Two Nikon AF-P DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G Lenses Announced

nikon_dx_af-p18-55mm lensesNikon has just announced two new DX Lenses for APS-C cameras: AF-P DX Nikkor 18-55mm F/3.5-5.6G and AF-P Nikkor 18-55mm F/3.5-5.6G VR lens.


AF-P DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR and AF-P DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G Primary Features

  • “AF-P” lenses that achieve fast and quiet AF with adoption of a stepping motor for AF drive operation
  • Compact and lightweight 3.1x 18-55mm (effective angles of view equivalent to those of a lens with 27-82.5mm focal lengths in 35mm [135] format) normal zoom lenses utilizing a retractable barrel and compatible with the Nikon DX format
  • Adoption of aspherical lens elements (2) achieves superior optical performance with which various types of aberration are effectively suppressed
  • Equipped with a vibration reduction (VR) mechanism offering camera shake compensation equivalent to a 4.0-stop* (with testing in accordance with CIPA standards) increase in shutter speed (AF-P DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR)
  • *At the maximum telephoto position when a digital SLR camera equipped with an APS-C size image sensor is used.
Focal length 18-55 mm
Maximum aperture f/3.5-5.6
Minimum aperture f/22-38
Lens construction 12 elements in 9 groups (including two asphericallens elements)
Angle of view 76° – 28°50′
Minimum focus distance 0.25 m/0.9 ft from focal plane
Maximum reproduction ratio 0.38x
No. of diaphragm blades 7 (rounded diaphragm opening)
Filter-attachment size

55 mm (P = 0.75 mm)

Diameter x length
(distance from camera lens mount flange)
Approximately 64.5mm maximum diameter x 62.5 mm (distance from camera lens mount flange)
Weight Approximately 205 g/7.3 oz
Supplied accessories LC-55A 55mm snap-on Front Lens Cap, Rear Lens Cap
Compatible accessories 55 mm screw-on filters, HB-N106 Bayonet Hood, CL-0815 Lens Case, LF-4 Rear Lens Cap
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