smc PENTAX DA 18-270mm F3.5-6.3 ED SDM

  • Normal to telephoto zoom
  • Indoor, portraits, sports, wedding photos, landscape, wildlife

This high-magnification zoom lens offers a 15X zoom ratio to cover focal lengths from wide angle to super telephoto. Its extra ordinary wide angle-to-long-telephoto zoom coverage makes this zoom lens extremely versatile and handy, as it allows the user to effortlessly capture a wide variety of subjects, ranging from landscapes and snapshots to sports events, without having to change lenses.

  • 18-270mm zoom lens offers a 15X zoom ratio covering

    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.



Angle Of View

76° - 6° (w/ PENTAX DSLR)

Number Of Diaphragm Blades


Minimum Focusing Distance

1.48’ (0.45m)

Maximum Magnification



16 oz (453g)

Objective Cap


Diaphragm Control

Fully Automatic

Lens Construction

16 elements in 13 groups


F3.5 – F6.3

Minimum Aperture

F22 – F45

Filter Diameter



3” x 3.5” (75.8 x 89.0mm)


S80-120 (optional)


PH-RBD 62mm (optional)

Focal Length

18-270mm (equiv. 27.5 – 414mm)

  • Lens Hood PH-RBD 62
  • Rear Lens Cap B
  • Lens Cap O-LC62


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