A lightweight DX-format zoom youll want to take with you every day.
With its useful wide-angle to normal zoom range and compact build, this is an
excellent walk-around lens. Keep it with you and youll be ready to tackle a
whole host of everyday situations. The lens focuses fast and is ideal for
shooting video, so you can comfortably capture everything from candid portraits
to family sporting events and action-packed HD movies.
The streamlined design keeps the lens compact and comfortable for everyday
carry. You can even retract the barrel when its not in use for superior
Everyday life: compact, lightweight 3.1x zoom lens
Covers the popular 18-55mm focal length range (35mm equivalent: 27-82.5mm) with
f/3.5-5.6 maximum aperture. From portraits to landscapes, this lens is perfect
for capturing all kinds of photos. Its also ideal for shooting HD movies.
Smooth, fast autofocus: Nikons Stepping Motor
Nikons new Stepping Motor focuses quickly and is ideal for shooting movies.
Thanks to the new motor, this lens performs more quietly and is even faster than
its predecessor. When zooming in to capture a photo, you can bring subjects into
focus instantly and with absolute precision. When youre shooting video footage,
the motor allows you to smoothly shift focus from subject to subject with
practically no drive noise.
Nikon quality images
This DX-format NIKKOR lens is specifically designed to make the most of your
Nikon D-SLRs high pixel count and advanced image sensor. Two aspherical lens
elements minimize spherical aberration and other forms of distortion for
high-resolution photos and movies with vivid color, striking contrast, and crisp
Switch between Auto Focus and Manual Focus using the camera menu*. With no
switches on the lens barrel itself, theres no chance of accidentally changing
settings when you want to take the shot.
The portable lens for everyday use
Ultra-compact and lightweight, this is an ideal walk-around lens. The lens
body weighs just 195 g, and you can retract it to a mere 62.5 mm when its not
in use, making it easier to carry with you everywhere you go.