Nikon 18-55mm f3.5-5.6G VR II is an Auto Focus (AF) Standard Zoom
lens with APS-C / DX max sensor coverage and it is designed to be used with Nikon F (DX) mount cameras.
Nikon replaced the older Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-55mm f3.5-5.6G VR with this model. Follow the link to read our detailed comparison of these models: Compare Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-55mm f3.5-5.6G VR II vs Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-55mm f3.5-5.6G VR
Lenses in Nikon F (DX) Mount with Same Focal and Aperture Range
Nikon 18-55mm f3.5-5.6G VR II is compatible with cameras that have Nikon F (DX)
lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras with Nikon F (DX) lens mount are Nikon D3500
, Nikon D7500
and Nikon D5600
Max sensor coverage of Nikon 18-55mm f3.5-5.6G VR II is APS-C / DX
Nikon 18-55mm f3.5-5.6G VR II has a focal range of 18-55mm and 3.1X zoom ratio.
Optical Image Stabilization
Nikon 18-55mm f3.5-5.6G VR II features an optical image stabilization system which helps to reduce the blur that occurs due to shaking during hand-held shooting.
Nikon 18-55mm f3.5-5.6G VR II 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.
Nikon 18-55mm f3.5-5.6G VR II is a variable aperture lens with a max aperture of f3.5 and a minimum aperture of f22 at 18mm, and a max aperture of f5.6 and minimum aperture of f36 at 55mm .
Nikon 18-55mm f3.5-5.6G VR II's optical formula consists of 11 elements in 8 groups.