Sony DT 16-80mm F3.5-4.5 ZA Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T*

Announced Jun 5, 2006 •
Zoom lens | Sony/Minolta Alpha | SAL-1680Z
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Sony DT 16-80mm f/3.5-4.5 ZA Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* Lens
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Announced Jun 5, 2006

The Sony DT 16-80mm F3.5-4.5 ZA Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* is a standard zoom lens designed for use exclusively with Sony's APS-C format SLT cameras. Covering an 24-120mm equivalent range this is an attractive 'carry everywhere' zoom, and its aperture remains relatively fast at the telephoto end. Optically it's a decent lens, and is definitely a step up from the Sony DT 16-105mm F3.5-5.6, but it lacks a built-in focus motor. This means that AF is driven from the camera body, and although fast it isn't totally silent.

Quick specs
Lens type Zoom lens
Focal length 16–80 mm
Image stab. No
Lens mount Sony/Minolta Alpha
Max aperture F3.5 - F4.5
Min aperture F22.0 - F29.0
Min focus 0.35 m (13.78)
Max magnification 0.24×
Weight 445 g (0.98 lb)
Length 83 mm (3.27)

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