Popular zoom lens for use with FX-format SLRs.
Offering a highly convenient combination of broad focal range and compact build, this is a great walkabout lens.
The 24–85mm range easily covers the most commonly used focal lengths from wide-angle up to telephoto. Nikon’s Vibration Reduction system ensures sharp, steady images. ED glass elements help deliver stunning sharpness and contrast, even at maximum aperture.
FX-format standard zoom lens with 24–85mm focal range (36–127.5mm when used with a Nikon DX-format SLR).
Vibration Reduction (VRII) system enables more stable handheld shooting and lets you shoot at shutter speeds up to 4.0* stops slower.
Nikon Super Integrated Coating greatly reduces ghosting and flare and ensures outstanding color reproduction.
Designed specifically for use with Nikon FX-format digital SLR sensors.
ED (extra-low dispersion) glass and three aspherical lens elements ensure high resolution and contrast while minimizing aberrations and distortions.
SWM (Silent Wave Motor) for quiet and accurate autofocus.
Two focus modes: M/A (manual-priority autofocus) and M (manual focus).
Lightweight and compact body.
Weather-sealed rubber lens mount.
16 elements in 11 groups (including 1 ED glass and 3 aspherical lens elements)
Angle of view
84° - 28°30' (61° - 18°50' with Nikon DX format)
Minimum focus distance
0.38 m/1.25 ft (from focal plane)
Maximum reproduction ratio
No. of diaphragm blades
Filter attachment size
Diameter x length (extension from lens mount)
Approximately 78 x 82 mm/3.1 x 3.2 in.
Approximately 465 g /16.4 oz
72 mm snap-on Front Lens Cap LC-72, Rear Lens Cap LF-4, Bayonet Hood HB-63, Flexible Lens Pouch CL-1118