The Nikon 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G ED II AF-S DX lens is an ultra compact, lightweight standard zoom lens that has a 3x focal zoom range and is ideally suited to compact Nikon digital SLR cameras with the DX size sensor.
This lens offers the most basic zoom range in the DX lens series, an equivalent focal length in 35mm terms of 27-82.5mm. It will conveniently cover everything from tight indoor portraits to standard snap shots.
Note: Use of DX lenses are not recommended with 35mm, "full-frame" FX type cameras (e.g. D3, D700), or APS SLR cameras.
Note! DX lenses are NOT recommended for use with 35mm, "full-frame" FX digital, or APS SLR cameras
One ED glass element and one hybrid aspherical lens element guarantee high-resolution, high-contrast images while minimizing chromatic aberration, astigmatism and other forms of distortion.
SWM (Silent Wave Motor)
The improved SWM built into the lens offers smooth and quiet autofocus performance.
The rounded diaphragm opening (7 blades) makes out-of-focus elements appear more natural.
M/A mode allows rapid switching between autofocus and manual even during AF servo operation, with virtually no time lag.