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AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR (5.8x)

High-power 5.8x zoom DX-NIKKOR lens with SWM and VR function

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  • VR
  • SWM
  • ED
  • AS
  • A-M
  • IF

Key Features

  • DX-format, high-power 5.8x zoom lens with focal length ranging from 18 to 105mm
  • Broad picture angle range approximates the perspective of a 27-157.5mm lens on a 35mm-format film camera or Nikon FX-format digital SLR
  • Covers diverse shooting situations from wide-angle landscapes and interiors to portraiture and medium-range sports
  • Vibration Reduction assures sharper handheld pictures while shooting at shutter speeds up to 3.5 stops* slower than would otherwise be possible
    • *Based on CIPA Standard. This value is achieved when attached to a DX-format digital SLR camera, with zoom set at the maximum telephoto position.
  • Built-in Silent Wave Motor delivers quiet, swift autofocus with superior accuracy
  • High-performance optical system featuring an ED glass element and an aspherical lens element realizes superior image reproduction capability
  • The rounded 7-blade diaphragm opening renders out-of-focus elements more naturally
  • Leather texture matches Nikon digital SLR’s body high-quality exterior design

Specifications

Focal length
18-105mm
Maximum aperture
f/3.5-5.6
Minimum aperture
f/22-38
Lens construction
15 elements in 11 groups (with one ED glass element and one aspherical lens element)
Picture angle
76° - 15°20’
Closest focusing distance
0.45 m/1.48 ft. (throughout entire zoom range)
Maximum reproduction ratio
1/5
No. of diaphragm blades
7 (rounded)
Filter/attachment size
67mm
Diameter x length
(extension from lens mount)
Appproximately 76 x 89 mm/2.9 x 3.5 in.
Weight
Approximately 420 g/14.8 oz.
Supplied accessories
67mm snap-on front lens cap LC-67, Rear lens cap LF-1, Bayonet hood HB-32, Flexible lens pouch CL-1018

MTF Chart

Wide
Tele

Spatial Frequencies
S: Sagittal
M: Meridional
10 lines/mm
30 lines/mm

Lens Construction

: Aspherical lens elements
: ED glass elements
: Super ED glass elements