Vario-Tessar T* E 16-70mm F4 ZA OSS
A compact ZEISS zoom for all occasions
This lightweight mid-range zoom combines renowned ZEISS optical performance with a constant F4 maximum aperture for consistently fine performance throughout the zoom range. Linear motor drive achieves smooth, quiet operation that, coupled with responsive AF, makes this lens ideal for movies and stills in a wide range of shooting situations. Optical SteadyShot™ image stabilization is built in.
Vario-Tessar T* E 16–70mm F4 ZA OSS Compatibility
Legendary ZEISS quality manufactured and calibrated specifically for Sony imaging products. The T* coating contributes to exquisite rendering and contrast.
 Advanced aspherical lens (AA lens)  Aspherical lens  ED (extra-low dispersion) glass
MTF (Modulation Transfer Function) describes how well a lens can reproduce fine details, measured as the degree of contrast achieved between finely spaced lines.
 Contrast (%)  Distance from optical center of lens (mm)  At 16 mm / Max. aperture  At 16 mm / F8 aperture  At 70 mm / Max. aperture  At 70 mm / F8 aperture  Spatial frequency  10 line pairs / mm  20 line pairs / mm  40 line pairs / mm  Radial values  Tangential values
Specifications & Features
- Minimum Focus Distance
- 0.35m (1.15ft)
- Maximum Magnification ratio (x)
- Filter Diameter (mm)
- 308g (10.9oz.)
What's in the Box
Lens hood (ALC-SH127: petal shape, bayonet type), Lens front cap, Lens rear cap, Case