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


A great all-around lens with VR II and remarkably wide coverage

  • Focal length range 16-85mm
  • Maximum aperture f/3.5
  • Format DX
  • VR Image Stabilization

  • AF-S (Silent Wave Motor)

  • SKU: NI2178
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This compact and highly versatile 5.3x zoom includes Nikon's VR image stabilzation technology and delivers incredible optical performance. Compact, 5.3x wide-angle-to-medium telephoto zoom, ideal for a broad range of shooting situations from interiors and landscapes to beautiful portraits Nikon VR II (Vibration Reduction) Image Stabilization Vibration Reduction, engineered specifically for each VR NIKKOR lens, enables handheld shooting at up to 4 shutter speeds slower than would otherwise be possible, assuring dramatically sharper still images and video capture. 

Supplied Accessories:

- LC-67 67mm Snap-on Front Lens Cap

- LF-1 Rear Lens Cap

- HB-39 Bayonet Hood

- CL-1015 Flexible Lens Pouch

Autofocus Yes
Lens mount Nikon F (DX)
Maximum aperture F3.5 - F5.6
Lens type Zoom lens
Max Format size APS-C / DX
Focal length 16–85 mm
Image stabilisation Yes (vibration reduction (VR II) up to 4 stops)
Minimum aperture F22.0 - F36.0
Aperture ring No
Number of diaphragm blades 7
Elements 17
Groups 11
Special elements / coatings 2x ED glass elements and 3x aspherical lens elements
Minimum focus 0.38 m (14.96″)
Motor type Ultrasonic
Full time manual Yes
Focus method Internal
Distance scale Yes
DoF scale Yes
Weight 485 g (1.07 lb)
Diameter 72 mm (2.83″)
Length 85 mm (3.35″)
Zoom method Rotary (extending)
Filter thread 67 mm
Hood supplied Yes
Materials Plastic barrel, metal mount
Colour Black
Hood product code HB-39