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Best Buy customers often prefer the following products when searching for lightweight lenses.

A camera lens is the single most important component of your camera. It's what captures the image that will be stored in your memory card, printed on photo paper, or shared on social media. Browse the top-ranked list of lightweight lenses below along with associated reviews and opinions.

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  1. Canon - RF24-240mm F4-6.3 IS USM Standard Zoom Lens for EOS R-Series Cameras - Black - Front_Zoom

    Product Description

    Capture and preserve special life moments with this Canon RF 24-240mm f/4-6.3 IS USM lens. Lightweight and compact, this 10x zoom lens is perfect for travel and routine photography. Canon's RF 24-240mm f/4-6.3 IS USM lens offers the broad range required to spend less time exchanging lenses and more time capturing remarkable photos plus videos.
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    Capture and preserve special life moments with this Canon RF 24-240mm f/4-6.3 IS USM lens. Lightweight and compact, this 10x zoom lens is perfect for travel and routine photography. Canon's RF 24-240mm f/4-6.3 IS USM lens offers the broad range required to spend less time exchanging lenses and more time capturing remarkable photos plus videos.
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  2. Fujifilm - XF27mmF2.8 R WR Lens - Black - Front_Zoom

    Model: 16670168
    SKU: 6459456
    Top comment

    "This lens is fantastic! Super tiny and lightweight form factor, beautifully sharp image quality, conveniently marked aperture ring, and weather-sealed construction. ...Best travel lens! Lightweight and compact is where it thrives! ...Best compact lens!"

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    If you want to frame the perfect moment, you need to be ready for it and that means having your camera by your side at all times. With its versatile 41mm equivalent focal length, wide F2.8 aperture, and extremely compact, lightweight design, XF27mmF2.8 R WR allows you to do just that. Consisting of seven elements in five groups, measuring just .9in (23mm) deep and weighing as little as 2.9oz (84g), the lens’s combination of quality and portability is perfect for street photographers and everyday creators documenting the day-to-day experiences that make life special. XF27mmF2.8 R WR also benefits from dust- and weather-resistance, so you can make the most of any situation, while the near-silent autofocus and easy-to-use aperture ring with its aperture lock, guarantee you can create with complete confidence and minimal distractions. All this comes together to ensure that, while the lens itself may not get noticed, the pictures you make certainly will.
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    "This lens is fantastic! Super tiny and lightweight form factor, beautifully sharp image quality, conveniently marked aperture ring, and weather-sealed construction. ...Best travel lens! Lightweight and compact is where it thrives! ...Best compact lens!"

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    If you want to frame the perfect moment, you need to be ready for it and that means having your camera by your side at all times. With its versatile 41mm equivalent focal length, wide F2.8 aperture, and extremely compact, lightweight design, XF27mmF2.8 R WR allows you to do just that. Consisting of seven elements in five groups, measuring just .9in (23mm) deep and weighing as little as 2.9oz (84g), the lens’s combination of quality and portability is perfect for street photographers and everyday creators documenting the day-to-day experiences that make life special. XF27mmF2.8 R WR also benefits from dust- and weather-resistance, so you can make the most of any situation, while the near-silent autofocus and easy-to-use aperture ring with its aperture lock, guarantee you can create with complete confidence and minimal distractions. All this comes together to ensure that, while the lens itself may not get noticed, the pictures you make certainly will.
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  3. NIKKOR Z 24-70mm f/4 S Standard Zoom Lens for Nikon Z Cameras - Black - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Excellent lens. Still learning. Lens is lightweight....Nice lightweight lens with very good image quality."

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    Capture everything from wide-angle views to close-ups with this 24-70mm Nikon NIKKOR Z zoom lens. A constant f/4 max aperture allows consistent exposure at any zoom setting, while the new optical formula provides faithful color reproduction with virtually no flare or chromatic aberration. This lightweight Nikon NIKKOR Z zoom lens is durable for everyday use.
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    "Excellent lens. Still learning. Lens is lightweight....Nice lightweight lens with very good image quality."

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    Capture everything from wide-angle views to close-ups with this 24-70mm Nikon NIKKOR Z zoom lens. A constant f/4 max aperture allows consistent exposure at any zoom setting, while the new optical formula provides faithful color reproduction with virtually no flare or chromatic aberration. This lightweight Nikon NIKKOR Z zoom lens is durable for everyday use.
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  4. FE 40mm F2.5 G Full-frame Ultra-compact G Lens for Sony Alpha E-mount Cameras - Black - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "This is a sharp little lens, with a quick autofocus. The lens seems to be good and sharp all the way across the frame. ...Sharp, compact, lightweight, beautiful design...It is weightless when mounted on a camera, the ligthest lens i've known. The build quality it top notch, the focus ring is like using a real manual focus lens and the aperture ring is very satisfying and useful. "

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    The FE 40mm F2.5 G lens delivers high resolution and beautiful bokeh in an ultra-compact lightweight package, featuring aspherical lens elements for sharp detail across the entire image and an ED (Extra-low Dispersion) glass element to reduce chromatic aberration. Its dual linear autofocus motors keep up with the most demanding cameras for high speed AF tracking.
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    "This is a sharp little lens, with a quick autofocus. The lens seems to be good and sharp all the way across the frame. ...Sharp, compact, lightweight, beautiful design...It is weightless when mounted on a camera, the ligthest lens i've known. The build quality it top notch, the focus ring is like using a real manual focus lens and the aperture ring is very satisfying and useful. "

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    The FE 40mm F2.5 G lens delivers high resolution and beautiful bokeh in an ultra-compact lightweight package, featuring aspherical lens elements for sharp detail across the entire image and an ED (Extra-low Dispersion) glass element to reduce chromatic aberration. Its dual linear autofocus motors keep up with the most demanding cameras for high speed AF tracking.
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  5. Sony - E PZ 10-20mm F4 G APS-C constant aperture power zoom lens G lens - Black - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "First of all keep in mind why you are buying this lens. 1. Small and lightweight 2. Power Zoom lens. 3. 10mm The cons that everyone talks about 1. ...Camera lens...Works well for sony mirrorless cameras. Bought 3 lenses, forgot which one this was"

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    E PZ 10-20mm F4 G - Sony Alpha APS-C constant-aperture ultra-wide-angle power zoom lens with excellent G resolution and bokeh with versatile power zoom optimized for still and movie
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    "First of all keep in mind why you are buying this lens. 1. Small and lightweight 2. Power Zoom lens. 3. 10mm The cons that everyone talks about 1. ...Camera lens...Works well for sony mirrorless cameras. Bought 3 lenses, forgot which one this was"

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    E PZ 10-20mm F4 G - Sony Alpha APS-C constant-aperture ultra-wide-angle power zoom lens with excellent G resolution and bokeh with versatile power zoom optimized for still and movie
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  6. Canon - RF14-35mm F4L IS USM Ultra-Wide-Angle Zoom Lens for EOS R-Series Cameras - Black - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "A hidden gem in RF lenses...The focal length range makes it a very versatile lens....Lightweight and very sharp ultra wide angle lens for R series cameras."

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    Product Description

    Providing the ultimate combination of ultra wide-angle, L-series optics and compact construction, the RF14-35mm F4 L IS USM lens is an incredible complement to an EOS R series camera. This lens offers up to 5.5 stops* of shake correction for sharp images (up to 7 stops of correction when used on EOS R series cameras with In-Body Image Stabilization), and covers an entire wide-angle zoom range — from 14mm through 35mm — whether you shoot landscapes, videos, or architecture. Plus, optimized coatings to help minimize ghosting. The RF14-35mm F4 L IS USM distinguishes itself by maintaining incredibly high image quality, even at its constant f/4 maximum aperture. It also offers a minimum focusing distance of 7.9 in. / 0.2m at all focal lengths, and a maximum magnification of 0.38x (at 35mm), allowing you to open up a world of possibilities for creative expression. The RF14-35mm F4 L IS USM is an ideal and lightweight wide-angle companion, capable of high-quality, creative photos and video anywhere, or simply set up in the comfort of your home for vlogging or livestream purposes.
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    Top comment

    "A hidden gem in RF lenses...The focal length range makes it a very versatile lens....Lightweight and very sharp ultra wide angle lens for R series cameras."

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    Providing the ultimate combination of ultra wide-angle, L-series optics and compact construction, the RF14-35mm F4 L IS USM lens is an incredible complement to an EOS R series camera. This lens offers up to 5.5 stops* of shake correction for sharp images (up to 7 stops of correction when used on EOS R series cameras with In-Body Image Stabilization), and covers an entire wide-angle zoom range — from 14mm through 35mm — whether you shoot landscapes, videos, or architecture. Plus, optimized coatings to help minimize ghosting. The RF14-35mm F4 L IS USM distinguishes itself by maintaining incredibly high image quality, even at its constant f/4 maximum aperture. It also offers a minimum focusing distance of 7.9 in. / 0.2m at all focal lengths, and a maximum magnification of 0.38x (at 35mm), allowing you to open up a world of possibilities for creative expression. The RF14-35mm F4 L IS USM is an ideal and lightweight wide-angle companion, capable of high-quality, creative photos and video anywhere, or simply set up in the comfort of your home for vlogging or livestream purposes.
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  7. Fujifilm - XF 18mmF1.4R Standard Zoom Lens - Black - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Sharp open wide, lightweight, and has a pretty good close distance focus range. ...Great value for the quality of this lens...Even when shooting wide open the lens is incredibly sharp."

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    Product Description

    Get up close and wide open with Fujifilm’s versatile new prime lens – the high-quality, portable, and weather-resistant Fujifilm XF 18mm f/1.4R Standard Zoom Lens. With a focal length equivalent to 27mm, it’s the perfect choice for sprawling landscapes, the sights and sounds of the street, and everything else in between. Be ready for any creative outburst with lightning-fast autofocus, a wide F1.4 aperture, and weather resistance to allow for continued operation in dusty, moist, and freezing conditions. XF18mmF1.4 R LM WR is ready to be a constant companion, wherever your adventures take you, capable of extracting every last bit of detail from any X Series mirrorless camera.
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    Top comment

    "Sharp open wide, lightweight, and has a pretty good close distance focus range. ...Great value for the quality of this lens...Even when shooting wide open the lens is incredibly sharp."

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    Product Description

    Get up close and wide open with Fujifilm’s versatile new prime lens – the high-quality, portable, and weather-resistant Fujifilm XF 18mm f/1.4R Standard Zoom Lens. With a focal length equivalent to 27mm, it’s the perfect choice for sprawling landscapes, the sights and sounds of the street, and everything else in between. Be ready for any creative outburst with lightning-fast autofocus, a wide F1.4 aperture, and weather resistance to allow for continued operation in dusty, moist, and freezing conditions. XF18mmF1.4 R LM WR is ready to be a constant companion, wherever your adventures take you, capable of extracting every last bit of detail from any X Series mirrorless camera.
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  8. Sony - FE 50mm F1.4 GM Full-frame Large-aperture G Master Lens - Black - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Great Lens...The money saved is going towards either Sony's 70-200mm f/2.8 GM II or Sigma's version of it. (Not exactly lightweight lenses, but everyone should own a lens like that.) ...Love that it’s lightweight compared to the 50mm f1.2. It’s an all around great lens!"

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    Sony’s G Master lens technology delivers extraordinary resolution and bokeh in a compact, lightweight 50mm lens. With outstanding image-wide resolution and contrast from F1.4, this fast, responsive lens offers sharp realism for stills and movies that will satisfy users from advanced amateurs to the most discerning professionals.
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    "Great Lens...The money saved is going towards either Sony's 70-200mm f/2.8 GM II or Sigma's version of it. (Not exactly lightweight lenses, but everyone should own a lens like that.) ...Love that it’s lightweight compared to the 50mm f1.2. It’s an all around great lens!"

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    Product Description

    Sony’s G Master lens technology delivers extraordinary resolution and bokeh in a compact, lightweight 50mm lens. With outstanding image-wide resolution and contrast from F1.4, this fast, responsive lens offers sharp realism for stills and movies that will satisfy users from advanced amateurs to the most discerning professionals.
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  9. Sony - E 16-55mm F2.8 G Standard Zoom Lens for E-mount Cameras - Black - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "The best Lens versatile...I reviewed several lenses from Sony and Tamron but nothing comes close to this 17-55 mm lens. ...One of the best lenses from Sony very versatile I recommend this lens."

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    Sony E 16-55mm F2.8 G Standard Zoom Lens Capture a wide range of subjects for stunning portraits and everyday shots with this Sony E 16-55mm f/2.8 G lens. The Nano AR coating is flare and ghost-resistant for high-resolution crisp contrast, while the nine-blade circular aperture adds a more natural bokeh effect to your photos. This Sony E 16-55mm f/2.8 G lens features a compact and lightweight design for easy carrying.
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    "The best Lens versatile...I reviewed several lenses from Sony and Tamron but nothing comes close to this 17-55 mm lens. ...One of the best lenses from Sony very versatile I recommend this lens."

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    Sony E 16-55mm F2.8 G Standard Zoom Lens Capture a wide range of subjects for stunning portraits and everyday shots with this Sony E 16-55mm f/2.8 G lens. The Nano AR coating is flare and ghost-resistant for high-resolution crisp contrast, while the nine-blade circular aperture adds a more natural bokeh effect to your photos. This Sony E 16-55mm f/2.8 G lens features a compact and lightweight design for easy carrying.
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  10. NIKKOR Z 14-24mm f/2.8 S Zoom Lens for Nikon Z Cameras - Black - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Best super-wide lens...Reliable, high quality lens, even better than most prime lenses...Exceptional Lens, lightweight, durable, easy connection , & a go to Lens for Landscapes & Night Photography."

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    The views through the NIKKOR Z 14-24mm f/2.8 S are simply epic. Ultra-wide perspectives that challenge our sense of scale. Clarity that transports you. A level of detail you have to see to believe. All in the shortest, lightest and most versatile 14-24mm f/2.8 constant aperture zoom available. Optimized for landscapes, cityscapes, night skies, architecture, interiors and environmental portraits—this is the lens for taking it all in.
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    "Best super-wide lens...Reliable, high quality lens, even better than most prime lenses...Exceptional Lens, lightweight, durable, easy connection , & a go to Lens for Landscapes & Night Photography."

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    The views through the NIKKOR Z 14-24mm f/2.8 S are simply epic. Ultra-wide perspectives that challenge our sense of scale. Clarity that transports you. A level of detail you have to see to believe. All in the shortest, lightest and most versatile 14-24mm f/2.8 constant aperture zoom available. Optimized for landscapes, cityscapes, night skies, architecture, interiors and environmental portraits—this is the lens for taking it all in.
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