Nikon VR (Vibration Reduction) image stabilization Vibration Reduction is engineered specifically for each VR NIKKOR lens and enables handheld shooting at up to 3 shutter speeds slower than would otherwise be possible, assuring dramatically sharper images.
ED-(Extra-low Dispersion) glass element Minimizes chromatic aberration for superior image quality
Aspherical lens element Virtually eliminates coma and other types of lens aberration, further improving image integrity
Nikon Super Integrated Coating (SIC) Enhances light transmission and offers superior color consistency and reduced flare
Exclusive Nikon Silent Wave Motor (SWM) Enables fast, accurate, and quiet autofocus
Close focusing to 1.48 feet
Rounded 7-blade diaphragm Renders more natural appearance of out-of-focus image elements
Engineered for Nikon DX-format D-SLRs Optical formula optimized for use with Nikon DX-format digital SLRs rendering picture angles range approximating the perspective of a 27-157.5mm lens on a Nikon FX-format digital SLR or a 35mm film camera