Sony Vario-Tessar T* FE 16-35mm F4 ZA OSS Lens

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Covers Your Wide-angle Zoom Needs and Designed for Full-Frame Cameras

Sony Vario-Tessar T* FE 16-35mm F4 ZA OSS Featuring a dust and moisture resistant design, the compact and lightweight Sony Vario-Tessar T* FE 16-35mm f/4 ZA OSS Lens covers your wide-angle zoom needs and is designed for full-frame FE-mount cameras but can also be used on APS-C E-mount cameras as well. A constant f/4 maximum aperture offers consistent performance throughout the zoom range and is especially beneficial when working low-light conditions. Also benefiting working in dim light is Optical SteadyShot image stabilization, which serves to minimize the appearance of camera shake by up to four shutter speed steps.

The optical construction incorporates five aspherical elements, including a large diameter AA (advanced aspherical) element, and three ED (extra-low dispersion) elements to help reduce chromatic aberrations throughout the zoom range as well as contribute to a compact overall form-factor. A Carl Zeiss T* anti-reflective coating has been applied to the lens elements to minimize lens flare and ghosting while providing enhanced contrast, clarity, and color fidelity.

  • Wide-range zoom lens designed for full-frame FE-mount cameras
  • Constant f/4 maximum aperture enables greater consistency throughout the zoom range and benefits working in dim conditions
  • Features a circular aperture diaphragm that, through the use of curved blades, keeps the aperture almost perfectly circular from its wide-open setting to when it is closed for smoother, more natural defocusing highlights
  • Optical SteadyShot image stabilization works to minimize the appearance of camera shake by up to four shutter speed steps to benefit shooting handheld in dim lighting
  • Five aspherical elements, including one AA (advanced aspherical) element, and three ED elements helps to reduce chromatic aberrations throughout the zoom range while also maintaining a compact form-factor
  • Carl Zeiss T* anti-reflective coating enhances contrast, clarity, and color reproduction by countering the effects of lens flare and ghosting
  • Only the middle groups of the optical system move to achieve focus, so the overall length of the lens does not change when focusing. Also, the filter thread at the front of the lens does not rotate, which is convenient when using a polarizing filter

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Specifications
Lens type Zoom lens  
Max Format size 35mm FF  
Focal length 1635 mm  
Image stabilization Yes (Optical Steady Shot)  
Lens mount Sony E (NEX)  
Aperture
Maximum aperture F4.0  
Minimum aperture F22.0  
Aperture ring No  
Number of diaphragm blades 7  
Optics
Elements 12  
Groups 10  
Special elements / coatings 5 Aspherical 3 ED Glass  
Focus
Minimum focus 0.28 m (11.02)  
Maximum magnification 0.19  
Autofocus Yes  
Full time manual Yes  
Focus method Extending front  
DoF scale No  
Physical
Weight 518 g (1.14 lb)  
Diameter 78 mm (3.07)  
Length 99 mm (3.88)  
Sealing Yes  
Color Black  
Zoom method Rotary (extending)  
Power zoom No  
Zoom lock No  
Filter thread 72 mm  
Hood supplied Yes  
Tripod collar No


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