• Versatile 10.7x FX-format zoom lens with ED glass and
VR II image stabilization
Versatile zoom lens offers a broad focal length range that’s perfect for travel,
landscapes, portraits and distant subjects.
• Optimized for edge to edge sharpness on both FX and DX-format D-SLRs
DX-format D-SLR angle of view is equivalent to a focal length of 42-450mm 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 capture.
• 2 Extra-low Dispersion (ED) Elements
Offers superior sharpness and color correction by effectively minimizing chromatic
aberration, even at the widest aperture settings.
• 3 Aspherical Lens Elements
Virtually eliminates coma and other aberrations, even at wide apertures.
• Exclusive Nikon Silent Wave Motor (SWM)
Enables fast, accurate and quiet autofocus
• M/A Focus Mode Switch
Enables quick changes between manual and autofocus operation.
• Internal Focus (IF)
Provides fast and quiet autofocus without changing the length of the lens, retaining
working distance throughout the focus range.
• Nikon Super Integrated Coating (SIC)
Enhances light transmission efficiency and offers superior color consistency and
reduced flare.
• Zoom Lock Switch
Secures the lens barrel at its minimum focal length preventing the lens from
extending during transport.
• Focus to 18 inches at any focal length
Extends versatility
• Rounded 9-Blade Diaphragm
Renders more natural appearance of out-of-focus image areas.

August 2010