5 January 2016

Two all new Nikon AF-P 18-55 DX lenses (with and without VR)

Nikon has announced two new 18-55 DX lenses. These new lenses have a new denomination: AF-P, which indicates a new stepper motor technique allowing for fast and quiet autofocusing.

The lens comes in two flavours, one with and one without Vibration Redution (VR).

The full technical specifications of the AF-P DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f:3.5-5.6G and AF-P DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f:3.5-5.6G VR lens:

  • Mount: F-mount
  • Format: DX
  • Focal length: 18–55mm
  • Filter size: 55mm
  • Maximum aperture: f/3.5 – f/5.6
  • Minimum aperture: f/22 – f/38
  • Lens construction: 12 elements in 9 groups with 2 aspherical lens elements
  • Angle of view: 76° to 28° 50' (DX)
  • Minimum focus distance: 0.25m (0.9ft), from focal plane at all zoom positions
  • VR (Vibration Reduction): Yes (VR lens version only, of course)
  • Diaphragm blades: 7 (rounded diaphragm opening)
  • Diaphragm: Fully automatic
  • Metering: Full aperture
  • Dimensions: ±64.5 mm maximum diameter x 62.5 mm
  • Weight: ±205g (7.3 oz.)
  • Autofocus: Yes
  • Internal focusing: Yes
  • Focus mode: Manual/Auto
  • Focus distance indicator: Yes
  • Focal length scale: Graduated in millimetres (18, 24, 35, 45, 55)
  • Zoom: Manual zoom using independent zoom ring
  • Supplied accessories: 55 mm snap-on Front Lens Cap, LC-55A Rear Lens Cap

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