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Nikon AF-S Nikkor 18-70 mm f/ 3.5-4.5 G ED IF DX Lens

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Nikon AF-S Nikkor 18-70 mm f/ 3.5-4.5 G ED IF DX lens

Nikon AF-S Nikkor 18-70 mm f/ 3.5-4.5 G ED IF DX lens

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Nikon AF-S Nikkor 18-70 mm f/ 3.5-4.5 G ED IF DX MTF Chart

Optical design

Nikon AF-S Nikkor 18-70 mm f/ 3.5-4.5 G ED IF DX optical design

Format: APS-C (crop)

Type: Zoom lens

Focusing: Auto Focus (AF)

Lens mounts: Nikon F (FX, DX)

Optical design: 15 elements in 13 groups, including 3 low-dispersion elements and 1 aspherical element.

Features: Ultra-Sonic Motor
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Average price: $287

Specifications:

Focal lengthMax. apertureMin. apertureBladesMin. Focus (m.)Filter Ø (mm.)Weight (gr/oz)Length (mm/in)
18mm - 70mmf/3.5 - f/4.5f/2270.3867390/13,875.5/3

Additional information:
  • min f/22-29
  • Ø73mm

The Nikon AF-S Nikkor 18-70 mmf/ 3.5-4.5 G ED IF DX is a perfect, high-quality zoom lens providing a wide range of focal lengths. 

It is designed for digital cameras equipped with the Nikon DX sensor.The range of focal lengths of 18-70 mm is equivalent  to 27-105 mm for 35 mm cameras and provides maximum versatility of the lens.

A high quality of optical elements is secured with three ED elements and one hybrid aspherical element, effectively correcting aberrations. 

SWM provides fast, accurate and silent autofocusing.

The AF-S Nikkor 18-70 mm f/ 3.5-4.5 G ED IF DX pros :

  • Metal bayonet mount;
  • Silent Wave Motor;
  • Fast and silent autofocus;
  • Convenient range of focal lengths;
  • Good color  rendering;
  • Price-quality relationship.

The AF-S Nikkor 18-70 mm f/ 3.5-4.5 G ED IF DX  cons :

  • Plays;
  • Vignetting;
  • Somewhat "dark". The working aperture shows no distortions from f/8 onwards.

All in all, the offered price-quality relationship of the lens is rather good. It is convenient for traveling thanks to a light weight and a wide range of focal lengths. It is perfect for both portrait and landscape photography.


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Posted by: KleoY   Date of publication: 31.01.2011



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Mechanical quality3.577
Optical quality4.007
Usability4.577
Pricing / Value3.867
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Overall lens rating
3.89

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