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Compare Nikon 18-55mm F3.5-5.6G vs Nikon 16-80mm F2.8-4E

Reviews

Neo score
41%
50%
Pros
  • Light in the hand
  • Very inexpensive
  • Useful focal range
  • Optically stabilized
  • Quite useful focal range
Cons
  • External zoom without zoom lock
  • Lens hood not included
  • Lacks weather sealing
  • External zoom without zoom lock
  • Lacks weather sealing

Price

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

Construction

Aperture Blades
7 blades
7 blades, Rounded blades
Colors
Black
Black
Form Factor
Standard Zoom Lens
Standard Zoom Lens
Image Size
APS-C
APS-C
Lens Barrel
Distance scale
Lens Mount
Nikon F-mount
Nikon F-mount
Material
Composite
Motor
Stepper motor
Ring-type ultrasonic
Optical Formula | Elements
12 elements
17 elements
Optical Formula | Groups
9 groups
13 groups
Optical Formula | Special Glass
Two aspherical elements + super integrated coating groups
4 ED and 3 aspherical elements. Nano Crystal Coat. groups

Dimensions

Filter Diameter
55 mm / 2.17 in
72 mm / 2.83 in
Size | Diameter
65 mm / 2.56 in
80 mm / 3.15 in
Size | Length
63 mm / 2.48 in
86 mm / 3.39 in
Weight
195 g / 6.89 oz
480 g / 16.96 oz

Function

Angle Of View
77.4° Diagonal | 67.4° Horizontal | 47.9° Vertical (wide) ~ 29.4° Diagonal | 24.6° Horizontal | 16.6° Vertical (tele)
84.1° Diagonal | 73.7° Horizontal | 53.1° Vertical (wide) ~ 20.5° Diagonal | 17.1° Horizontal | 11.4° Vertical (tele)
Aperture
f/3.5–5.6 ~ f/22–38
f/2.8–4 ~ f/22–32
Autofocus
Yes
Yes
Crop Factor
1.5
1.5
Focal Length
18 mm ~ 55 mm
16 mm ~ 80 mm
Focal Length (35mm Equivalent)
27.0 mm ~ 82.5 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
0.38x
0.22x
Min Focus Distance
250 mm / 9.84 in
350 mm / 13.78 in

Production

Accessory
Lens Hood: HB-N106 (sold separately)
Lens Hood: HB-75 (supplied)
Debut
2016-01-05
2015-07-02
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