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Nikon Z DX 16-50mm F3.5-6.3 VR Nikkor Lens (Nikon Z)

Nikon Z DX 16-50mm F3.5-6.3 VR Nikkor Lens (Nikon Z)

Highlights: • 16-50MM WIDE-ANGLE ZOOM
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Nikon Z DX 16–50mm F3.5–6.3 VR Nikkor Lens (Nikon Z)
Nikon Z DX 16-50mm F3.5-6.3 VR Nikkor Lens (Nikon Z)
Product Code: JMA706DA
Barcode/EAN: 4960759900159

Ultra-portable mirrorless wide-angle zoom lens

Here. There. Everywhere. With its versatile focal length range, this fast-focusing wide-angle zoom makes a superb walkaround lens. From daily explorations to big adventures, you get the freedom to capture brilliant photos and movies. Moment to moment.

Don’t hold back

Thanks to the wide Nikon Z mount, this DX mirrorless lens captures wide-angle to portrait views with more detail, depth, and colour. Show just how stunning the city skyline looks. Nail un-posed group shots, or candid street shots that capture the feeling of the moment. Try it when filming: you’ll be amazed how steady the footage is.

Inside scenes

The wide end of the zoom range is tailor-made for shooting in cramped spaces. A minimum focus distance of just 0.2 m lets you focus sharply on close-up details.

Candid moments

From bold expressions to fleeting gestures, you’ll capture brilliant detail even when you shoot in low light. Bokeh is smooth, for beautifully blurred backgrounds.

Movies to love

This lens lets you move from scene-setting wide shots to close-ups with ease. You’ll capture 4K footage that’s sharp and steady, even if you’re filming while walking.

Right here. Right now.

Photos or movies, this NIKKOR Z lens excels in the moment. In-lens Vibration Reduction lets you shoot at shutter speeds up to 4.5 stops slower than otherwise possible.¹ You can capture clearer photos as daylight fades, or film without the unwanted effects of camera shake. Focusing is fast and virtually silent.


The silent control ring can be used for key functions including manual focus, aperture control (great for fading in or out during video recording), or exposure compensation.


Never miss a shooting opportunity. The button-free retractable-lens mechanism is quick and easy to use. You simply extend or retract the lens by rotating the zoom ring.


This DX mirrorless zoom weighs just 135 grams and is flat as a pancake when retracted. When you retract the lens, it locks in place so it won’t extend unexpectedly.

Nikon Z mount
Focal length
16-50 mm
Maximum aperture
f/3.5 to 6.3
Minimum aperture
f/22 to 40
Lens construction
9 elements in 7 groups (including 1 ED element and 4 aspherical elements)
Angle of view
83° to 31° 30' (DX image area)
Focal length scale
Graduated in millimeters (16, 24, 35, 50)
Focusing system
Internal focusing system
Minimum focus distance
16 mm zoom position: 0.25 m (0.82 ft), 24 mm zoom position: 0.2 m (0.66 ft), 35 mm zoom position: 0.23 m (0.76 ft), 50 mm zoom position: 0.3 m (0.99 ft) (measured from focal plane)
Maximum reproduction ratio
Approximately 0.2x
Vibration reduction
Yes. Lens shift using voice coil motors (VCMs)
No. of diaphragm blades
7 (rounded diaphragm opening)
Filter attachment size
46 mm (P = 0.75 mm)
Diameter x length (extension from lens mount)
Approx. 70 mm/2.8 in. maximum diameter x 32 mm/1.3 in. (distance from camera lens mount flange when lens is retracted)
Approx. 135 g (4.8 oz.)
Internal focusing
Auto, Manual
Supplied accessories
LC-46B 46 mm Snap-on Front Lens Cap, LF-N1 Rear Lens Cap