred to as APS-C, measuring approximately 24mm x 16mm, as well as larger full frame (36mm x 24mm) sensors and 35mm film SLRs. Designed for Use With Sony NEX Camera|World's lightest at 400g. (14.1 oz.): Comfortable to carry - even all day.|New high-performance AF drive module: A newly designed autofocus drive module with optimal DC motor-gear train integration makes AF faster, quieter and more precise|Frame shots instantly - no need to change lenses: Covers the zoom range you need for everyday shots, providing the flexibility to take group photos in tight spaces or make distant subjects appear closer - all with just one lens"