Nikkor 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G ED II DX

  • DX coverage 
  • Autofocus (in-lens focus motor), internal focus, A M switch
  • 7 elements in 5 groups, 1 aspherical, 1 ED elements
  • 7-blade aperture diaphragm
  • smallest aperture is f/22 (at 18mm) 
  • 52mm filter ring
  • 11" (0.28m) minimum focus; 1:3.2 maximum reproduction ratio
  • 2.9 x 2.8" (74 x 70.5mm) long, diameter
  • 7.2 ounces (205g) weight
  • included caps only
  • US$120
  • Model Number 2170


Thom's Mini Review: Even though this was the second version of the lens, it's past its prime now. It worked fine on the consumer 6mp cameras as a kit lens, but it shows its age and cheapness on the latest DX DSLRs. Beware also that this is a non-VR version of the lens. Technically, the VR version is slightly better and preferred.

Thom's Review of the 18-55mm

Nikon's Web page for the lens


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