|Compact, 2.4x ultra wide-angle zoom
Ideal for landscapes, cityscapes, interiors, architecture and more.
Optical design optimized for use with Nikon DX-format digital cameras
Renders a picture angle of 109° through 61°, equivalent to focal lengths of 15-36mm (in FX or 35mm formats).
Exclusive Nikon Silent Wave Motor
SWM enables fast, accurate and quiet autofocus operation.
Two ED (Extra-low Dispersion) glass elements
For superior sharpness and color correction by effectively minimizing chromatic aberration.
Three aspherical lens elements
Aspherical lens elements virtually eliminate coma and other types of lens aberration, even when used at the widest aperture.
Nikon Super Integrated Coating (SIC)
Enhances light transmission efficiency and offers superior color consistency and reduces flare.
Close focusing to 0.8 feet
For creative perspectives and shooting versatility.
M/A focus mode switch
Enables quick response to changing situations between manual and autofocus operation.
Internal Focus (IF)
Design allows faster, smoother autofocusing and eliminates changes in lens barrel length for consistent handling.
Rounded 7-blade diaphragm
Renders more natural appearance of out-of-focus image elements.