Sony E PZ 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS Lens

BH #SO165035 • MFR #SELP1650
Sony E PZ 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS Lens
Key Features
  • E-Mount Lens/APS-C Format
  • 24-75mm (35mm Equivalent)
  • Aperture Range: f/3.5-5.6 to f/22-36
  • One ED Element; Four Aspherical Elements
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An ideal companion for your compact, APS-C mirrorless camera, the E PZ 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS Lens from Sony offers a versatile equivalent zoom range of 24-75mm as well as a retractable design that makes your system much more manageable when not in use. Helping to deliver excellent optical quality throughout the range are an extra-low dispersion element and four aspherical elements to combat various aberrations and improve contrast. The lens also incorporates Optical SteadyShot image stabilization and a power zoom mechanism, both of which will help you capture smooth and steady stills and video. Additionally, it has an internal focus design, a minimum focus distance of 9.8", and uses a seven-blade circular aperture for smooth bokeh.
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Sony E PZ 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS Overview

An ideal companion for your compact, APS-C mirrorless camera, the E PZ 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS Lens from Sony offers a versatile equivalent zoom range of 24-75mm as well as a retractable design that makes your system much more manageable when not in use. Helping to deliver excellent optical quality throughout the range are an extra-low dispersion element and four aspherical elements to combat various aberrations and improve contrast. The lens also incorporates Optical SteadyShot image stabilization and a power zoom mechanism, both of which will help you capture smooth and steady stills and video. Additionally, it has an internal focus design, a minimum focus distance of 9.8", and uses a seven-blade circular aperture for smooth bokeh.

Designed for APS-C-format E-mount cameras, this 16-50mm lens will provide a versatile standard zoom range that is equivalent to 24-75mm.
A variable aperture of f/3.5-5.6 helps keep the lens' overall size and weight to a minimum.
One extra-low dispersion glass element is featured in the lens design to help reduce chromatic aberrations and color fringing for improved clarity and color neutrality.
Four aspherical elements are incorporated in the lens design to reduce astigmatism, field curvature, coma, and other monochromatic aberrations.
Optical SteadyShot image stabilization helps to minimize the appearance of camera shake for sharper imagery when shooting handheld with slower shutter speeds. This stabilization system can also be combined with select camera's sensor-shift type image stabilization for more effective control of camera blur.
Enjoy smooth zooms ideal for shooting movies with the power zoom mechanism available in this lens.
Due to a retractable design, this lens can be made to be extremely compact when not in use.
An internal focus design contributes to fast autofocus speeds and the minimum focus distance of 9.8".
Rounded seven-blade diaphragm contributes to a pleasing bokeh quality when employing selective focus techniques.
UPC: 027242858152

Sony E PZ 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS Specs

Focal Length16 to 50mm (35mm Equivalent Focal Length: 24 to 75mm)
Maximum Aperturef/3.5 to 5.6
Minimum Aperturef/22 to 36
Lens MountSony E
Format CompatibilityAPS-C
Angle of View83° to 32°
Minimum Focus Distance9.84" / 25 cm
Maximum Magnification0.21x
Optical Design9 Elements in 8 Groups
Diaphragm Blades7, Rounded
Focus TypeAutofocus
Image StabilizationYes
Filter Size40.5 mm (Front)
Dimensions (ø x L)2.55 x 1.18" / 64.77 x 29.97 mm
Weight4.09 oz / 116 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight0.45 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)4 x 3.5 x 3.4"
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