Nikon DX 16-80mm F2.8-4E ED VR is a Variable aperture Auto Focus (AF) Standard Zoom
lens with Optical Image stabilization and APS-C / DX max sensor coverage, and it is designed to be used with F(DX) Mount
What type of photography is the Nikon DX 16-80mm F2.8-4E ED VR lens good for?
The type of photography that you are planning to use the Nikon DX 16-80mm F2.8-4E ED VR is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated its suitability to various photography scenarios:
Reasons to Buy Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 16-80mm F2.8-4E ED VR Lens
Here we've included a summary of the advantages and disadvantages of the Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 16-80mm F2.8-4E ED VR lens in a list form to help you determine whether it offers the features you need.
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| Optical Image Stabilization
| Distance Scale
| Hood supplied
| Full-time Manual Focusing
| Fast Aperture at Wide end
| Fast Aperture at Tele end
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| No Weather Sealing
| Lens Extents while zooming
| Variable Aperture
Nikon DX 16-80mm F2.8-4E ED VR is compatible with cameras that have a Nikon F (DX) lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Nikon F (DX) lenses are Nikon D3500, Nikon D7500 and Nikon D5600.
Size, Weight and Filter Thread
Size and weight is a very important decision factor when searching for your next lens. Nikon DX 16-80mm F2.8-4E ED VR has a maximum diameter of 80mm and total length of 86mm when not extended. It weighs 480g / 16.9 oz.
Nikon DX 16-80mm F2.8-4E ED VR has a filter thread of 72mm. Below are links to the filters that we recommend you to consider for your Nikon DX 16-80mm F2.8-4E ED VR:
Nikon DX 16-80mm F2.8-4E ED VR has a focal range of 16-80mm and 5.0X zoom ratio which has a 35mm equivalent focal range of 24-120mm when used on a APS-C / DX format camera.
Optical Image Stabilization
The Nikon DX 16-80mm F2.8-4E ED VR features an optical image stabilization system which helps to reduce the blur that occurs due to shaking during hand-held shooting.
Nikon DX 16-80mm F2.8-4E ED VR features Rotary (extending) zoom method where the length of the lens changes as you zoom in or out. This makes it possible to design the lens with a smaller minimum length ( generally when it is zoomed out) compared to internal zoom lenses. The disadvantages of this design are being harder to seal against dust and moisture, weight balance shifting while zooming and zoom creep in certain lenses.
Maximum Magnification Ratio
Nikon DX 16-80mm F2.8-4E ED VR has a Max Magnification Ratio of 0.22x and has a minimum focusing distance of 0.35m.
Below are the 3 Standard Zoom type Nikon F mount lens alternatives with highest max magnification ratios:
Nikon DX 16-80mm F2.8-4E ED VR is a variable aperture lens with a max aperture of f2.8 and a minimum aperture of f22 at 16mm, and a max aperture of f4 and minimum aperture of f32 at 80mm .
Nikon DX 16-80mm F2.8-4E ED VR's optical formula consists of 17 elements in 13 groups . Following special elements are used in this design:
- 4 ED
- 3 aspherical elements. Nano Crystal Coat.
Nikon DX 16-80mm F2.8-4E ED VR comes with a removable lens hood which is handy to reduce lens flare and glare in your photos. The model number of the hood is HB-75.
Nikon DX 16-80mm F2.8-4E ED VR is available in Black color.
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