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Compare Nikon 70-300mm F4.5-6.3G vs Nikon 16-80mm F2.8-4E

Reviews

Neo score
41%
50%
Pros
  • Wide telephoto focal range
  • Very long reach for a low price
  • Optically stabilized
  • Quite useful focal range
Cons
  • Dark maximum aperture
  • External zoom without zoom lock
  • Lacks weather sealing
  • Not optically stabilized
  • External zoom without zoom lock
  • Lacks weather sealing

Price

MSRP
350 USD
1070 USD
Offers (incl. referral links)

Construction

Aperture Blades
7 blades
7 blades, Rounded blades
Colors
Black
Black
Form Factor
Super Telephoto Zoom Lens
Standard Zoom Lens
Image Size
APS-C
APS-C
Lens Barrel
Distance scale
Lens Mount
Nikon F-mount
Nikon F-mount
Motor
Stepper motor
Ring-type ultrasonic
Optical Formula | Elements
14 elements
17 elements
Optical Formula | Groups
10 groups
13 groups
Optical Formula | Special Glass
1 ED element + Super Integrated Coating groups
4 ED and 3 aspherical elements. Nano Crystal Coat. groups

Dimensions

Filter Diameter
58 mm / 2.28 in
72 mm / 2.83 in
Size | Diameter
72 mm / 2.83 in
80 mm / 3.15 in
Size | Length
125 mm / 4.92 in
86 mm / 3.39 in
Weight
400 g / 14.13 oz
480 g / 16.96 oz

Function

Angle Of View
23.3° Diagonal | 19.5° Horizontal | 13.0° Vertical (wide) ~ 5.5° Diagonal | 4.6° Horizontal | 3.1° Vertical (tele)
84.1° Diagonal | 73.7° Horizontal | 53.1° Vertical (wide) ~ 20.5° Diagonal | 17.1° Horizontal | 11.4° Vertical (tele)
Aperture
f/4.5–6.3 ~ f/32
f/2.8–4 ~ f/22–32
Autofocus
Yes
Yes
Crop Factor
1.5
1.5
Focal Length
70 mm ~ 300 mm
16 mm ~ 80 mm
Focal Length (35mm Equivalent)
105.0 mm ~ 450.0 mm
24.0 mm ~ 120.0 mm
Focus Type
Internal
Internal
Image Stabilization
No
Yes
Weather Resistance
No
No
Zoom Type
External zoom
External zoom

Performance

Max Magnification
0.22x
0.22x
Min Focus Distance
1100 mm / 43.31 in
350 mm / 13.78 in

Production

Accessory
Lens hood included
Lens Hood: HB-75 (supplied)
Debut
2016-08-17
2015-07-02
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