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Nikon Nikkor AF-S DX 16-85 mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR

2 October 2009
Arkadiusz Olech

10. Autofocus



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The Nikkor 16-85 VR was equipped with an ultrasonic SWM motor - during its work you can hear just some quiet elements shuffling. When it comes to its quickness you can hardly express any reservations – it’s after all an amateur class lens. The Nikkor doesn’t break any records here but its performance is sufficient for a daily usage. We can’t flaw the accuracy either. In studio conditions the mechanism missed in less than 4% of shoots which we consider a very good result. We also didn’t notice any clear frontfocus or backfocus tendency.

Nikon Nikkor AF-S DX 16-85 mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR - Autofocus