AF Zoom-Nikkor 28-80mm f/3.3-5.6G (2.9x)

Key Features

  • Ultracompact and lightweight
  • Hybrid-type aspherical lens elements for higher optical performance
  • Focuses down to 0.35m
  • Seven-blade rounded diaphragm achieves a natural blur for out-of-focus elements


Focal length
28, 35, 50, 80mm
Maximum aperture
Minimum aperture
Lens construction
6 elements in 6 groups (1 aspherical lens)
Picture angle
74° - 30°10' [53° - 20° with Nikon digital cameras (Nikon DX format)]
Closest focusing distance
Maximum reproduction ratio
No. of diaphragm blades
7 (rounded)
Filter/attachment sized
Diameter x length
(extension from the camera’s lens-mount flange)
66.5×64 mm
Supplied accessories
58mm snap-on front lens cap, Rear lens cap LF-1
  • Specifications are subject to change without any notice or obligation on the part of the manufacturer.

MTF Chart


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

Lens Construction

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