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29-01-2013

AF-S NIKKOR 18-35mm f/3.5-4.5G ED

January 29, 2013

Superior optical performance that makes the most of digital-SLR cameras with high pixel count. A compact and lightweight Nikon ultra-wide-angle zoom lens that is compatible with the FX format and covers the 18-35mm range of focal lengths

TOKYO - Nikon Corporation is pleased to announce the release of the AF-S NIKKOR 18-35mm f/3.5-4.5G ED, an ultra-wide-angle zoom lens compatible with the FX format and offering approximately 1.9x magnification.

The AF-S NIKKOR 18-35mm f/3.5-4.5G ED is an ultra-wide-angle zoom lens that covers the ultra-wide to wide-angle 18-35mm range of focal lengths with a minimum focus distance of 28cm. This high-performance lens is equipped with two ED and three aspherical lens elements for superior optical performance, yet weighs just 385g and is compact enough for excellent portability. The AF-S NIKKOR 18-35mm f/3.5-4.5G ED is also equipped with a Silent Wave Motor (SWM) for quiet autofocusing, as well as two focus modes-autofocus with manual override (M/A) and manual focus (M)-for excellent functionality. This lens maximises the incredible performance of digital-SLR cameras with ultra-high pixel count, such as the D600, for superior rendering. In addition, its compact, lightweight size makes for an extremely portable FX-format system when used with the D600.

In 2012, Nikon expanded its camera lineup with the release of the D4, D800/D800E and D600 digital-SLR cameras. We are now working to expand our lineup of NIKKOR lenses that make the most of high-performance cameras. Nikon will is also continuing to develop products that offer superior performance and functionality based on the optical technologies it has cultivated over its long history. This is in response to the expectations of professional and advanced amateur photographers who are constantly exploring more advanced photography for greater creative expression.

AF-S NIKKOR 18-35mm f/3.5-4.5G ED Primary Features

  • An 18-35mm zoom lens that covers the ultra-wide to standard wide-angle range of focal lengths with approximately 1.9x magnification, supports maximum apertures of f/3.5-4.5, and is compatible with the FX format
  • A compact design that weighs just 385g makes the lens small and light enough to take anywhere
  • A new optical design with superior resolution that makes the most of digital-SLR cameras with extremely high pixel count, such as the D600
  • Constructed with two ED and three aspherical lens elements for superior aberration compensation
  • Superior rendering performance at all focusing distances, from a minimum of 28cm to infinity
  • Equipped with a Silent Wave Motor (SWM) for extremely quiet autofocusing
  • Equipped with two focus modes-autofocus with manual override (M/A) and manual focus (M)
  • Built with a 7-blade rounded aperture for beautiful blur characteristics

 

 

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