Nikon 1 11-27.5mm f3.5-5.6 is a Variable aperture Auto Focus (AF) Standard Zoom
lens with 1" max sensor coverage, and it is designed to be used with Nikon 1
What type of photography is the Nikon 1 11-27.5mm f3.5-5.6 lens good for?
The type of photography that you are planning to use the Nikon 1 11-27.5mm f3.5-5.6 is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated its suitability to various photography scenarios:
Lenses in Nikon 1 Mount with Same Focal and Aperture Range
Reasons to Buy Nikon 1 Nikkor 11-27.5mm f3.5-5.6 Lens
Here we've included a summary of the advantages and disadvantages of the Nikon 1 Nikkor 11-27.5mm f3.5-5.6 lens in a list form to help you determine whether it offers the features you need.
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| Light weight at only 83g / 2.9 oz
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| No Weather Sealing
| Hood is not supplied
| Lens Extends while zooming
| Slow Aperture at Tele end
| Variable Aperture
Nikon 1 11-27.5mm f3.5-5.6 is compatible with cameras that have a Nikon 1 lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Nikon 1 lenses are Nikon 1 J5, Nikon 1 S2 and Nikon 1 J4.
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Size, Weight and Filter Thread
Size and weight is a very important decision factor when searching for your next lens. Nikon 1 11-27.5mm f3.5-5.6 has a maximum diameter of 58mm and total length of 31mm when not extended. It weighs 83g / 2.9 oz.
Nikon 1 11-27.5mm f3.5-5.6 has a filter thread of 41mm. Below are links to the filters that we recommend you to consider for your Nikon 1 11-27.5mm f3.5-5.6:
Nikon 1 11-27.5mm f3.5-5.6 has a focal range of 11-27.5mm and 2.5X zoom ratio which has a 35mm equivalent focal range of 29.7-75.6mm when used on a 1" format camera.
Optical Image Stabilization
Nikon 1 11-27.5mm f3.5-5.6 doesn't have an optical image stabilization system so the only option to stabilize the image taken with this lens is to mount on a camera body with IBIS (sensor based In-body image stabilization).
Alternatively, you can check the Nikon 1 VR 10-30mm f3.5-5.6 in Nikon 1 mount that have similar focal range but features Optical Image Stabilization.
Lenses Similar to Nikon 1 11-27.5mm f3.5-5.6 With Optical Image Stabilization
Nikon 1 11-27.5mm f3.5-5.6 features Rotary (extending) zoom method where the length of the lens changes as you zoom in or out. This makes it possible to design the lens with a smaller minimum length ( generally when it is zoomed out) compared to internal zoom lenses. The disadvantages of this design are being harder to seal against dust and moisture, weight balance shifting while zooming and zoom creep in certain lenses.
Maximum Magnification Ratio
Nikon 1 11-27.5mm f3.5-5.6 has a Max Magnification Ratio of 0.1x and has a minimum focusing distance of 0.3m. 0.1x means that the max magnification ratio is very low and not suitable even for modest close-up shots.
Below are the 2 Standard Zoom type Nikon 1 mount lens alternatives with highest max magnification ratios:
Nikon 1 11-27.5mm f3.5-5.6 is a variable aperture lens with a max aperture of f3.5 and a minimum aperture of f16 at 11mm, and a max aperture of f5.6 and minimum aperture of f16 at 28mm .
Nikon 1 11-27.5mm f3.5-5.6's optical formula consists of 8 elements in 6 groups . Following special elements are used in this design:
- 1 Aspherical element
- 1 ED glass element
Nikon 1 11-27.5mm f3.5-5.6 doesn't come with a lens hood. You have to order the hood separately and the model number of the hood is HB-N101.
Nikon 1 11-27.5mm f3.5-5.6 is available in Black and White color.
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