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AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3G ED VR

TheAF-S DX NIKKOR 18-300mm f3.5-6.3G ED VR is the perfect union of a compact, lightweight body combined with a superior level of optical performance for both images and video, enabling you to capture a diverse range of subjects and situations. Thoughtfully designed with innovations such as the three Extra-Low Dispersion glass elements, theAF-S DX NIKKOR 18-300mm f3.5-6.3G ED VR is a portable lens that delivers brilliance on every count.

One lens for a myriad of situations

Capture a variety of subjects in numerous environments with the DX-formatAF-S DX NIKKOR 18-300mm f3.5-6.3G ED VR. This high-powered lens delivers superb results through a wide zoom range with a focal length of 18-300mm (27-450mm in 35mm format equivalent) and a zoom ratio of 16.7x. With theAF-S DX NIKKOR 18-300mm f3.5-6.3G ED VR, you can take images that are wide-angle or super-telephoto with one versatile marvel.

Leading edge innovation

TheAF-S DX NIKKOR 18-300mm f3.5-6.3G ED VR has been meticulously designed with innovative features to deliver high quality images with stunning clarity, particularly when paired with high-pixel-count cameras. The three Extra-Low Dispersion (ED) glass element cuts the incidence of chromatic aberration so your images will not be blurry or clouded by colour fringes around the edges. Three aspherical lenses offer excellent aberration correction performance, so you can capture clean, crisp images with superb resolution.

Goodbye shake, hello sharp images

TheAF-S DX NIKKOR 18-300mm f3.5-6.3G ED VR’s Vibration Reduction (VR) function minimises camera shake by providing an effect equivalent to a shutter speed 4.0 stops faster*. With theAF-S DX NIKKOR 18-300mm f3.5-6.3G ED VR, you can shoot the clear, precise images you desire, even at full zoom.


*Based on CIPA Standard.

A lightweight, high-powered marvel

No matter where you go, theAF-S DX NIKKOR 18-300mm f3.5-6.3G ED VR is easy to carry around. This high-powered, 16.7x zoom lens weighs only around 550g and measures approximately 78.5mm (diameter) x 99mm (length). This compact and lightweight body was achieved by suppressing the open aperture at the maximum telephoto position to f/6.3, so the lens retains its portability without sacrificing performance.

Tech Specs

Focal length18–, 300mm
Maximum aperturef/3.5, –6.3
Minimum aperturef/22, –40
Lens construction16elements in, 12groups, (including 3 ED lens elements, 3 aspherical lens elements)
Angle of view76° – 5° 20'
Minimum focus distance0.48m (1.6ft), from focal plane at all zoom positions
Compatible format(s)DX, FX in DX Crop Mode
VR (Vibration Reduction) image stabilizationYes
No. of diaphragm blades7 (rounded)
Filter-attachment size67mm
DimensionsApprox. 78.5 mm maximum diameter x 99 mm (distance from camera lens mount flange)
WeightApprox.550g (19.4 oz.)
AF-S (Silent Wave Motor)Yes
Internal focusingYes
Focus modeAuto, Manual
Supplied accessories67 mm snap-on Front Lens Cap LC-67, Rear Lens Cap

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