Vario-Tessar® T* E 16–70 mm F4 ZA OSS

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A compact ZEISS zoom for all occasions

This lightweight mid-range zoom combines renowned ZEISS optical performance with a constant F4 maximum aperture for consistently fine performance throughout the zoom range. Linear motor drive achieves smooth, quiet operation that, coupled with responsive AF, makes this lens ideal for movies and stills in a wide range of shooting situations. Optical SteadyShot image stabilisation is built in.

Vario-Tessar® T* E 16–70 mm F4 ZA OSS Compatibility
E-mount Full Frame cameras
E-mount Full Frame cameras
E-mount APS-C cameras
E-mount APS-C cameras
Sample photos
Illustration of lens configuration
Lens Configuration

Legendary ZEISS quality manufactured and calibrated specifically for Sony imaging products. The T* coating contributes to exquisite rendering and contrast.
[1] Advanced aspherical lens (AA lens) [2] Aspherical lens [3] ED (extra-low dispersion) glass

Modulation Transfer Function of SEL1670Z
MTF Chart

MTF (Modulation Transfer Function) describes how well a lens can reproduce fine details, measured as the degree of contrast achieved between finely spaced lines.
[1] Contrast (%) [2] Distance from optical centre of lens (mm) [3] At 16 mm / Max. aperture [4] At 16 mm / F8 aperture [5] At 70 mm / Max. aperture [6] At 70 mm / F8 aperture [7] Spatial frequency [8] 10 line pairs / mm [9] 20 line pairs / mm [10] 40 line pairs / mm [11] Radial values [12] Tangential values

Specifications and Features

  • Zeiss® Tessar compact standard zoom

  • Approx. 4x zoom range

  • Constant F4 maximum aperture

  • Zeiss® T* anti-reflective coating

  • Min. focus distance: 0.35 m

Minimum focus distance
0.35 m (1.15 ft)
Maximum Magnification ratio (x)
Filter Diameter (mm)
55 mm
308 g (10.9 oz)

What's in the Box

Lens hood (ALC-SH127: petal shape, bayonet type), Lens front cap, Lens rear cap, Case

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