• Compact and versatile 5X FX-format standard zoom lens with f/4
maximum aperture
Perfect for landscapes, portraits, weddings and distant subjects offering a
constant maximum aperture to maintain exposure settings throughout the
entire zoom range and VR II Image Stabilization.
• Extended range on Nikon DX-format D-SLR cameras
Angle of view is equivalent to a focal length of 36-180mm in FX/35mm format.
• Nikon VR II (Vibration Reduction) Image Stabilization
Vibration Reduction, engineered specifically for each VR NIKKOR lens,
enables handheld shooting at up to 4 shutter speeds slower than would
otherwise be possible, assuring dramatically sharper still images and video
• Nano Crystal Coat
Further reduces ghosting and interior flare across a wide range of
wavelengths for even greater image clarity.
• 2 Extra-low Dispersion (ED) Elements
Offers superior sharpness and color correction by effectively minimizing
chromatic aberration, even at the widest aperture setting.
• 3 Aspherical Lens Elements
Aspherical lens elements virtually eliminate coma and other types of
aberration, even when shooting at the widest available aperture.
• M/A Focus Mode Switch
Enables quick changes between manual and autofocus operation

August 2010