This lens's unique Diffractive Optical elements reduces the physical size of the lens to preserve image quality.
Use shutter speeds two stops lower than normal without blur from camera shake thanks to the in-built Image Stabilizer.
A ring-type ultrasonic motor drives autofocus quickly, and in near silence.
The lens's virtually circular aperture diaphragm is controlled electromagnetically to create soft and even out-of-focus regions.
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