Nikkor Z 18-140mm f/3.5-6.3 VR DX

  • Coverage: crop sensor (DX)
  • Build: plastic lens mount, dust and drip resistant
  • Optic design:
    • 17 elements in 13 groups
    • 2 aspherical, 2 ED elements
  • Field of view: 11-76° diagonal
  • Stabilization: VR (5 stops CIPA)
  • Aperture:
    • f/3.5 to f/22 (at 18mm)
    • 7-blade rounded diaphragm
  • Focus: 
    • autofocus, internal focus
    • 8" (0.2m) minimum focus at 18mm
    • 17" (0.4m) minimum focus at 140mm
    • 1:3.3 maximum magnification ratio
    • Stepping motor
  • Filters: 62mm filter size
  • Lens hood: optional HB-101
  • Size and weight:
    • 3.5” (90mm) long (unextended; lens extends with zoom)
    • 2.9” (73mm) diameter
    • 11.1 ounces (315g)
  • Model number: 20104
  • Price: US$600
  • Announced: October 13, 2021
  • Thom's Short Comment: While I dislike the not-so-wide 18mm spec, in practice this lens is actually quite good. It's essentially a 28-200mm equivalent superzoom for the DX cameras, and as superzooms go, it's one of the best I've encountered.

Thom's review of the lens

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