Nikon AF-S 16-80mm F2.8-4E ED VR DX

High-performance DX zoom lens with 16–80mm focal length range and bright f/2.8–4 aperture. With the latest technology and compact build, this is the ultimate walkabout lens for discerning photographers.

The versatile 5x zoom covers the equivalent of 24–120mm in full-frame format, while the fast aperture opens up more shooting possibilities. Nikon’s impressive Vibration Reduction keeps images sharp. An electromagnetic diaphragm ensures precise exposures at high frame rates. With a lightweight body that balances well on the camera and a protective fluorine coating, this lens is made for photographers with high expectations of their gear.






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Nikon AF-S 16-80mm F2.8-4E ED VR DX
Nikon AF-S 16-80mm F2.8-4E ED VR DX


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High-performance 5x zoom lens: the broad range of the Nikon AF-S 16-80mm F2.8-4E ED VR DX (FX-format equivalent: 24–120 mm) and fast f/2.8–4 maximum aperture. The wide-angle to telephoto zoom range easily covers most shooting situations: from sweeping landscapes to intimate portraiture.

Compact and lightweight:superb all-round travel lens. The body weighs just 480g, boasts compact dimensions and balances perfectly on the camera body.

Fast aperture:enables pleasing background blur, clear low-light shots and distinctive subject / background separation. Achieves f/2.8 aperture at 16 mm focal length (FX-format equivalent: 24 mm) and f/4 at 80 mm (FX-format equivalent: 120 mm).

Vibration Reduction (VR):minimises the effects of camera shake and lets you shoot at shutter speeds up to four stops slower. VR operation is quiet, even when filming.

Advanced optical construction:four ED glass elements and three aspherical lens elements ensure crisp, brilliant images.

Nano Crystal Coat:reduces ghosting and flare for greater image clarity, even in backlit situations.

Silent Wave Motor (SWM):for smooth, quiet and accurate autofocus.

Electromagnetic diaphragm:enables consistent, more precise exposures, especially when shooting at high frame rates.

Fluorine coating:actively repels water, dust, and dirt without compromising image quality. This coating enhances durability and makes it easier to clean the glass without damaging the surface.

Minimum focus distance: 0.35 m.

Bayonet hood: included



Focal length16-80mm
Maximum aperturef/2.8-4
Minimum aperturef/22-32
Lens construction17 elements in 13 groups (including 4 ED glass elements, 3 aspherical lens elements, and lens elements with Nano Crystal and fluorine coat)
Angle of view83 – 20
Minimum focus distance0.35m
Maximum reproduction ratio0.22x
No. of diaphragm blades7 (rounded)
Filter attachment size72mm
Diameter x length (extension from lens mount)Approx. 80mm x 85.5 mm (distance from camera lens mount flange when lens is retracted)
WeightApprox. 480g
Supplied accessories72mm snap-on front lens cap LC-72, Rear lens cap LF-4, Bayonet hood HB-75

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