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Ideal for Travel and Everyday Photography

The Sony E-Mount 16-55mm f/2.8G lens is a great all-rounder for Sony APS-C mirrorless cameras. Its versatile zoom range combined with fast f/2.8 aperture ensures allows you to capture a broad range of subjects making it a great choice for travel and general photography.

Suits Sony Mirrorless APS-C Cameras

Setting a new optical standard for Sony APS-C range, the 16-55mm lens is constructed using an array of 17 elements in 12 groups. Its G designation hints at its imaging sharpness, which is made possible with thanks to the utilisation of four aspherical and three low-dispersion elements.

Shallow Depth of Field Effects

The bright f/2.8 maximum aperture ensures exposure versatility when shooting in low-light environments. The large aperture also produces excellent background separation, allowing you to use shallow depth of field effects to control what you want the viewer to see.

Quality Optical Construction

Its optical construction ensures consistent edge-to-edge detail and clarity throughout the zoom range with excellent suppression of spherical and chromatic aberrations. The end result is high-contrast photos and video which have excellent colour fidelity and a distinct three-dimensional feel.

Nano AR Coating

A Nano coating is utilised to enhance its colour accuracy and detail. The anti-reflective coating works to further reduce internal surface reflections, equipping you with the ability to minimise flare and ghosting artefacts, even when shooting into direct sunlight.

Fluorine Coated Element

The fluorine coating on the front element resists fingerprints, dust and moisture. It also makes the lens a breeze to keep clean, ensuring the maximum optical performance even when shooting in challenging environments.

XD Linear Autofocus Motor

Its responsive XD Linear Focusing Motor ensures fast, quiet AF performance that is suited to both stills and video applications. Manual operation is also possible, with the ergonomic focusing ring making light work of ultra-fine adjustments for critical focusing scenarios.

Customisable Focus Hold Button

A customisable focus hold button is ergonomically positioned on the lens barrel to offer additional functionality based on your camera settings or shooting preferences.

Weather Sealed

The Sony E-Mount 16-55mm f/2.8G lens features a weather sealed design that is combined with ergonomic and tactile rubberised control rings to ensure you’re in full control of your creative vision, even in cold and wet environments.

Mount Sony E-mount
Format APS-C
Focal length (mm) 16-55
Focal length (35mm) (aps-c) 24-82.5
Angle of view (aps-c) 83°-29°1
Maximum aperture (f) 2.8
Minimum aperture (f) 22
Aperture blades 9
Circular aperture Yes
Minimum focus distance 0.33m
Maximum magnification ratio (x) 0.2
Filter diameter (mm) 67
Zoom system Manual
Hood type Petal shape, bayonet type
Dimensions (diameter x length) 7.3 x 10 cm
Weight 0.494kg

* Specifications subject to change by the manufacturer without notice

  • Sony E 16-55mm f/2.8 G Lens
  • Sony Lens Hood (ALC-SH161)
  • Lens Case
  • Front Lens Cap
  • Rear Lens Cap

Manufacturer Warranty

This product comes with a

24 month Australian warranty

from Sony Australia

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