Images of DT 16–50mm F2.8 SSM
Images of DT 16–50mm F2.8 SSM

Compact, versatile mid-range zoom

DT 16–50mm F2.8 SSM (SAL1650)

The SAL1650 packs first-class optical performance and a versatile 16-50mm zoom range into a remarkably compact and lightweight lens.

APS-C A-mount

Compatible with 35mm Full Frame , or APS-C format A-mount cameras.

Say goodbye to blur

Pair the lens with a camera by Sony with SteadyShot™ INSIDE and you’ll enjoy smooth, blur-free results when shooting handheld, even zoomed-in.

Circular aperture for smooth bokeh

Smooth defocusing

Instead of a standard polygon-shaped lens aperture, this lens features a 7-blade circular aperture for more natural, rounded defocusing or ‘bokeh’.

Refined optical performance

Aspherical lens elements minimise distortion while ED (Extra-low Dispersion) glass elements provide superior contrast, resolution, and colour fidelity.

Focus quickly and quietly

Internal focusing enables reduced minimum focusing distances and fast autofocus response while a built-in SSM (Super Sonic wave Motor) ensures silent operation.

  • High quality standard lens with 3x zoom range

  • All-purpose lens for portraits, travel, and landscapes

  • Bright F2.8 maximum aperture

  • High performance optics with ED glass lens elements

  • Super Sonic wave Motor for fast, quiet autofocus

Minimum Focus Distance
0.3m (1.0ft)
Maximum Magnification ratio (x)
Filter Diameter (mm)
577g (20-3/8oz.)

What's in the Box

Lens hood (ALC-SH117: petal shape, bayonet type), Lens front cap, Lens rear cap

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