The Samsung S 16-50mm standard zoom lens is the latest in Samsung's premium lens series, for Smart NX mirrorless cameras.
The lens has a f/2-2.8 variable maximum aperture, and built in Optical Image Stabilisation. The lens weighs only 622g, which is not bad considering its maximum aperture and lens diameter. It also has an iFunction button, allowing you to quickly access a number of advanced camera and lens settings.
With a closest focus of 30cm, and quick autofocus which is virtually silent, the lens is ideal for a wide range of photographic subjects. The manual focusing ring has a smooth action and is well damped, making applying manual focus adjustments accurate and easy.
Samsung S 16-50mm f/2-2.8 ED OIS Sample Photos
With care the lens' built in OIS will enable you to take sharp images at around 4 stops slower than the usual rule of thumb would allow.
The lens received a 4 star 'Recommended' award in our review, as it has excellent sharpness when stopped down, fast silent autofocus, and very good build quality.
To find out more about this lens, take a look at our full, in depth review.