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      Sony E 16-55mm f/2.8 G Lens

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      Manufacturer part SEL1655G | Dell part AA799187 | Order Code aa799187 | Sony
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      E 16–55 mm F2.8 G

      Sony's first 16–55 mm (24–82.5 mm full-frame equiv.) APS-C zoom with a constant F2.8 aperture is remarkably compact while offering performance befitting the G Lens series. A new optical design delivers excellent corner-to-corner resolution, and beautiful bokeh is available when needed.
      E 16–55 mm F2.8 G

      Fast constant F2.8 zoom

      Sony's first 16–55 mm (24–82.5 mm full-frame equiv.) APS-C zoom with a constant F2.8 aperture is compact while offering performance befitting the G Lens series. A new optical design delivers excellent corner-to-corner resolution, and beautiful bokeh is available when needed. It is compact, lightweight and ideal for a wide range of subjects.

      Excellent G Lens resolution

      Two AA (advanced aspherical) and two aspherical elements suppress aberration for outstanding corner-to-corner G Lens resolution, while three ED (Extra-low Dispersion) glass elements reduce colour bleeding to a minimum. You get sharp, clear detail and natural colour throughout the zoom range at any focusing distance.

      Smooth, beautiful bokeh

      Spherical aberration has a large effect on bokeh quality, and is precisely controlled to deliver smooth, attractive bokeh in out-of-focus areas. A 9-blade circular aperture also contributes to this lens's beautiful bokeh. Sharp in-focus detail contrasts with luscious background bokeh for deep, impressive imagery.

      Crisp contrast

      Sony's original Nano AR Coating creates a precise, regular nanostructure on lens surfaces that does not interfere with light transmission while suppressing reflections that can cause flare and ghosting. Internal reflections are reduced to an absolute minimum, achieving outstanding clarity and contrast. (1. Nano AR Coating / 2. Glass / 3. Transmitted light).

      Compact, lightweight and bright

      Optimized mechanical and optical design achieve a weight of just 494 g (17.5 oz) in a compact, constant F2.8 16–55 mm (24–82.5 mm full-frame equiv.) zoom lens. This fine lens is ideal for everything from portraits to everyday snapshots, combining with compact E-mount bodies to form a highly mobile, manageable system for a wide range of photographic applications.

      Fast, precise AF and tracking

      The same type of Sony's advanced XD (eXtreme Dynamic) linear motor used in G Master series lenses is employed in this lens. The XD Linear Motor fully utilizes the speed potential of the camera body, focusing on and tracking even fast-moving subjects with outstanding speed and precision.

      Customizable focus hold button

      A focus hold button on the lens barrel is conveniently positioned for easy focus hold control. The button can also be customized via a camera menu that allows assignment of other functions, such as Right/Left Eye Select, as required.

      Focus mode switch

      A focus mode switch that allows instant switching between auto and manual focus mode can be a great advantage when shooting subjects or situations that require fine manual focus adjustment.

      Linear Response MF

      Sony's Linear Response MF feature ensures that the focus ring responds directly and linearly to subtle control when focusing manually. Focus ring rotation translates directly to a corresponding change in focus, so control feels immediate and precise.

      Dust and moisture resistant

      A dust- and moisture-resistant design1 provides the reliability needed for outdoor use in challenging conditions.

      Fluorine coated front element

      The front lens element features a fluorine coating that repels water, oil, and other contaminants, while making it easier to wipe off any contaminants or fingerprints that do become attached to the lens surface.

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      Lens Specifications
      MountSony E-mount
      FormatAPS-C
      Focal Length (mm)16–55
      35 mm equivalent focal length (APS-C)24–82.5
      Lens Groups / Elements12-17
      Angle of View (35mm)-
      Angle of View (APS-C)83°–29°2
      Maximum aperture (F)2.8
      Minimum Aperture (F)22
      Aperture Blades9
      Circular ApertureYes
      Minimum Focus Distance0.33 m (1.09 ft)
      Maximum Magnification ratio (x)0.2
      Filter Diameter (mm)67
      Image stabilization (SteadyShot)- (body-integrated)
      Zoom systemManual
      Teleconverter compatibility (x1.4)-
      Teleconverter compatibility (x2.0)-
      Hood TypePetal shape, bayonet type
      Size & Weight
      Dimensions (D x L)73 x 100 mm (2-7/8 x 4 in)
      Weight494 g (17.5 oz)

      • Hood (model): ALC-SH161
      • Lens front cap: ALC-F67S
      • Lens rear cap: ALC-R1EM
      • Soft case

      Fast F2.8 APS-C standard zoom.

      Tech Specs


      General
      Length
      10 cm
      Diameter
      7.3 cm
      Weight
      494 g

      Lens System
      Type
      Zoom lens
      Special Functions
      Zoom
      Intended For
      Mirrorless system
      Focal Length
      16 mm - 55 mm
      Lens Aperture
      F/2.8
      Minimum Aperture
      F/22
      Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
      24 - 82.5mm
      Optical Zoom
      3.4 x
      Magnification
      0.66
      Image Stabiliser
      Optical (Steady Shot)
      Min Focus Distance
      33 cm
      Focus Adjustment
      Automatic, manual
      Zoom Adjustment
      Manual
      Max View Angle
      83 degree(s)
      Min View Angle
      29 degree(s)
      Lens Construction
      12 groups / 17 elements
      Filter Size
      67 mm
      Diaphragm Blades
      9
      Lens Coating
      Fluorine coating, Nano AR Coating
      Mounting Type
      Sony E-mount
      Features
      ED glass, aspherical lens, dustproof, AA (advanced aspherical) lens, moisture-resistant, XD (extreme dynamic) Linear Motor, Linear Response MF

      Miscellaneous
      Included Accessories
      Lens hood, soft case, dust cap, lens cap


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