1 NIKKOR VR 10-30mm f/3.5-5.6

Color Variation[[[Beige]]][[[Pink]]][[[Red]]][[[Khaki]]]
  • * Color availability may vary according to region.
  • * Some colors are available only for the kit lenses.

Key Features

  • Compact and lightweight with 3x standard zoom lens to cover practical focal length
  • Retractable Lens Mechanism increases portability
  • Design elements, colors, and materials are carefully chosen for the camera body design
  • Vibration Reduction (VR) enables sharper pictures when shooting telephoto subjects, dimly lit scenes and other handheld situations
  • Minimum focus distance of 20cm from focal plane at all zoom positions
  • Three aspherical lens elements

Quickly turn your camera on/off by manipulating the lens

Turn the camera on and off simply by extending and retracting the lens. You no longer need to press the power switch.

Note: This function is applicable only to 1 NIKKOR VR 30-110mm f/3.8-5.6, 1 NIKKOR VR 10-30mm f/3.5-5.6, and 1 NIKKOR 11-27.5mm f/3.5-5.6. Nikon J1/ V1 accommodate turning the power on only. You must use the latest version firmware.


Lens name
1 NIKKOR VR 10-30mm f/3.5-5.6
Lens construction (groups/elements)
Angle of view
77° to 29°40'
Number of diaphragm
7(rounded diaphragm opening)
Minimum f-stop
Minimum focus distance
from focal plane at all zoom positions
Maximum reproduction ratio
(35mm equivalent ratio)
Approx. 115 g (4.1oz)
Dia. x length
Approx. 57.5 x 42mm
(distance from camera lens mount flange when lens is retracted)
Filter-attachment size
Lens cap type
Lens hood
Lens case
Lens hood cap
  • *Lens hood names indicate type: HN for Screw-in, HR for Rubber Screw-in, HK for Slip-on, HS for Snap-on and HB for Bayonet.
  • *Specifications are subjects to change without notice.

MTF Chart


Spatial Frequencies
S: Sagittal
M: Meridional
20 lines/mm
60 lines/mm

Lens Construction

: Aspherical lens elements