HD PENTAX-DA 18-50mm F4-5.6 DC WR RE

  • Super thin lens in the standard zoom category
  • Multi-layer HD coating
  • Built-in DC motor for smooth, quiet AF operation
  • 7 Rounded Aperture Diaphragm Blades

Experience improved convenience and better performance with the HD PENTAX-DA 18-50mm WR RE lens. Measuring just 41mm in height, this retractable standard zoom lens will work as a fantastic companion to your PENTAX digital SLR. When paired with the PENTAX K-S2, experience the smallest weather-resistant DSLR in the market at just 106mm in length. Experience the benefit of HD coating of improved contrast and color rendition, while effectively reducing ghosting and flare. Completing this lens are other leading features such as a rounded diaphragm for capturing beautiful Bokeh, as well as the addition of a bundled thin hood, adding to the impressive package.  Enjoy the luxury of compactness, all while capturing high-resolution, fine-detailed imagery with the HD PENTAX-DA 18-50mm WR RE lens.

  • HD Coating

    This lens is treated with the high-grade, multi-layer HD Coating. Compared with conventional multi-layer coatings, this PENTAX-original coating assures higher light transmission and reduced reflections to deliver bright, high-contrast images free from flare and ghosting, even under demanding backlit conditions.

  • Built-in DC monitor for smooth and quiet AF operation.

  • SP (Super Protect) Coating applied to the front surface of the lens to effectively repel water and grease

  • Quick Shift focus System

    The PENTAX-original Quick-Shift Focus System allows instant switching from autofocus to manual focus operation.

  • Rounded diaphragm for smooth, beautiful Bokeh



Angle Of View

76°- 31.5° (w/ PENTAX DSLR)

Number Of Diaphragm Blades


Minimum Focusing Distance

0.98’ (0.3m)

Maximum Magnification



WEIGHT (W/O HOOD): 5.6 oz (158g)
WEIGHT (w/ hood and Tripod mount) 5.8 oz (165g)

Objective Cap

O-LC58 (Optional - use w/o hood)
O-LW67A (included-use w/hood)

Diaphragm Control

Fully Automatic


SP (Super Protect) Coating, HD PENTAX Coating, Quick-shift Focus, Weather-Resistant

Lens Construction

11 elements in 8 groups



Minimum Aperture


Filter Diameter



2.8” x 1.6” (71mm x 41mm)


S80-80 (optional)



Focal Length

18-50mm (equiv. 27.5mm-76.5mm)

  • Lens Hood PH-RBJ58
  • Lens Mount Cover
  • Lens Cap O-LW67A


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