Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6G IF-ED

Nikon 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6G ED-IF

Lens Summary

Brand: Nikon

Also Known As: Nikon 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6G

Lens Type: Zoom Lens

Format: APS-C / DX

Focus: Autofocus

Lens Mount: Nikon F

Release Date: 2006-08-09

MSRP Price: $537.99

Made in: Japan

Infrared Rating: Good

Production Status: Discontinued

Lens Description: This compact, lightweight 7.5x zoom lens, designed exclusively for use with Nikon’s DX-format, is an ideal zoom for everyday shooting situations.

Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6G IF-ED Specifications

Lens Specifications
Lens TypeZoom Lens
Focal Length18-135mm
Mount TypeNikon F
FormatAPS-C / DX
Compatible with TeleconvertersNo
Zoom Ratio7.5x
Maximum Reproduction Ratio0.24x
Vibration Reduction (Image Stabilization)No
Aperture Information
Aperture RingNo
Maximim Aperturef/3.5
Minimum Aperturef/38
Maximum Angle of View (APS-C or smaller format)76°
Minimum Angle of View (APS-C or smaller format)12°
Optical Information
Lens Elements15
Lens Groups13
Diaphragm Blades7
Extra-Low Dispersion Glass Elements1
Aspherical Elements2
Super Integrated Coat (SIC)Yes
Focus Information
Built-in Focus MotorYes
Silent Wave Motor (SWM)Yes
Internal FocusingYes
Minimum Focus Distance0.45m
Focus Mode SwitchAuto, Manual
Distance InformationYes
Filter Information
Filter Size67mm
Accepts Filter TypeScrew-on
Physical Characteristics
Weather / Dust SealingNo
Mount MaterialPlastic
Dimensions73.5 x 86.5mm
Other Information
Available in ColorsBlack and Gold

Lens Construction

Nikon 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6G ED-IF Lens Construction

MTF Chart

Nikon 18-135mm f3.5-5.6G ED-IF MTF Wide Nikon 18-135mm f3.5-5.6G ED-IF MTF Tele

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