AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR Release Date, Price, Specs, Where to Buy

Nikon has launched the AF-S Nikkor 18-300mm F3.5-5.6G ED VR lens, a 16.7x superzoom for APS-C DSLRs. The 18-300mm offers the highest ever zoom ratio for a Nikon interchangeable lens, giving a 27-450mm equivalent range on one of the company’s DX-format cameras. The lens is a much more complex design than the existing 18-200mm – utilizing 19 elements in 14 groups and, at 120mm long, is 23% longer. It features a 77mm filter thread.

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AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR

AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR Price

The price for AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR is $999.95.

AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR Specifications

  • Mount Type
    Nikon F-Bayonet
  • Focal Length Range
    18-300mm
  • Zoom Ratio
    16.7x
  • Maximum Aperture
    f/3.5
  • Minimum Aperture
    f/22-32
  • Format
    DX
  • Maximum Angle of View (DX-format)
    76°
  • Minimum Angle of View (DX-format)
    5°20′
  • Maximum Reproduction Ratio
    0.32x
  • Lens Elements
    19
  • Lens Groups
    14
  • Optical Conversion Factor
    1.5x
  • Compatible Format(s)
    DX
  • VR (Vibration Reduction) Image Stabilization
    Yes
  • Diaphragm Blades
    9
  • Distance Information
    Yes
  • ED Glass Elements
    3
  • Aspherical Elements
    3
  • Super Integrated Coating
    Yes
  • Autofocus
    Yes
  • AF-S (Silent Wave Motor)
    Yes
  • Internal Focusing
    Yes
  • Minimum Focus Distance
    1.48 ft. (0.45m)
  • Focus Mode
    AF, Manual
  • G-type
    Yes
  • Filter Size
    77mm
  • Accepts Filter Type
    Screw-on
  • Dimensions
    (Approx.) 3.3×4.7 in. (Diameter x Length)
    83x120mm (Diameter x Length)
  • Weight
    (Approx.) 29.3 oz. (830g)
  • Supplied Accessories
    • LC-77 Snap-on Front Lens Cap
    • HB-58 Bayonet Lens Hood
    • LF-4 Rear Lens Cap
    • CL-1120 Soft Lens Case

AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR Release Date

The AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR will be available in late June, 2012.

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