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Nikon Nikkor 16-85mm F/3.5-5.6 G Aspherical ED IF DX AF-S VR Autofocus Lens For APS-C Sensor DSLRS {67}

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KEH Model# 341560
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Nikon Nikkor 16-85mm F/3.5-5.6 G Aspherical ED IF DX AF-S VR Autofocus Lens For APS-C Sensor DSLRS {67} Description


The Nikkor 16-85mm f/3.5-5.6 G Aspherical ED IF DX AF-S VR is a compact and highly versatile 5.3x wide angle zoom lens for Nikon DX format digital SLR cameras. It's a versatile all-around lens that produces great sharp images. This well built and balanced lens produces high quality images well suited for travel, landscapes, groups of people and individual portraits.

The 16-85mm is positioned in the middle of Nikon's wide angle DX lens line-up; it's a more premium option with enhanced range and performance compared to an entry level 18-55mm lenses yet without the expense of the Nikon Nikkor 17-55mm F/2.8 G Aspherical ED IF DX AF-S or Nikon Nikkor 16-80mm F/2.8-4 E Aspherical ED IF DX AF-S VR.

Key Features

  • 5.3x zoom lens DX-format wide angle zoom
  • 83° angle-of-view at 16mm is considerably wider than 18mm lenses
  • 85mm focal length offers more flattering portrait perspective without having to switch lenses
  • VR II (Vibration Reduction second-generation) technology enables use of shutter speeds up to 3.5 stops slower
  • Three aspherical lens elements minimize various types of lens aberration
  • Two ED (Extra-low Dispersion) glass elements minimize chromatic aberration while providing higher resolution and superior contrast
  • High-performance Super Integrated Coating aids superior color reproduction while substantially reducing ghosting and flare
  • Rounded seven-blade diaphragm opening makes out-of-focus elements appear more natural
  • AF-S SWM (Silent Wave Motor) for fast and quiet autofocus
  • M/A focus mode provide autofocus with full time manual focus override
  • 0.38 m/1.3 ft. closest focus distance throughout the entire zoom range
  • Accepts 67 mm filter attachments

Available accessories include the HB-39 Bayonet Lens Hood, CL-1015 Flexible Lens Pouch, and 67mm filters

KEH Specifications

  • Focal Length: 16-85mm
  • Aperture Maximum: f/3.5-f/5.6
  • Aperture Minimum: f/22
  • Camera Mount Type: Nikon F, G Type
  • Format Compatibility: DX 
  • Angle of view: 18°50’-83°
  • Minimum Focus Distance: 1.3 feet
  • Elements/Groups: 17/11
  • Diaphragm Blades: 7
  • Vibration Reduction: Yes 
  • Autofocus: Yes
  • Tripod Collar: No
  • Filter Thread: 67mm
  • Dimensions: ~2.8" x 3.4"
  • Weight: 17.1oz


General information

Manufacturer Part Number 2178
Manufacture GTIN 0718122224821
Brand Name Nikon
Product information
Minimum Focus Distance
Lens Construction
17 Elements in 11 Groups
Product Line
Nikon DX-Format Digital SLR Cameras
Maximum Aperture Wide
Maximum Aperture Tele
  • Camera
Lens Type All-In-One Zoom

Technical Information

Zoom Min Focal Length 16.0000
Zoom Max Focal Length 85.0000
Max Aperture f/3.5-5.6

Physical Characteristics

Lens Mount Nikon F Mount "G" Type