Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 16-80mm f/2.8-4E ED VR Lens

BH #NI168028VR • MFR #20055
Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 16-80mm f/2.8-4E ED VR Lens
Key Features
  • F-Mount Lens/DX Format
  • 24-120mm (35mm Equivalent)
  • Aperture Range: f/2.8 to f/32
  • Four ED and Three Aspherical Elements
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Designed as the DX workhorse, the AF-S DX NIKKOR 16-80mm f/2.8-4E ED VR from Nikon is a 24-120mm-equivalent zoom, well-suited for a broad range of shooting applications. Its bright f/2.8-4 maximum aperture range benefits working in low-light conditions as well as controlling depth of field for selective focus shooting. Equally impressive, the optical design features four extra-low dispersion elements and three aspherical elements, which help to control both chromatic and spherical aberrations for notable image clarity and sharpness. Nano Crystal and Super Integrated Coatings are featured, too, and minimize flare and ghosting for improved contrast and color accuracy when shooting in bright and backlit conditions.
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Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 16-80mm f/2.8-4E ED VR Overview

Designed as the DX workhorse, the AF-S DX NIKKOR 16-80mm f/2.8-4E ED VR from Nikon is a 24-120mm-equivalent zoom, well-suited for a broad range of shooting applications. Its bright f/2.8-4 maximum aperture range benefits working in low-light conditions as well as controlling depth of field for selective focus shooting. Equally impressive, the optical design features four extra-low dispersion elements and three aspherical elements, which help to control both chromatic and spherical aberrations for notable image clarity and sharpness. Nano Crystal and Super Integrated Coatings are featured, too, and minimize flare and ghosting for improved contrast and color accuracy when shooting in bright and backlit conditions.

Balancing the optical merits, this 16-80mm is also characterized by its inclusion of a Vibration Reduction image stabilization system that compensates for four stops of camera shake to enable sharper handheld shooting. A Silent Wave Motor also benefits producing sharp imagery, and affords quick and quiet autofocus performance along with full-time manual focus override. Additionally, this lens utilizes an electromagnetic diaphragm to ensure consistent exposure stability when shooting at fast continuous speeds.

Standard zoom is designed for DX-format Nikon F-mount DSLRs and provides a 24-120mm equivalent focal length range.
Bright f/2.8-4 maximum aperture range suits working in difficult lighting conditions and also offers greater control over depth of field.
Three aspherical elements are used to reduce spherical aberrations and distortion in order to realize sharp imagery with accurate rendering.
Four extra-low dispersion elements greatly reduce color fringing and chromatic aberrations in order to produce greater clarity and color accuracy.
Both a Nano Crystal Coat and a Super Integrated Coating have been applied to individual elements to suppress internal reflections, flare, and ghosting for improved contrast and color accuracy when working in strong lighting conditions.
Vibration Reduction image stabilization helps to reduce the appearance of camera shake for up to four shutter speed stops, benefiting this lens' use in low-light conditions. Additionally, a designated Tripod Mode helps to suppress subtle ground vibrations when working atop a support system.
Silent Wave Motor affords quick, quiet, and precise autofocus performance along with full-time manual focus override. An internal focusing design is also used, where only the internal lens groups are moved during focusing, to maintain the overall length of the lens during use and to promote faster focusing speeds.
Fluorine coating on the front and rear elements affords protection to the optical system, resists smudging and fingerprints, and is easier to clean.
Rounded seven-blade diaphragm promotes a pleasing out of focus quality that benefits the use of shallow depth of field techniques.
Specialized electromagnetic aperture mechanism provides greater exposure control stability that is especially beneficial when working with fast continuous shooting rates.

This mechanism limits the compatibility of this lens to the following cameras: D5, D4, D3 series, Df, D850, D810, D810A, D800/E, D750, D700, D610, D600, D500, D300/S, D7500, D7200, D7100, D7000, D5600, D5500, D5300, D5200, D5100, D5000, D3400, D3300, D3200, D3100, Nikon 1 J1, J2, J3, J4 with FT-1, Nikon 1 V1, V2, V3 with FT-1, and Nikon 1 S1, S2 with FT-1.
UPC: 018208200559

Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 16-80mm f/2.8-4E ED VR Specs

Focal Length16 to 80mm (35mm Equivalent Focal Length: 24 to 120mm)
Maximum Aperturef/2.8 to 4
Minimum Aperturef/22 to 32
Lens MountNikon F
Format CompatibilityAPS-C
Angle of View83° to 20°
Minimum Focus Distance1.15' / 35 cm
Maximum Magnification0.22x
Optical Design17 Elements in 13 Groups
Diaphragm Blades7, Rounded
Focus TypeAutofocus
Image StabilizationYes
Filter Size72 mm (Front)
Dimensions (ø x L)3.15 x 3.37" / 80 x 85.5 mm
Weight16.93 oz / 480 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight1.7 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)8 x 4.8 x 4.6"
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Does this lens have a zoom lock?

Does this lens have a zoom lock?
Asked by: John
I have not owned this for a while. I don’t recall a lock. But I never had an issue with creep. This is a very nice lense.
Answered by: Dennis
Date published: 2021-03-03

Is this lens work with Nikon D3400?

Is this lens work with Nikon D3400?
Asked by: Anonymous
Yes it is compatible with Nikon D3400
Answered by: vilson
Date published: 2021-02-17

Is this lens compatible with the D850?

Is this lens compatible with the D850?
Asked by: Shirley
This is a DX lens which means it is designed for the "cropped" sensor. I have one lens which is a FX which works on my D-7500. I think that you should stay with FX lens. PS: I whished that I bought a 16-120mm lens.
Answered by: Richard
Date published: 2021-01-15

whats the warranty in a new nikon lense ?

whats the warranty in a new nikon lense ?
Asked by: francisdco
This lens comes with a 1 Year Nikon USA warranty and a 4 Year Nikon USA warranty extension upon registration.
Answered by: Kirk
Date published: 2020-11-11

Will this lens work on a Nikon D3000?

Will this lens work on a Nikon D3000?
Asked by: Jeffrey
We are afraid not. From Nikon: E type lenses are not compatible with the following cameras as they do not communicate aperture information electronically from the camera body: Nikon D2-series, D1-series, D200, D100, D90, D80, D70-series, D60, D50, D40-series, D3000 and film SLR cameras.
Answered by: Joseph
Date published: 2020-07-23

What is the normal and active switch on the lens ...

What is the normal and active switch on the lens for?
Asked by: Lyle
The switch is allowing one to change VR,(vibration reduction) modes, "Normal" is for when you are stationary hand holding, and "Active", is for when you are in motion, or moving the camera while shooting, like for panning or following a subject.
Answered by: Lenny
Date published: 2019-12-12

Does it work on D90?

Does it work on D90?
Asked by: Naveen Kumar
I tried this lens on my D90 and it appeared to work just fine!
Answered by: Anonymous
Date published: 2019-09-13

Refurbished by Nikon USA?

Refurbished by Nikon USA?
Asked by: Robert
Yes,this is a Nikon USA refurb.
Answered by: Patrick
Date published: 2019-09-01
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