Sony DT 16-50mm F2.8 SSM

mount: A-mount
prod. code: SAL1650
EAN/UPC: 4905524796773
makernote ID: 63
format: APS-C
release year: 2011
status: Current
D type lens: Yes
SLT compatible: Yes
AF Drive: In Lens (SSM)
focus design: internal
stabilisation: No
weather sealing: Yes
AF-D (a99 only): No
max. aperture: 2.8
min. aperture: 22
focal range(mm): 16-50
elements/group: 16/13
angle of view: 83- 32
aperture blades: 7
min. focus distance(mm): 300
filter rotate focusing: No
filter rotate zooming: No
max. magnification: 0.2x (1/5)
filter diameter(mm): 72
hood: petal-shaped
color: black
length(mm): 88
weight(g): 577
standard accessories: Caps, hood (SH117)

user review ratings
overall: 4.56
sharpness: 4.74
color: 4.69
build: 4.82
distortion: 4.13
flare control: 4.43
total: 102 reviews

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This versatile 24 mm wide to 75 mm medium telephoto equivalent*1 zoom has been designed specifically for APS-C format interchangeable-lens digital cameras. An innovative optical design maintains a large F2.8 maximum aperture with consistently outstanding contrast and image quality throughout the zoom range. The large maximum aperture and circular aperture design deliver smooth, natural defocusing effects, while built-in SSM (Super Sonic wave Motor) drive ensures responsive, quiet autofocus performance. The SAL1650 is moisture and dust resistant*2 for reliable operation in a wide range of shooting situations. - Home of the alpha system photographer
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