SINGAPORE - DX-format photography ascends to new heights with the new NIKKOR AF-S DX NIKKOR 16-80MM F/2.8-4E ED VR, the world’s lightest*1 16-80mm*2 DX-format lens with impressive optics features to enrich the photography experience, as announced today by Nikon Singapore Pte Ltd. This marks the first NIKKOR DX-format lens to employ various class-leading NIKKOR technology usually found in super telephoto lenses, including Nano Crystal Coat. The delightfully compact AF-S DX NIKKOR 16-80MM F/2.8-4E ED VR is a 5x normal zoom lens with f/2.8 aperture at the maximum wide-angle position, bringing together the best of functionality and compact packaging for street and travel photography aficionados.
The fluorine-coated AF-S DX NIKKOR 16-80MM F/2.8-4E ED VR, a first in the range, is designed for DX-format users who desire speed, accuracy and superior image quality. A combination of three superior optical elements, the Nano Crystal Coat, aspherical lens, and Extra-low Dispersion (ED) lens elements, work in tandem for refined image quality with minimised ghosting and chromatic aberration. With a built-in Vibration Reduction (VR) providing an effect equivalent to a shutter speed 4.0 stops faster*3, and the first adoption of an electromagnetic aperture mechanism for resolute auto-exposure control in a DX-format lens, the AF-S DX NIKKOR 16-80MM F/2.8-4E ED VR prompts high-performance and remarkable quality.