The first remarkably affordable high-magnification zoom lens, which has been designed specifically for use with Nikon digital SLR sensors, offers exceptionally high-quality optical performance. This compact and lightweight 7.5x zoom lens has a focal length of 18-135mm, which makes it suitable for a wide variety of situations ranging from tight sports, action and portraits to wideangle landscapes. ED (Extra-low Dispersion) glass and two hybrid aspherical lens elements ensure superb optical performance and high-resolution high-contrast images. Nikon's exclusive compact SWM (Silent Wave Motor), which is built into the lens, offers smooth and exceptionally quiet and fast autofocus performance.
High-power zoom lens: 7.5x zoom range 8mm to 135mm focal range (35mm equivalent: 27-202.5mm).
ED glass and two hybrid aspherical lens elements minimize chromatic aberration, astigmatism and other forms of distortion, while ensuring high resolution and contrast.
Compact SWM (Silent Wave Motor) enables fast, quiet automatic focusing with quick and convenient switching between autofocus and manual operation.
Seven-blade rounded diaphragm makes out-of-focus elements appear more smoothly.
Focus options — Automatic [A] and Manual [M]: After focus has been achieved by AF-S operation, focus can be manually adjusted with the lens’ mode switch set to A.
IF (Internal Focusing) design for fixed lens length and non-rotating front element; allows the use of circular polarizing filters and lens-mounted flash accessories.
Lens Construction Elements / Groups
Closest Marked Focusing Distance [m]
Filter Attachment Size [mm]
Dimensions Dia x Length (extension from lens mount), [mm]
Approx. Φ73.5 × 86.5mm