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Sony SEL-1018

Sony SEL-1018
alaAverage 4.2

61 reviews

Nov, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 61 reviews of Sony SEL-1018. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.4/5 for other Lenses & Filters for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the reliability. The size also gets good opinions, but there are some negative comments about the price. Comments are divided on the design.

usability, size, reliability


On average, users rate this product 92/100 and experts rate this product 75/100.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 user reviews of Sony SEL-1018 from The average user rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.4/5 for other Lenses & Filters on People are impressed by the reliability, whereas many are less positive about the size and price.


price, size

100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Sony SEL 4/10-18 mm E-Mount Sony objective

Nov, 2015

Expert review by: Camera Labs (

Sony 10-18mm f4 SEL-1018

Dec, 2012

Expert review by: (

Sony E 10-18mm f/4 OSS (SEL-1018) - Lab Test / Review


Upon first contact, we were positively surprised about the high build quality of the Sony E 10-18mm f/4 OSS - an all-metal lens body are fairly rare these days. This is certainly a wise move by Sony because you are impressed when handling their...

Apr, 2013

Expert review by: ePHOTOzine (

Sony SEL 10-18mm f/4 OSS Lens Review


Good build quality, Good performance when stopped down a little, Lightweight for a wide angle zoom, Low distortion

Lacklustre performance at maximum aperture between 14mm and 18mm, Some issues focusing accurately in low contrast and low light conditions

Apr, 2013

Expert review by: photodo (

REVIEW: Sony SEL 10-18mm f/4 OSS Lens Review

Mar, 2013

Consumer review by: Anonymous (

Excellent lens - a MUST have!!


I have this lens for about 2 weeks, so I am still all excited about using it. Have had the opportunity to take landscape pictures in deserts and very narrow spaces.

fast focus, fixed 4.0f, noticeable but very little distortion

price, moving parts

Apr, 2013

Consumer review by: JayT (



As far as the E-Mount system goes, there aren't a lot of options for wide angle lenses. The SEL1018 however fixes that problem by going Super Wide. Although with a focal length of 10mm on an APS-C Sensor makes it actually 15mm on a Full Frame camera,...

Wide angle, zoom capabilities, 62mm diameter


Feb, 2013

Consumer review by: mdt34 (

Great lens


I shoot a lot and needed something wide. This lens is so sharp and yet so small and easy to carry. I used to carry a Tokina 11-16 2.8 but it was too heavy to just keep on hand.

Aug, 2015

Consumer review by: vien (

great travel lens


Love this lens. Great for travel. I should have got it earlier!

Jun, 2015

Consumer review by: svllc (

Great lens


The Sony 10-18mm lens is sharp, compact and lightweight. This is a must have lens for landscape, architectural, and environmental portrait photography. I have attached two images, both taken with the Sony A6000 and the Sony 10-18mm lens. I'm very...

Jun, 2015

Consumer review by: satisfied (

Great lens


Haven't had much chance to use it but love it when I have. Pricey but well worth the money. If you want good quality, don't hesitate about the price!

May, 2015

Product Specifications


Autofocus: Yes
Image Stabiliser: Yes

General Features

3D: No
Application:System Camera
Bayonet Compatibility:Sony E
Product Type:Wide Angle Zoom Lens