Highly portable, powerful zoom lens with high-quality optics designed for use with Nikon DX Format digital SLRs. With a 5.3X zoom and 16-85mm focal range, this lens delivers superb versatility for a wide variety of shooting situations. Equipped with Nikon’s second-generation Vibration Reduction (VRII) system and exclusive Silent Wave Motor (SWM), it offers superb performance in low-light, delivering steady images to both the sensor and viewfinder, and features fast, quiet autofocus. An ideal all-round lens for today’s high-resolution SLRs.
- Powerful 5.3x zoom with wide 16-85mm focal range (35mm equivalent: 24 to 127.5mm), perfect for everything from portraits to interiors, architecture and landscapes.
- Second-generation Vibration Reduction (VR II) stabilization system enables more flexible hand-held shooting and lets you use shutter speeds that are up to 4 times slower.
- Exceptionally high optical performance: designed specifically for use with Nikon DX format digital SLR sensors.
- Closest-focusing distance: 0.38m.
- ED (Extra-low Dispersion) glass and Aspherical lens elements ensure high resolution and contrast while minimizing spherical aberration, astigmatism and other forms of distortion.
- SWM (Silent Wave Motor) for fast, whisper-quiet autofocus.
- Nikon Super Integrated Coating greatly reduces ghosting and flare and ensures outstanding color reproduction.
- Compatible with 67mm filter attachments.
Focal length 16-85 mm
Maximum aperture f/3.5-5.6
Minimum aperture f/22-36
Lens construction 17 elements in 11 groups (with two ED glass elements, three aspherical lenses)
Picture angle 83deg - 18deg50
Closest focus distance 0.38 m/1.3 ft. (throughout the entire zoom range)
Maximum reproduction ratio 1/4.6 No. of diaphragm blades 7 (rounded)
Filter/attachment size 67 mm Diameter x length (extension from lens mount) Approx. 72 x 85 mm/2.8 x 3.4 in.
Weight Approx. 485 g/17.1 oz
Supplied accessories 67 mm snap-on front lens cap LC-67, Rear lens cap LF-1,Bayonet hood HB-39, Flexible lens pouch CL-1015
Optional accessories 67 mm screw-in filters