Popular zoom lens with high quality optics designed for use with Nikon DX Format SLRs. Its 3X zoom provides superb versatility in a wide variety of shooting situations. Equipped with Nikon’s exclusive Silent Wave Motor (SWM) for super-quiet operation.
Popular zoom range coverage from 18 to 55mm (35mm equivalent: 27-82.5mm), perfect for everything from everyday images to breathtaking landscape shots.
Vibration Reduction (VR) stabilization system enables more flexible hand-held shooting and lets you shoot at up to 3* stops faster.
Exceptionally high optical performance: designed specifically for use with Nikon DX format digital SLR sensors.
Aspherical lens elements minimize spherical aberration, astigmatism, and other forms of distortion, while ensuring high resolution and contrast.
Nikon's exclusive SWM (Silent Wave Motor) for fast, precise, and super-quiet operation.
Outstanding cost performance.
11 elements in 8 groups (1 aspherical lens element)
Angle of view
76° - 28°50'
Minimum focus distance
0.28m/0.9ft (throughout the entire focal range)
Maximum reproduction ratio
No. of diaphragm blades
Filter attachment size
Diameter x length (extension from lens mount)
Approximately 73 x 79.5 mm/2.9 x 3.1 in.
Approximately 265 g/9.4 oz.
52mm snap-on front lens cap LC-52