Principal specifications
Lens type Zoom lens
Max Format size APS-C / DX
Focal length 16–80 mm
Image stabilisation Yes (4 stops)
Lens mount Nikon F (DX)
Maximum aperture F2.8 – F4.0
Minimum aperture F22.0 – F32.0
Aperture ring No
Number of diaphragm blades 7
Aperture notes Rounded blades
Elements 17
Groups 13
Special elements / coatings 4 ED and 3 aspherical elements. Nano Crystal Coat.
Minimum focus 0.35 m (13.78)
Maximum magnification 0.22×
Autofocus Yes
Motor type Ring-type ultrasonic
Full time manual Yes
Focus method Internal
Distance scale Yes
DoF scale No
Focus distance limiter No
Weight 480 g (1.06 lb)
Diameter 80 mm (3.15)
Length 86 mm (3.39)
Sealing No
Colour Black
Zoom method Rotary (extending)
Power zoom No
Zoom lock No
Filter thread 72 mm
Hood supplied No
Tripod collar No