Nikon 18-300mm F3.5-6.3G ED VR is an Auto Focus (AF) SuperZoom lens with APS-C / DX max sensor coverage. When mounted on a APS-C / DX sensor camera, it will give you an FF equivalent focal range of 27 - 450mm. With a max aperture of f3.5 at 18mm, we can not consider this lens fast on wide end, and it is slow at the tele end with its max aperture of f6.3.
This lens features on optical image stabilization which helps capturing sharper images at lower shutter speeds. Nikon 18-300mm F3.5-6.3G ED VR is not a weather sealed lens, so you have to be extra careful against rain and dust.