Samsung 16-50mm F3.5-5.6 Power Zoom 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 NX Mount
What type of photography is the Samsung 16-50mm F3.5-5.6 Power Zoom lens good for?
The type of photography that you are planning to use the Samsung 16-50mm F3.5-5.6 Power Zoom is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated its suitability to various photography scenarios:
Reasons to Buy Samsung NX 16-50mm F3.5-5.6 Power Zoom ED OIS Lens
Here we've included a summary of the advantages and disadvantages of the Samsung NX 16-50mm F3.5-5.6 Power Zoom ED OIS lens in a list form to help you determine whether it offers the features you need.
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| Optical Image Stabilization
| Power Zoom
| Minimum focus distance of 0.28m / 11.0 inch
| Light weight at only 111g / 3.9 oz
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| No Weather Sealing
| Hood is not supplied
| Lens Extents while zooming
| Slow Aperture at Tele end
| Variable Aperture
Samsung 16-50mm F3.5-5.6 Power Zoom is compatible with cameras that have a Samsung NX lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Samsung NX lenses are Samsung NX1, Samsung NX3000 and Samsung NX30.
Size, Weight and Filter Thread
Size and weight is a very important decision factor when searching for your next lens. Samsung 16-50mm F3.5-5.6 Power Zoom has a maximum diameter of 65mm and total length of 31mm when not extended. It weighs 111g / 3.9 oz.
Samsung 16-50mm F3.5-5.6 Power Zoom has a filter thread of 43mm. Below are links to the filters that we recommend you to consider for your Samsung 16-50mm F3.5-5.6 Power Zoom:
Samsung 16-50mm F3.5-5.6 Power Zoom has a focal range of 16-50mm and 3.1X zoom ratio which has a 35mm equivalent focal range of 24-75mm when used on a APS-C / DX format camera.
Optical Image Stabilization
The Samsung 16-50mm F3.5-5.6 Power Zoom features an optical image stabilization system which helps to reduce the blur that occurs due to shaking during hand-held shooting.
Samsung 16-50mm F3.5-5.6 Power Zoom 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.
Samsung 16-50mm F3.5-5.6 Power Zoom has a Power Zoom feature which consists of a rocker switch and a internal zoom motor where you can change the focal length of the lens by pushing this switch. This method of zoom is smoother and generates less shake than zooming in and out using your hand, especially beneficial while recording video.
Maximum Magnification Ratio
Samsung 16-50mm F3.5-5.6 Power Zoom has a Max Magnification Ratio of 0.24x and has a minimum focusing distance of 0.28m.
Samsung 16-50mm F3.5-5.6 Power Zoom is a variable aperture lens with a max aperture of f3.5 and a minimum aperture of f22 at 16mm, and a max aperture of f5.6 and minimum aperture of f22 at 50mm .
Samsung 16-50mm F3.5-5.6 Power Zoom's optical formula consists of 9 elements in 8 groups . Following special elements are used in this design:
- 4 Aspherical lens
- 1 Extra-low Dispersion lens
Samsung 16-50mm F3.5-5.6 Power Zoom doesn't come with a lens hood.
Samsung 16-50mm F3.5-5.6 Power Zoom is available in Black and white color.
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