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Sony E 16-55mm f2.8 G
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The Sony E-Mount 16-55mm f2.8 G lens brings the APS-C format Mirrorless cameras exactly what they have been missing, a fast standard zoom lens. This versatile lens covers a 24-82mm equivalent zoom range, meaning it is a perfect all-in-one option for shooting everything from landscapes to portraits. The constant f2.8 maximum aperture which is available throughout this range means the lens performs just as excellently at the wide and the tele ends, allowing consistently sharp and blur-free results. Poised to focus on any subject, moving or still, the lens features an XD linear AF motor, while the dust and moisture-resistant build allow you to confidently take the lens with you shooting anywhere in the world.
- f2.8 Constant aperture
- 24-82mm equivalent zoom range
- Nano AR coating
- XD Linear AF motor
- Dust and moisture resistant design
The Sony E-Mount 16-55mm f2.8 G lens is a fast and rugged zoom lens, packed with features to make it suitable for any and every occasion, Firstly is that versatile zoom range, which covers an equivalent 24-82mm. At the widest end of this range, you can capture expansive landscape images, while at the long end you can achieve a tight crop for your portraits. Take this lens travelling or with you on your daily route and you are sure to be able to frame every shot suitably. Through this zoom range, a fast f2.8 maximum aperture is available, good for 2 very important reasons. You can shoot wide open and create beautiful background blur, and you can shoot at fast shutter speeds and eliminate camera shake.
This fast zoom lens from Sony features an XD Linear AF motor, which is quick and quiet to allow sports shooting and video capture, while it also provides a more usable quality of manual focus if that is your desired format. Various high-end elements have been used in the optical design, as has Sony's Nano AR coating, which reduces the appearance of reflections. Physically, this lens is a match to more advanced shooters, with user-friendly customisable focus hold buttons, outdoor-friendly dust and moisture-resistant construction and protective fluorine coating.
|Product Salable Type
|Manufacturer Part Number (MPN)
|73 x 100 mm
- Sony E-Mount 16-55mm f2.8 G
- Front & rear lens caps
- Lens hood
- Lens Case