AF-S NIKKOR 24-120mm f/4G ED VR (5x)

  • AF-S NIKKOR 24-120mm f/4G ED VR (5x)

Key Features

  • Standard 5x zoom lens covering 24-120mm focal range with a constant maximum aperture of f/4
  • Vibration Reduction (VR) provides the equivalent of a shutter speed 3.5 stops* faster; two modes are available - Normal and Active
    • *Based on CIPA Standard. This value is achieved when attached to an FX-format digital SLR camera, with zoom set at the maximum telephoto position.
  • Nano Crystal Coat virtually eliminates internal lens element reflections to effectively reduce ghost and flare
  • Two ED (Extra-low Dispersion) glass and three aspherical lens elements minimize lens aberrations for superior picture quality
  • Two focus modes selectable - M/A and M


Focal length


Maximum aperture


Minimum aperture


Lens construction

17 elements in 13 groups (with two ED glass and three aspherical lens elements, and Nano Crystal Coat)

Angle of view

84°- 20°20′ (61°- 13°20′ with Nikon DX format)

Minimum focus distance

0.45 m/1.5 ft. (throughout the entire zoom range)

Maximum reproduction ratio


No. of diaphragm blades

9 (rounded)

Filter-attachment size


Diameter x length
(extension from lens mount)

Approximately 84 x 103.5 mm/3.3 x 4.1 in.


Approximately 710 g/25 oz.

Supplied accessories

77mm Snap-on Front Lens Cap LC-77, Rear Lens Cap LF-4, Bayonet Hood HB-53, Flexible Lens Pouch CL-1218

MTF Chart




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

Lens Construction

  • Aspherical lens elements
  • ED glass elements
  • Super ED glass elements