Sony 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6

sony16-50mm
  • E-mount lens format (Sony NEX)
  • 9 elements in 8 groups, 4 aspherical
  • 32 to 83 degree angle of view
  • apertures from f/3.5 to f/22, 7-blade rounded diaphragm
  • OSS image stabilization
  • 10" (.25m) minimum focus, autofocus, manual focus override, internal focus, 1:4.65 maximum magnification
  • 40.5mm filter size, ALC-SH117 petal lens hood included
  • 1.8" x 2.7" (29.9 x 64.7mm) long and diameter (retracted)
  • 4.1 ounces (116g)
  • available in black
  • Model number SEL1650, US$350 suggested retail price
  • Announced September 12, 2012, shipped January 2013 separately from bodies

Note: Finally, a lens worthy of the small NEX body designs. No idea how it performs yet, but fully collapsed this should make for the most compact and competent 24-75mm (equivalent) package on the market. Expect this lens to be wildly popular if it performs as well as the normal kit lens at equivalent focal lengths.

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