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Compare Tamron 16-300mm F/3.5-6.3 vs Nikon 18-55mm F3.5-5.6G vs Nikon 16-80mm F2.8-4E

Reviews

Neo score
60%
41%
50%
Pros
  • Optically stabilized
  • Zoom lock prevents zoom creep
  • Weather-sealed
  • Light in the hand
  • Very inexpensive
  • Useful focal range
  • Optically stabilized
  • Quite useful focal range
Cons
  • All-in-one lenses tend to offer lower IQ
  • Not the highest grade of build
  • 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, Circular diaphragm
7 blades
7 blades, Rounded blades
Colors
Black
Black
Black
Form Factor
All-in-One Zoom Lens
Standard Zoom Lens
Standard Zoom Lens
Image Size
APS-C
APS-C
APS-C
Lens Barrel
Distance scale
Distance scale
Lens Mount
Canon EF-mount, Nikon F-mount, Sony A-mount
Nikon F-mount
Nikon F-mount
Material
Composite
Motor
Ultrasonic
Stepper motor
Ring-type ultrasonic
Optical Formula | Elements
16 elements
12 elements
17 elements
Optical Formula | Groups
12 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
67 mm / 2.64 in
55 mm / 2.17 in
72 mm / 2.83 in
Size | Diameter
75 mm / 2.95 in
65 mm / 2.56 in
80 mm / 3.15 in
Size | Length
100 mm / 3.94 in
63 mm / 2.48 in
86 mm / 3.39 in
Weight
540 g / 19.08 oz
195 g / 6.89 oz
480 g / 16.96 oz

Function

Angle Of View
84.1° Diagonal | 73.7° Horizontal | 53.1° Vertical (wide) ~ 5.5° Diagonal | 4.6° Horizontal | 3.1° Vertical (tele)
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/3.5–6.3 ~ f/22–40
f/3.5–5.6 ~ f/22–38
f/2.8–4 ~ f/22–32
Autofocus
Yes
Yes
Yes
Crop Factor
1.5
1.5
1.5
Focal Length
16 mm ~ 300 mm
18 mm ~ 55 mm
16 mm ~ 80 mm
Focal Length (35mm Equivalent)
24.0 mm ~ 450.0 mm
27.0 mm ~ 82.5 mm
24.0 mm ~ 120.0 mm
Focus Type
Internal
Internal
Internal
Image Stabilization
Yes
No
Yes
Weather Resistance
Yes
No
No
Zoom Type
External zoom (zoom lock available)
External zoom
External zoom

Performance

Max Magnification
0.34x
0.38x
0.22x
Min Focus Distance
390 mm / 15.35 in
250 mm / 9.84 in
350 mm / 13.78 in

Production

Accessory
Lens hood included
Lens Hood: HB-N106 (sold separately)
Lens Hood: HB-75 (supplied)
Debut
2014-02-06
2016-01-05
2015-07-02
Model Name
B016
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