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Sony E 16mm f/2.8 Lens

BH #SO1628 • MFR #SEL16F28
Sony E 16mm f/2.8 Lens
Key Features
  • E-Mount Lens/APS-C Format
  • 24mm (35mm Equivalent)
  • Aperture Range: f/2.8 to f/22
  • One Aspherical Element
Lightweight and exceptionally compact, the E 16mm f/2.8 Lens from Sony is a suitable travel companion. Providing a 24mm equivalent focal length when mounted to your APS-C-format E-mount camera, this lens will allow photographers to capture wide landscapes and work in tight spaces with ease.
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Sony E 16mm f/2.8 Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Ultra-Wide Pancake Lens
  • 3Compact Design, Broad Field of View
  • 4Optics and Focusing
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Ultra-Wide Pancake Lens
Lightweight and exceptionally compact, the E 16mm f/2.8 Lens from Sony is a suitable travel companion. Providing a 24mm equivalent focal length when mounted to your APS-C-format E-mount camera, this lens will allow photographers to capture wide landscapes and work in tight spaces with ease.
Compact Design, Broad Field of View
  • With its pancake design, the lens only extends 0.9" from the mount, resulting in a compact and lightweight camera system.
  • Designed for use on APS-C format cameras, this 16mm lens will provide a wide-angle perspective with a 35mm equivalent focal length of 24mm.
  • Bright f/2.8 maximum aperture suits working in available lighting and also contributes to the sleek size and lightweight design.
  • This lens is compatible with optical wide-angle and fisheye conversion lenses, which, when used, will convert this lens into an 18mm or 15mm lens, respectively.
Optics and Focusing
  • One aspherical element is incorporated in the lens design to reduce astigmatism, field curvature, coma, and other monochromatic aberrations.
  • The lens uses an internal focusing design that contributes to faster autofocus performance as well as a minimum focus distance of 9.4".
  • Rounded seven-blade diaphragm contributes to a pleasing bokeh quality when employing selective focus techniques.

Sony E 16mm f/2.8 Specs

Key Specs
Focal Length
16mm (35mm Equivalent: 24mm)
Maximum Aperture
f/2.8
Lens Mount
Sony E
Lens Format Coverage
APS-C
Focus Type
Autofocus
Image Stabilization
No
Filter Size
49 mm (Front)
Maximum Aperture
f/2.8
Minimum Aperture
f/22
Lens Mount
Sony E
Lens Format Coverage
APS-C
Angle of View
83°
Minimum Focus Distance
9.45" / 24 cm
Maximum Magnification
0.08x
Optical Design
5 Elements in 5 Groups
Diaphragm Blades
7, Rounded
Focus Type
Autofocus
Image Stabilization
No
Filter Size
49 mm (Front)
Dimensions (ø x L)
2.4 x 0.9" / 62 x 22.5 mm
Weight
2.4 oz / 68 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight
0.35 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
3.5 x 3.5 x 3"

Sony E 16mm f/2.8 Reviews

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question

is this compatible with the Full Frame Alpha 7 ? I mean will it cover the whole surface of the sensor ?
Asked by: Anonymous
The E-Mount SEL16F28 16mm f/2.8 Lens is not a full frame lens, so it would not cover the entire a7 sensor. You would need to shoot in APS-C size sensor mode.
Answered by: Christina S.
Date published: 2018-08-28

question

will this work with the sony alfa 2r
Asked by: Arturo M.
If you are referring to the aR II, you could mount and use the Sony E-Mount SEL16F28 16mm f/2.8 Wide-Angle Alpha E-Mount Lens on the aR II. Though, as this is not a full frame lens, you will need to shoot in the APS-C/crop sensor mode. It would not cover the full frame sensor.
Answered by: Christina S.
Date published: 2018-08-28

will this fit on the sony a7sii? will it need to ...

will this fit on the sony a7sii? will it need to be in aps-c mode? will that equate to 24mm equivalent iif I was using lenses on the full frame?
Asked by: Jeffrey
Hello Jeffrey. This will physically fit on the a7sII, but it is a crop sensor lens. APS-C mode is a 1.5x crop factor, so it will make it a24mm equivalent.
Answered by: SonyListens
Date published: 2019-01-07

is work with sony fs5 super 35?

is work with sony fs5 super 35?
Asked by: ILYA
This lens is completely compatible with the FS5.
Answered by: Stephen
Date published: 2022-01-16

question

I have this lens and on my Sony a6500, the AF Tracking Sens is grayed-out/disabled. I kind of thought I could track focus/follow focus with this lens on the sony a6500. Was I wrong?
Asked by: Jamison
Unfortunately this lens does not support this feature. Similar options that will support this feature are the Sony 10-18mm f4 and the Sigma 19mm f2.8 lenses.
Answered by: James B.
Date published: 2018-08-28

I’ve Sony Nex5n is this lens good for night ...

I’ve Sony Nex5n is this lens good for night photography like Milky Way ...etc thanks
Asked by: Kadhum
Yes, the Sony E 16mm f/2.8 Lens is definitely good for night photography. The 16mm wide angle focal length, and the bright f2.8 lens aperture will help create sharp images of the Milky Way.
Answered by: Lenny
Date published: 2019-06-03

question

Would this work with the Fs7?
Asked by: Jimmy V.
Yes, this lens is compatible with the Sony FS7.
Answered by: Heather S.
Date published: 2018-08-28

question

Is this compatible with a Canon T3i
Asked by: Anonymous
The Sonly E-Mount 16mm f/2.8 lens is not compatible with the T3i, nor is there an adapter that would allow one to mount this lens on a Canon camera.
Answered by: Christina S.
Date published: 2018-08-28
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