Sony Vario-Sonnar T* 16-35mm f/2.8 ZA SSM

Sony 16-35mm f/2.8 Carl Zeiss T Wide-Angle Zoom Lens

Lens Summary

Brand: Sony

Also Known As: Sony 16-35mm f/2.8

Lens Type: Zoom Lens

Format: Full Frame / FX

Focus: Autofocus

Lens Mount: Sony Alpha

Release Date: 2008-09-09

MSRP Price: $1998

Made in: Japan

Infrared Rating: Good

Production Status: In Production

Lens Description: The ideal focal length range for indoors, in the city or a great choice for spacious landscapes as well. The Carl Zeiss advanced coated optical path delivers exceedingly crisp images with striking contrast, without the aberration and peripheral light falloff that commonly plague wide-angle zooms. That same superlative quality is maintained throughout the zoom range, even at the maximum f/2.8 aperture.


Sony Vario-Sonnar T* 16-35mm f/2.8 ZA SSM Specifications

Lens Specifications
Lens TypeZoom Lens
Focal Length16-35mm
Mount TypeSony Alpha
FormatFull Frame / FX
Compatible Format(s)35mm Film / Full-Frame Digital Sensor DSLR (APS-C Sensor)
Compatible with TeleconvertersNo
Zoom Ratio2.18x
Maximum Reproduction Ratio1:4.16
Optical SteadyShot / AntiShake (Image Stabilization)No
Aperture Information
Aperture RingNo
Maximum Aperturef/2.8
Minimum Aperturef/22
Maximum Angle of View (Full Frame format)107° - 63°
Optical Information
Lens Elements17
Lens Groups13
Diaphragm Blades9
Extra-Low Dispersion Glass Elements2
Aspherical Elements3
Nano AR CoatingNo
Anti-Reflective / Multi-Layered / T* CoatingNo
Focus Information
FocusAutofocus
Built-in Focus MotorYes
Direct Drive Super Sonic wave Motor (DDSSM)Yes
Internal FocusingYes
Minimum Focus Distance0.28m
Distance InformationYes
Filter Information
Filter Size77mm
Accepts Filter TypeScrew-on
Physical Characteristics
Weather / Dust SealingNo
Mount MaterialMetal
Tripod CollarNo
Dimensions8.31 x 11.40cm
Weight860g
Other Information
Available in ColorsBlack

Lens Construction and MTF Chart

Sony 16-35mm f/2.8 Carl-Zeiss Construction and MTF Chart

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