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Nikon 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G AF-S DX (VR) Vibration Reduction Lens - U.S.A. Warranty - Accessory Bundle with Pro Optic 52mm MC UV Filter, Lens Cap Leash, Professional Lens Cleaning Kit

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About the Nikon 18-55mm

The AF-S DX-NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR, a lens featuring a built-in Silent Wave Motor and Vibration Reduction (VR). The AF-S DX-NIKKOR 18- 55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR is an affordable, and compact, 3x zoom lens with amazing versatility. This new lens will provide enhanced shooting flexibility as the latest addition to the Nikon DX-NIKKOR lens lineup.

Nikon 18-55mm Includes

  • 52mm Front Lens Cap
  • Rear Lens Cap
  • Nikon 5 Year USA Warranty
  • Pro Optic 52mm UV (Ultra Violet) MC Glass Filter
  • Lens Cap Leash
  • Professional Lens Cleaning Kit

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Cons:
Slow focus (6) , Weak casing (5) , Weak casing (4) , Poor in low light (4) , Slow focus (4) , Poor in low light (3) , Weak casing (3)
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Nikon 18-55mm Features

  • 3x zoom lens covering the most frequently used focal range of 18 to 55mm (picture angle is equivalent to focal length from 27 to 82.5mm in Nikon FX or 35mm format)
  • Vibration Reduction enables sharper pictures while shooting at shutter speeds upto three stops slower than would otherwise be possible
  • Optical design, optimized for use with Nikon digital SLRs for superior performance
  • Hybrid aspherical lens element minimizes various types of lens aberration
  • High-performance Nikon Super Integrated Coating offers superior color reproduction, while substantially reducing ghosting and flare
  • Nikon's exclusive Silent Wave Motor ensures fast, quiet, autofocus operation
  • Rounded seven-blade diaphragm opening makes out-of-focus elements appear more natural
  • 0.28m/0.9 ft. closest focusing distance throughout the entire zoom range
  • Comfortable lens barrel features rugged construction; separate zoom and focusingrings provide the smooth operation preferred by professionals

Nikon 18-55mm Specifications

Construction 11 elements in 8 groups (with 1 aspherical lens element)
Camera Mount Type Nikon F
Format Compatibility Nikon DX
FX in DX Crop Mode
Note: DX lenses are not recommended for use with "full-frame" digital or 35mm film SLR cameras
Angle of view 76 degrees (@18mm) to 28 degrees, 50 minutes (@55mm)
F stop range Maximum Aperture: f/3.5-5.6
Minimum Aperture: f/22-36
Closest Focusing Distance 0.28m (11.4 inches) throughout the entire zoom range
Maximum Magnification .31x
Filter Size 52mm
Dimensions (Length x Diameter) Approx. 73mm x 79.5mm long (2.9 in. x 3.1 in.)
Weight Approx. 265g (9.3 oz.)
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