Sony Japan has announced the new E18-200mm F3.5-6.3 OSS zoom lens for their E-mount interchangeable lens cameras. In use, it will have the 35mm equivalent zoom range of 27-300mm. The OSS designation is Sonyâ€™s version of image stabilization.
The new zoom lens is designed for the new NEX series of interchangeable-lens still cameras from Sony, as well as for the new Sony NEX video Handycams.
It will retail for about Â¥97,500 tax included when it comes out in Japan starting September 10, 2010. Base retail price is Â¥95,000 or about $1,100 US.
[Site: Sony Japan]