Nikon 16-35mm f/4 AF-S G ED VR

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Released in February 2010.

This lens offers constant f/4.0 aperture and VR. Sharpness is very good, even at 4.0, with just a tiny amount of softness at the edges that is cured by stopping down to f/5.6. Significant barrel-distortion at the wide end.

Rating: Ed: -, User: - (normalized, 0=useless, 50=average, 100=excellent).

Mount: Nikon F.
Format: FX/135.
Aperture range: f/4 to f/22.
Optical zoom: 2.2x.
Close focus distance (CFD): 29 cm / 0.95 ft (from sensor plane).
CFD magnification: 1:4 / 0.25X.
Focus: AF (built-in, ring-type).
Groups/elements: 12/17.
Filter diameter: 77 mm.
L x D, W: 125 x 83 mm, 680 g.
Approximate street price: USD 1250 (new, w/o tax).
Production: 2010-today.

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Established: 1917
HQ: Tokyo, Japan
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Nikon is a multinational corporation headquartered in Tokyo, Japan specializing in optics and imaging. Its products include cameras, lenses, flash units, scanners, binoculars, microscopes, measurement instruments, and steppers (used in semiconductor fabrication). The company was founded in 1917 as Nippon Kōgaku Kōgyō Kabushikigaisha (Japan Optical Industries Corporation), and renamed Nikon Corporation, after its cameras, in 1988. Nikon Corporation is one of the companies of the Mitsubishi Group.

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