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Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L USM versus Sony Vario-Sonnar T* 16-35mm F2.8 ZA SSM versus Nikkor AF-S Nikkor 16-35mm f/4G ED VR

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Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L USM

DxOMark Score

Best at f=20mm & f/2.8[?]
18

Lens Metric Scores

Sharpness
[?]
12P-Mpix
Transmission
[?]
3.4TStop
Distortion
[?]
0.5%
Vignetting
[?]
-1.3EV
Chr. aberration
[?]
30µm
dxomark
Sony Vario-Sonnar T* 16-35mm F2.8 ZA SSM

DxOMark Score

Best at f=28mm & f/2.8[?]
19

Lens Metric Scores

Sharpness
[?]
11P-Mpix
Transmission
[?]
3.3TStop
Distortion
[?]
0.4%
Vignetting
[?]
-1.5EV
Chr. aberration
[?]
10µm
dxomark
Nikon AF-S Nikkor 16-35mm f/4G ED VR

DxOMark Score

Best at f=24mm & f/4[?]
19

Lens Metric Scores

Sharpness
[?]
13P-Mpix
Transmission
[?]
4.6TStop
Distortion
[?]
0.5%
Vignetting
[?]
-1.2EV
Chr. aberration
[?]
9µm
dxomark
Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L USM
Announced2001-12-01 
Indicative price (USD) 1674 
Aperturef/2.8  
Focal range (mm) 16 - 35  
Filter diameter (mm) 77 
Max diameter (mm) 83.5 
Mount typeCanon EF  
StabilizationNo  
AF MotorUSM  
Zoom typeRing  
Rotating front elementNo  
Tripod mountNo  
ColorBlack  
Full-Time manual focusYes  
Number of lenses14  
Number of groups10  
Diaphragm blades7  
Circular apertureNo  
Length (mm)103  
Weight (gr)600  

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Sony Vario-Sonnar T* 16-35mm F2.8 ZA SSM
Announced2009-01-01 
Indicative price (USD) 1599 
Aperturef/2.8  
Focal range (mm) 16 - 35  
Filter diameter (mm) 77 
Max diameter (mm) 83 
Mount typeSony Alpha  
StabilizationNo  
AF MotorSSM  
Zoom typeRing  
Rotating front elementNo  
Tripod mountNo  
ColorBlack  
Full-Time manual focusYes  
Number of lenses17  
Number of groups13  
Diaphragm blades9  
Circular apertureYes  
Length (mm)114  
Weight (gr)900  

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Nikon AF-S Nikkor 16-35mm f/4G ED VR
Announced2010-02-01 
Indicative price (USD) 1260 
Aperturef/4  
Focal range (mm) 16 - 35  
Filter diameter (mm) 77 
Max diameter (mm) 82.5 
Mount typeNikon F FX  
StabilizationYes  
AF MotorSWM  
Zoom typeRing  
Rotating front elementNo  
Tripod mountNo  
ColorBlack  
Full-Time manual focusYes  
Number of lenses17  
Number of groups12  
Diaphragm blades9  
Circular apertureYes  
Length (mm)125  
Weight (gr)680  

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in P-Mpix
Focal: 16 - 20 - 24 - 28 - 35
 
Focal: 16 - 20 - 28 - 35
 
Focal: 16 - 20 - 24 - 28 - 35
Aperture: 0
 
Aperture: 0
 
Aperture: 0
Focal: 16 - 20 - 24 - 28 - 35
 
Focal: 16 - 20 - 28 - 35
 
Focal: 16 - 20 - 24 - 28 - 35

in EV

in EV
Focal: 16 - 20 - 24 - 28 - 35
 
Focal: 16 - 20 - 28 - 35
 
Focal: 16 - 20 - 24 - 28 - 35
Aperture: 2.8 - 4 - 5.6 - 8 - 11 - 22
 
Aperture: 2.8 - 5.6 - 8 - 11 - 22
 
Aperture: 4 - 5.6 - 8 - 11 - 22

in micrometer