Tokina 11-16mm f2.8 DX is a Fixed aperture Auto Focus (AF) Ultra-Wideangle Zoom
lens with APS-C / DX max sensor coverage, and it is designed to be used with Sony Alpha mount cameras.Tokina 11-16mm f2.8 DX was replaced with Tokina AT-X Pro 11-16mm f2.8 DX II Sony Alpha. Follow the link to read our comparison of these lenses: Compare Tokina AT-X Pro 11-16mm f2.8 DX Sony Alpha vs Tokina AT-X Pro 11-16mm f2.8 DX II Sony Alpha
Lenses in Sony Alpha Mount with Same Focal and Aperture Range
Tokina 11-16mm f2.8 DX is compatible with cameras that have Sony Alpha lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Sony Alpha lenses are Sony A68, Sony A77 II and Sony A58.
Tokina 11-16mm f2.8 DX is also available in Canon EF and Nikon F (DX) mounts.
Size, Weight and Filter Thread
Size and weight is a very important decision factor when searching for your next lens. Tokina 11-16mm f2.8 DX has a maximum diameter of 84mm and total length of 89mm.
Tokina 11-16mm f2.8 DX has a filter thread of 77mm.
Tokina 11-16mm f2.8 DX has a focal range of 11-16mm and 1.5X zoom ratio which has a 35mm equivalent focal range of 16.5-24mm when used on a APS-C / DX format camera.
Optical Image Stabilization
Tokina 11-16mm f2.8 DX doesn't have an optical image stabilization system so the only option to stabilize the image taken with this lens is to mount on a camera body with IBIS (sensor based In-body image stabilization).
Tokina 11-16mm f2.8 DX features Rotary (internal) zoom method where the length of the lens doesn't change while you are zooming in or out. Even though this design has a size disadvantage in general compare to extending designs, it has the benefits of better sealing against dust and moisture, no zoom creep and no weight balance shift while zooming.
Tokina 11-16mm f2.8 DX is a fixed aperture lens with a constant max aperture of f2.8 from 11mm all the way to the 16mm .
Tokina 11-16mm f2.8 DX's optical formula consists of 13 elements in 11 groups . Following special elements are used in this design:
- 2 aspherical elements
- 1 SD element
Tokina 11-16mm f2.8 DX comes with a removable petal shaped lens hood which is handy to reduce lens flare and glare in your photos.
Tokina 11-16mm f2.8 DX is available in Black color.
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