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Samsung NX 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 OIS

Samsung NX 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 OIS
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Samsung NX 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 OIS review: specs and price

Samsung NX 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 OIS

Why is Samsung NX 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 OIS better than the average?

  • Weight
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    198gvs329.18g
  • Minimum focus distance
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    0.28mvs0.39m
  • Smallest aperture at maximum focal length
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    22fvs21.68f
  • Minimum focal length
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    18mmvs29.98mm
  • Smallest aperture at minimum focal length
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    22fvs21.37f

Price comparison

Samsung NX 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 OIS

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Samsung NX 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 OIS AmazonUpgraded Pro 58mm HD MC UV Filter Fits: ...Upgraded Pro 58mm HD MC UV Filter Fits: Samsung NX 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 OIS 58mm Ultraviolet Filter, 58mm UV Filter, 58 mm UV Filter
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$12.99
Samsung NX 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 OIS AmazonPro Glass 58mm HD MC UV Filter for: Sams...Pro Glass 58mm HD MC UV Filter for: Samsung NX 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 OIS 58mm Ultraviolet Filter, 58mm UV Filter, 58 mm UV Filter
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$36.82
Samsung NX 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 OIS AmazonUpgraded Pro 67mm HD MC UV Filter Fits: ...Upgraded Pro 67mm HD MC UV Filter Fits: Samsung NX 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 ED OIS 67mm Ultraviolet Filter, 67mm UV Filter, 67 mm UV Filter
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$39.99
Samsung NX 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 OIS AmazonCanon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS II SLR L...Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS II SLR Lens White Box
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$82.00
Samsung NX 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 OIS AmazonTamron AF 18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 Di-II VC Al...Tamron AF 18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 Di-II VC All-in-One Zoom for Canon APS-C Digital SLR
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$199.00
Samsung NX 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 OIS AmazonFujinon XF16-80mm F4 R OIS WR
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$799.00
Samsung NX 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 OIS AmazonAF-S DX Nkr 18-200mm F/3.5-5.6G ED VR II...AF-S DX Nkr 18-200mm F/3.5-5.6G ED VR II
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$646.95
Samsung NX 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 OIS AmazonPANASONIC LUMIX Professional 8-18mm Came...PANASONIC LUMIX Professional 8-18mm Camera Lens, G LEICA DG VARIO-ELMARIT, F2.8-4.0 ASPH, Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds, H-E08018 (Black)
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$1,097.99
Samsung NX 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 OIS AmazonCanon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM Zoom...Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM Zoom Lens (Bulk Packaging)
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$113.99
Samsung NX 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 OIS AmazonFujinon XC15-45mmF3.5-5.6 OIS PZ Lens - ...Fujinon XC15-45mmF3.5-5.6 OIS PZ Lens - Black
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$299.00
Samsung NX 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 OIS walmartFUJIFILM X-T30, XC 15-45mm f/3.5-5.6 OIS...FUJIFILM X-T30, XC 15-45mm f/3.5-5.6 OIS PZ LENS, CHARCOAL SILVER
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$17.50

General info

1.weight

198g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
2.Has a metal mount
Samsung NX 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 OIS
A metal mount is generally superior to a plastic mount as it is more durable.
3.Is a telephoto lens
Samsung NX 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 OIS
A telephoto lens allows you to zoom in on far away objects. This is particularly useful when you need to photograph a subject from a distance, such as wildlife photography, or even in some cases street photography where you can’t get near the subject.
4.minimum focal length

18mm

A shorter minimum focal length allows you to get more of the scene in the photo, and offers a wider angle of view than longer focal lengths.
5.Includes lens hood
Samsung NX 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 OIS
It comes with a lens hood so that you don’t have to buy it separately. These are used to block strong light sources, such as the sun, from the lens to prevent glare and lens flare.
6.Is a normal lens
Samsung NX 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 OIS
A normal lens is one that doesn't fall into another category such as wide angle or telephoto, and typically has a focal length between 35mm and 70mm. These lenses aren't tailored towards a specific type of photography, and so are quite versatile.

Optics

1.has built-in optical image stabilization
Samsung NX 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 OIS
Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.
2.magnification

0.22x

A true macro lens has a magnification of 1:1. This means that the image produced is a life-size representation of the subject being photographed.

Aperture

1.wide aperture (main camera)

f/3.5

With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.
2.widest aperture at maximum focal length

5.6f

With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.
3.smallest aperture at maximum focal length

22f

A smaller aperture reduces the amount of light reaching the sensor. This is important in bright conditions where a wider aperture could result in your image being overexposed. Another advantage is that with a smaller aperture you get a greater depth of field, and can keep all of the image in focus.
4.Has rounded aperture blades
Samsung NX 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 OIS
Similar to the number of aperture blades, rounded blades affect the way the light gets through to the sensor. Rounded blades, often only found on more expensive lenses, improve the appearance of the out-of-focus areas. This allows you to attain better, softer looking bokeh in your photos.
5.smallest aperture at minimum focal length

22f

A smaller aperture reduces the amount of light reaching the sensor. This is important in bright conditions where a wider aperture could result in your image being overexposed. Another advantage is that with a smaller aperture you get a greater depth of field, and can keep all of the image in focus.
6.aperture blades

7

The aperture controls how much light gets through to the camera’s sensor. More blades is often an indicator of a better quality lens. It also allows you to achieve much nicer looking bokeh when blurring out your background, whereas a lens with less blades will often produce harsher, more polygonal bokeh.

Focus

1.Has focus motor
Samsung NX 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 OIS
Lenses with a built-in focus motor can autofocus even if the camera does not have its own focus motor.
2.minimum focus distance

0.28m

This is the closest distance that the lens can focus. A shorter minimum focus distance allows you to get closer to your subject, and is particularly important when doing macro photography.
3.Has full-time manual focus
Samsung NX 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 OIS
With full-time manual focus, you can move the focus ring whilst it is in AF (autofocus) mode. This means that you can make manual adjustments once the AF has finished, without changing to manual mode.

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