Ultra-compact and lightweight zoom lens with high quality optics designed for use with the Nikon DX Format Digital SLRs. Its 3X zoom provides superb versatility in a wide variety of shooting situations
Popular zoom range coverage from 18 to 55mm (35mm equivalent: 27-82.5mm), perfect for everything from everyday images to breathtaking landscape shots.
Exceptionally high optical performance designed specifically for use with Nikon digital SLR sensors.
Nikon's exclusive SWM (Silent Wave Motor) for fast, precise, and super-quiet operation.
ED glass and aspherical lens elements minimize chromatic aberration, astigmatism, and other forms of distortion, while ensuring high resolution and contrast.
Focus Mode switch enables quick-switching between A (Autofocus) and M (Manual Focus).
7 Blade rounded diaphragm makes out-of-focus elements blend together smoothly for natural-looking backgrounds.
Outstanding cost performance.
7 elements in 5 groups (1 ED and 1 aspherical lens elements)
Angle of view
76° - 28°50'
Minimum focus distance
0.28m (through the entire focal range)
Maximum reproduction ratio
No. of diaphragm blades
Filter attachment size
Diameter x length (extension from lens mount)
Approximately 70.5 x 74 mm/2.8 x 2.9 in.
Approximately 205 g/7.2 oz.
52mm snap-on front lens cap LC-52