Sony Vario-Tessar T* E 16-70mm F4 ZA OSS Lens

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Constant f/4 Maximum Aperture Enables Greater Consistency Throughout the Zoom Range

Sony Vario-Tessar T* E 16-70mm F4 ZA OSS Lens The Sony Vario-Tessar T* E 16-70mm f/4 ZA OSS mid-range zoom lens provides a 35mm-equivalent focal length range of 24-105mm, covering wide-angle to short telephoto perspectives. A constant f/4 maximum aperture offers consistent performance throughout the zoom range and is especially beneficial when working with greater zoom magnifications in low-light conditions. Also benefitting working in dim light or at the long end of the zoom range 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 four aspherical 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.

  • Mid-range zoom lens provides a 35mm-equivalent focal length range of 24-105mm, covering wide-angle to short telephoto perspectives.
  • Constant f/4 maximum aperture enables greater consistency throughout the zoom range and benefits working in dim conditions with longer focal lengths.
  • 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 and with greater zoom magnifications.
  • Four aspherical 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.
  • Metal lens barrel increases durability and adds a refined aesthetic appearance.

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Specifications
Lens type Zoom lens  
Max Format size APS-C / DX  
Focal length 1670 mm  
Image stabilization Yes (OSS (Optical Steady Shot))  
Lens mount Sony E (NEX)  
Aperture
Maximum aperture F4.0  
Minimum aperture F22.0  
Aperture ring No  
Optics
Elements 16  
Groups 12  
Special elements / coatings Zeiss T* (T-star) coating  
Focus
Minimum focus 0.35 m (13.78)  
Maximum magnification 0.23  
Autofocus Yes  
Motor type Stepper motor  
Full time manual Unknown  
Physical
Weight 308 g (0.68 lb)  
Diameter 67 mm (2.62)  
Length 75 mm (2.95)  
Materials Metal mount and exterior  
Color Black  
Zoom method Rotary (extending)  
Filter thread 55 mm  
Hood supplied Yes  
Hood product code ALC-SH111


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