Sony E 16-50mm F3.5-5.6 PZ OSS is an Auto Focus (AF) Standard Zoom
lens with APS-C / DX max sensor coverage and it is designed to be used with Sony E mount cameras.
Sony E 16-50mm F3.5-5.6 PZ OSS is compatible with cameras that have Sony E
lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras with Sony E lens mount are Sony ZV-E10
, Sony A6600
and Sony A6100
Max sensor coverage of Sony E 16-50mm F3.5-5.6 PZ OSS is APS-C / DX
Sony E 16-50mm F3.5-5.6 PZ OSS has a focal range of 16-50mm and 3.1X zoom ratio.
Optical Image Stabilization
Sony E 16-50mm F3.5-5.6 PZ OSS features an optical image stabilization system which helps to reduce the blur that occurs due to shaking during hand-held shooting.
Sony E 16-50mm F3.5-5.6 PZ OSS 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.
Sony E 16-50mm F3.5-5.6 PZ OSS 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.
Sony E 16-50mm F3.5-5.6 PZ OSS 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 f36 at 50mm .
Sony E 16-50mm F3.5-5.6 PZ OSS's optical formula consists of 9 elements in 8 groups.