- 15x zoom range of 18-270mm makes this the ideal all-around lens
- PENTAX SDM autofocus system offers smooth and quiet autofocus operation
- 2 extra low dispersion elements in its optical design form better images
- Rounded Diaphragm plades produce smooth, beautiful bokeh
- 2 year warranty
18-270mm offers a 15X zoom ratio
18-270mm zoom lens offers a 15X zoom ratio covering focal lengths from 27.5mm wide angle to 414mm super telephoto in the 35mm format. This large range of zoom allows the photographer to capture a variety of scenes and subjects without changing lenses.
Two Extra-low dispersion (ED) Elements
Incorporates two extra-low dispersion (ED) elements in its optical design to effectively minimize chromatic aberration and deliver bright, high-resolution images, even at the edges.
Rounded diaphragm blades
This lens is designed with rounded diaphragm blades to produce a smooth, beautiful bokeh (out-of-focus rendition), while minimizing the streaking effect of point light sources.
PENTAX-original SDM autofocus system
With the PENTAX-original SDM autofocus system, driven by a built-in supersonic motor, this zoom lens offers exceptionally smooth and quiet autofocus operation. When mounted on an SDM-compatible PENTAX K-mount digital camera body, the focus mode is automatically switched to SDM-assisted autofocusing to ensure dependable, flawless AF operation.
Minimum focal distance of 1.6 feet
Offers a minimal focal distance of 1.6 feet (0.49m) throughout the entire zoom range.
16 elements in 13 groups
2 year Warranty
Max View Angle
76° - 6° (w/ PENTAX DSLR)