AF-S DX 16-85mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR


The AF-S DX 16-85mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR is a significant addition to the DX lens lineup. It’s certain to become a favorite of photographers seeking a wide-ratio zoom, exceptional wide-angle capability and a telephoto perspective that’s perfect for portraiture.

Plus, the new wide ratio zoom DX lens boasts a focal length range of 16 to 85mm, making it ideal for a broad range of shooting situations – including indoor-outdoor events, streetscapes, portraits and scenery.

When mounted on any DX-format Nikon digital SLR camera, the picture angle is equivalent to that produced by a 24 to 127.5mm focal length lens on a 35mm film camera.

Any subject. Any setting

In any setting, the highly versatile AF-S DX 16-85mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR delivers incredible optical performance. Its compact 5.3x wide-angle to medium telephoto zoom is ideal for a broad range of still and HD video shooting situations – from interiors and portraits to breathtaking landscapes.

Plus, get focus as close as 1.3-feet from your subject throughout the entire zoom range and discover how far your creativity will take you.

Empower your creativity

Nikon VR (Vibration Reduction) image stabilization provides 3.5 stops* of blur free handheld shooting, assuring dramatically sharper still images and HD video capture. Two Extra-low Dispersion (ED) glass elements offer superior sharpness and color correction by effectively minimizing chromatic aberration. And the AF-S DX 16–85mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR’s three Aspherical Lens Elements (AS) virtually eliminate coma and other types of lens distortion.

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Tech Specs

Lens Construction (Elements/Groups) 17/11 (2 ED glass elements and 3 aspherical lenses)
Picture Angle with Nikon DX Format 83° – 18°50′
Minimum f/stop 22
Closest focusing distance 0.38 m (through the entire focal range)
Maximum reproduction ratio 1/4.6
Filter Attachment Size 67 mm
Lens Cap Snap-on
Lens Hood HB-39
Lens Case CL-1015
Dimensions (approx.) (from the camera’s lens mounting flange) 72 x 85 mm
Weight (approx.) 485 g
Supplied Accessories (may differ by country or area) 67 mm snap-on front lens cap LC-67, Rear lens cap LF-1,Bayonet hood HB-39, Flexible lens pouch CL-1015

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The AF-S DX 16-85mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR is available in stores with a 2 Year Manufacturer Warranty.

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