This compact and affordable 5.8x zoom NIKKOR lens offers remarkable versatility and covers a broad focal range of 18 to 105mm. When mounted on any DX-format Nikon digital SLR camera, the picture angle is equivalent to that produced by a 27 to 157.5mm focal length lens on a 35mm-format film camera or Nikon FX-format camera.
An ultra-compact Silent Wave Motor (SWM) built into the lens body ensures fast, quiet and accurate autofocus operation and complements the compact design for superb handling. Nikon's VR (Vibration Reduction) function, specifically engineered for each NIKKOR lens, gives photographers the ability to shoot handheld at shutter speeds up to three stops* slower than would otherwise be possible, thereby minimizing image blur caused by camera shake and delivering dramatically sharper pictures, especially in low-light conditions such as in interiors and at twilight.
DX-format, high-power 5.8x zoom lens with focal length ranging from 18 to 105mm
Broad picture angle range approximates the perspective of a 27-157.5mm lens on a 35mm-format film camera or Nikon FX-format digital SLR
Covers diverse shooting situations from wide-angle landscapes and interiors to portraiture and medium-range sports
Vibration Reduction assures sharper handheld pictures while shooting at shutter speeds up to three stops slower than would otherwise be possible
Built-in Silent Wave Motor delivers quiet, swift autofocus with superior accuracy
High-performance optical system featuring an ED glass element and an aspherical lens element realizes superior image reproduction capability
The rounded 7-blade diaphragm opening renders out-of-focus elements more naturally
Leather texture matches Nikon digital SLR's body high-quality exterior design
Lens Construction (Elements/Groups)
15/11 (1 ED glass element, 1 aspherical lens element)
Picture Angle with Nikon DX Format
76° - 15°20’
Closest focusing distance
0.45m (through the entire focal range)
Maximum reproduction ratio
Filter Attachment Size
Dimensions (approx.) (from the cameraâ€™s lens mounting flange)
76.0 x 89.0mm
Supplied Accessories (may differ by country or area)
Front lens cap LC-67, Rear lens cap LF-1, Bayonet hood HB-32, Flexible lens pouch CL-1018
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