18-135mm f/3.5-5.6G ED-IF AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor
Type of lens: G-Type AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor lens with built-in CPU and Nikon bayonet mount (Designed exclusively for use with Nikon DX format digital SLR cameras)
Aperture range: f/3.5 to f/22 (at 18mm) f/5.6 to f/38
Lens construction: 15 elements in 13 groups (with one ED glass element and two aspherical lens elements)
Focus method: Compact SWM (Silent Wave Motor)
Weight: (approx.) 13.6 oz
Versatile, High-power 7.5x Zoom-Nikkor lens (Approximates the picture angle performance of a 28-200mm lens on 35mm SLR).
A Nikon Extra-Low Dispersion (ED) glass element delivers superior optical performance. ED glass minimizes chromatic aberrations, contributing to superb contrast and resolution performance.
Internal Focus (IF) provides fast and quiet auto-focusing without changing the length of the lens, retaining subject-working distance through the focus range.
Focus as close as 1.47 ft throughout entire zoom range.
Non-Rotating front element provides for convenient use of circular polarizing filters and the Nikon Wireless Close-Up Speedlight System.
A compact Silent Wave Motor (SWM) enables fast and quiet auto-focusing, along with quick switching between auto-focus and manual operation (M/A and M).
A seven-blade rounded diaphragm opening, out-of-focus elements appear more natural. 67mm filter attachment size.
Available: September 2006