Nikkor Z 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 VR DX Lens Specifications

bythom nikon 16-50
  • Coverage: crop sensor (DX)
  • Build: dust and drip resistant, collapses for travel, plastic bayonet
  • Optic design:
    • 9 elements in 7 groups
    • 4 aspherical, 1 ED elements
  • Field of view: 72-114° diagonal
  • Stabilization: VR (4.5 stops CIPA)
  • Aperture:
    • f/3.5 to f/16 (at 16mm)
    • 7-blade rounded diaphragm
  • Focus: 
    • autofocus, internal focus
    • 8" (0.2m at 24mm best case) minimum focus
    • 1:5 maximum magnification ratio
  • Filters: 46mm filter size
  • Lens hood: optional HN-40
  • Size and weight:
    • 1.3" (32mm) long (unextended)
    • 2.8" (70mm) diameter
    • 4.8 ounces (135g)
  • Model number: 20084
  • Price: US$299
  • Other: Shutter Type must be set to Auto or Electronic
  • Announced: October 10, 2019 (in June 2021 a silver edition was added to go with the Zfc)
  • Firmware: 1.01 (June 2021)
  • Thom's Short Comment: Bargain of the century from Nikon: this lens is excellent optically, disappears when traveling, and is one of the best crop sensor kit lenses out there, if not the best. 

Thom's Review of the 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 VR DX lens

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