Popular zoom lens for use with FX-format SLRs.
Offering a highly convenient combination of broad focal range and compact build, this is a great walkabout lens.
The 24–85mm range easily covers the most commonly used focal lengths from wide-angle up to telephoto. Nikon’s Vibration Reduction system ensures sharp, steady images. ED glass elements help deliver stunning sharpness and contrast, even at maximum aperture.
FX-format standard zoom lens with 24–85mm focal range (36–127.5mm when used with a Nikon DX-format SLR).
Vibration Reduction (VRII) system enables more stable handheld shooting and lets you shoot at shutter speeds up to 4.0* stops slower.
Nikon Super Integrated Coating greatly reduces ghosting and flare and ensures outstanding color reproduction.
Designed specifically for use with Nikon FX-format digital SLR sensors.
ED (extra-low dispersion) glass and three aspherical lens elements ensure high resolution and contrast while minimizing aberrations and distortions.
SWM (Silent Wave Motor) for quiet and accurate autofocus.
Two focus modes: M/A (manual-priority autofocus) and M (manual focus).
Lightweight and compact body.
Weather-sealed rubber lens mount.
*Based on CIPA Standard. This value is achieved when: FX-format compatible lenses are attached to an FX-format digital SLR camera, DX-format lenses are attached to a DX-format digital SLR camera, and zoom lenses are set at the maximum telephoto position.
|Focal length||24-85 mm|
|Lens construction||16 elements in 11 groups (including 1 ED lens element and 3 aspherical lens elements)|
|Angle of view||Nikon film SLR and FX-format D-SLR cameras: 84°–28° 30′ Nikon DX-format D-SLR cameras: 61°–18° 50′ IX240 system cameras: 71°–22° 50′|
|Focusing||Nikon Internal Focusing (IF) System with autofocus controlled by Silent Wave Motor and separate focus ring for manual focus|
|Minimum focus distance||0.38 m (1.25 ft) from focal plane at all zoom positions|
|Maximum reproduction ratio||Approx. 0.22x|
|No. of diaphragm blades||7 (rounded diaphragm opening)|
|Filter-attachment size||72 mm (P=0.75 mm)|
|Dimensions||Approx. 78 mm maximum diameter x 82 mm (distance from camera lens mount flange)|
|Weight||Approx. 465 g (16.4 oz)|