Powerful zoom with Vibration Reduction (VR).
VR operation offers the equivalent of using a shutter speed 2.0* stops faster (eight times) faster*
Vibration Reduction for the viewfinder is cancellable to conserve battery power
Panning is automatically detected
Three ED glass elements ensure superior optical performance
Nine bladed rounded diaphragm
17 elements in 11 groups (3 ED glass elements)
Angle of view
30°10' - 6°10' (20° - 4° with Nikon DX format)
Minimum focus distance
2.3 m / 7.5 ft
Maximum reproduction ratio
No. of diaphragm blades
Filter attachment size
Diameter x length (extension from lens mount)
Approximately 91 x 171 mm/3.6 x 6.7 in.
Approximately 1,360g/48.0 oz.
77mm snap-on front lens cap, Rear lens cap LF-1, Bayonet Hood HB-24, Soft Pouch CL-M1