Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR II Review

4.0
February 25, 2014 | Mark Goldstein |

Specifications

Type Type G AF-S DX lens with built-in CPU and F mount
Focal length 18-55mm
Maximum aperture f/3.5-5.6
Minimum aperture f/22-36
Lens construction 11 elements in 8 groups (including 1 aspherical lens elements)
Angle of view 76° - 28°50′
Focusing Autofocus controlled by Silent Wave Motor and separate focus ring for manual focus
Minimum focus distance AF: 0.28 m (0.92 ft) from focal plane at all zoom positions. MF: 0.25 m (0.82 ft) from focal plane at all zoom positions
Maximum reproduction ratio AF: 0.31x (at 55 mm). MF: 0.36x (at 55 mm)
No. of diaphragm blades 7 (rounded diaphragm opening)
Diaphragm Fully automatic
Aperture range 18 mm focal length: f/3.5 to 22. 55 mm focal length: f/5.6 to 36. The minimum aperture displayed may vary depending on the size of the exposure increment selected with the camera.
Filter-attachment size 52 mm (P = 0.75 mm)
Dimensions Approx. 66 mm maximum diameter x 59.5 mm (distance from camera lens mount flange when lens is retracted)
Weight Approx. 195 g (6.9 oz)

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