Nikon 16-85mm f/3.5-5.6G AF-S DX VR Lens Specifications and Measurements

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SpecificationsNikon 16-85mm f/3.5-5.6G AF-S DX VR Lens
  Nikon 16-85mm f/3.5-5.6G AF-S DX VR Lens
Mounts On APS-C
Lenses / Groups 17/11
Angle of View: Diagonal 83°- 18° 50'
Angle of View: Horizontal
Angle of View: Vertical
Aperture Range - Wide / Long f/3.5-22 / f/5.6-22
Aperture Max by Focal Length 16-17mm = f/3.5
18-21mm = f/3.8
22-25mm = f/4.0
26-30mm = f/4.2
31-37mm = f/4.5
38-45mm = f/4.8
46-54mm = f/5.0
Number of Aperture Blades 7
Rounded Aperture?
Manufacturer Specification Weight 17.1 oz
Actual Weight 17.1 oz
Lens Hood Weight 0.5 oz
In-Use Weight 17.6 oz
Manufacturer Spec Size (DxL) 2.83 x 3.35”
Measured Size (DxL) 2.85 x 3.72”
Max Length at Full Extension 5.4”
Internal Zoom? / Extends with Zoom? N / Y
Zoom Extension Length 1.54”
Internal Focusing? / Extends with Focusing? Y / N
Lens Hood Size (DxL) 3.61 x 1.57”
Lens Length with Hood (Min / Max) 5.15 / 6.83”
Size of Rings - Zoom / Focus 0.88” / 0.39”
Filter Size 67mm  UV ► CP ►
Front Element (Filter Mount) Rotates N
AF Motor Type SWM
Full Time Manual Focus Y
Focus Ring Rotation 114°
Focus Limiter? / Focus Limiter Ranges
Distance Scale? / Type Y / Window
Close Focus  
Specified Min Focus Distance 15.6”
Tested Min Focus Distance (Wide / Long) 14.25” / 13.35”
Maximum Magnification (MM) 0.22x
Zoom Ring Rotation 70°
Tripod Ring Included? / Removable? N
Zoom Ring Lock Switch?
Lens Hood Included / Model? Y / HB-39 Buy ►
Weather Sealed? / Filter Required? /
Image Stabilization? / Stops? / Tripod Sensing? Y / /
Extender Compatible? N
Case Included? / Type? Y / CL-1015 Buy ►
47.25" x 31.5" Subject Framing Distance On APS-C DSLR:
16mm = 2.90'
24mm = 4.30'
35mm = 6.15'
50mm = 8.61'
70mm = 11.89'
85mm = 14.16'
Year Introduced 2008
Review Nikon 16-85mm f/3.5-5.6G AF-S DX VR Lens
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