Vario-Sonnar® T* 16-35 mm F2.8 ZA SSM

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Wide-angle zoom lens by ZEISS

ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T* 16–35 mm F2.8 ZA SSM (SAL1635Z)

Shoot spectacular scenery, bustling streets, and breathtaking interiors with this wide-angle lens, featuring a fast F2.8 constant aperture for low-light performance.

Full Frame

This 35 mm Full Frame lens works with Sony α cameras.

Carl Zeiss performance and quality
Crafted by ZEISS

Founded in 1846, ZEISS AG is legendary in the field of camera optics. Their lenses are renowned for exceptional clarity, brightness, resolution, and contrast.

Say goodbye to blur

Pair the lens with a camera by Sony featuring built-in SteadyShot™ image stabilization and you’ll enjoy smooth, blur-free results when shooting handheld.

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 minimize distortion while ED (Extra-low Dispersion) and Super ED glass elements provide superior contrast, resolution, and color fidelity.

Focus quickly and quietly

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

Hold button lets you lock focus
Lock focus in place

Want to lock focus at the current setting? No problem. Located on the lens barrel, the focus hold button is easy to reach so you can concentrate on getting the shot.

Specifications and Features

  • Very high quality, wide aperture zoom lens

  • Smooth, quiet AF operation with Super Sonic wave Motor

  • Three aspherical lens elements and two ED glass elements

  • Sharp depiction with minimized spherical aberration

  • T* coating on optical surfaces reduces flare and ghosting

Minimum Focus Distance
Maximum Magnification ratio (x)
Filter Diameter (mm)
77 mm
30.4 oz (860 g)

What's in the Box

Lens hood (ALC-SH106: petal shape, bayonet type), Lens front cap, Lens rear cap, Case

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