Compact 3x zoom lens covering the most frequently used focal range of 18 to 55mm.
Optical design, optimized for use with Nikon DX-format D-SLRs for superior performance.
High-performance Nikon Super Integrated Coating (SIC) offers superior color reproduction, while substantially reducing ghosting and flare.
Rounded seven-blade diaphragm opening makes out-of-focus elements appear more natural.
Separate zoom and focusing rings ensure responsive operation.
Nikon VR (Vibration Reduction) Image Stabilization
Vibration Reduction, engineered specifically for each VR NIKKOR lens, enables handheld shooting at up to 3 shutter speeds slower than would otherwise be possible, assuring dramatically sharper still images and video capture.
Hybrid aspherical lens element minimizes various types of lens aberration.
Nikon’s exclusive Silent Wave Motor (SWM) ensures fast, quiet auto focus operation.
Close focusing distance to 0.9 feet (0.28 meters) throughout the entire zoom range.