Sony E 16mm f/2.8 Lens

A lightweight and extremely compact pancake lens, the E 16mm f/2.8 fits seamlessly onto Sony’s APS-C format cameras, offering a 35mm equivalent focal length of 24mm. A valuable option for travel and architectural photography, its f/2.8 aperture can handle most lighting scenarios with ease while helping to keep the overall size and weight low. Its internal focusing mechanism keeps AF performance fast and quiet, while a seven-bladed diaphragm produces pleasing bokeh.

Sony E 16mm f/2.8 Lens

Sony E 16mm f/2.8 Lens

Applications: With a 24mm-equivalent focal length on APS-C cameras, and a moderately fast f/2.8 aperture, this pancake lens is a great budget option for photographers looking for a wide-angle prime for everyday usage.



Bright f/2.8 maximum aperture
Slim design; only 0.9" in length
Extremely lightweight

Only suitable for APS-C cameras and shooting modes
 Electronic focus ring


Focal Length 16mm
35mm Equivalent Focal Length 24mm
Aperture Range f/2.8
Optical Layout 5 elements, 5 groups (1 aspherical element)
Coating Not specified
Minimum Focusing Distance 9.5" / 24 cm
Maximum Magnification 0.08x
Diaphragm Blades 7
Image Stabilization No
Filter Size 49mm
Dimensions 0.9 x 2.4" / 22.5 x 62mm
Weight 2.4 oz / 68 g