Nikon Debuts New DX-Format 18-140mm Zoom For Z System

Nikon today announced a versatile new zoom lens for its DX (APS sensor) Z system cameras, the NIKKOR Z DX 18-140mm f/3.5-6.3 VR. The compact zoom is ideal for photographers who want to carry a single lens, with an equivalent focal length range of 27-210mm. The NIKKOR Z DX 18-140mm f/3.5-6.3 VR is just 3.6 inches in length and weighs 0.7 pounds. At the widest end of the range, the lens has a minimum focusing distance of just under 8 inches for close-ups and landscape compositions with prominent foreground objects. It includes optical Vibration Reduction for up to 5 stops of image stabilization. The lens is also a good value, priced at $599. You can preorder now at B&H, with availability expected in November. For additional details, see the press release below. ### THE NIKKOR Z DX 18-140MM F/3.5-6.3 VR IS A HIGH-POWER DX-FORMAT ZOOM LENS FOR Z SERIES MIRRORLESS CAMERAS MELVILLE, NY (October 13, 2021) – Today, Nikon Inc. has announced the NIKKOR Z DX 18-140mm f/3.5-6.3 VR, the latest NIKKOR Z lens compatible with APS-C size (Nikon DX-format) mirrorless cameras.   The NIKKOR Z DX 18-140mm f/3.5-6.3 VR is a 7.8x high-power zoom lens that is extremely compact and easy to carry, with a total length of approx. 3.6-inches (90mm) and weight of approx. 11.2 oz (315g). Its wide focal-length range makes the NIKKOR Z DX 18-140mm ideal for capturing a variety of subjects, from travel to daily snapshots and everything in between. The lens achieves consistently high resolution, regardless of focal length or shooting distance, making it a great choice for both still shooting and video recording. Its short minimum focus distance of 0.2m at the maximum wide-angle position lets users capture dynamic close-up shots such as shooting flowers or tabletop photography. The lens also realizes high vibration reduction (VR) performance with an effect equivalent to a 5.0-stop1 increase in shutter speed for more stable and sharp photos even during telephoto shooting or in low-light situations where vibration is likely to occur. Primary features of the NIKKOR Z DX 18-140mm f/3.5-6.3 VR: Covers a focal-length range of 18mm to 140mm (27mm-210mm, 35mm angle of view equivalent), convenient for capturing stills and videos of a wide variety of subjects, from landscapes to portraits. The short minimum focus distance of 0.2m (at max wide-angle) is optimum for close-up shots. The maximum reproduction ratio of 0.33x at the maximum telephoto position enables rendering of subjects in large size. Equipped with an optical VR mechanism that provides camera shake compensation equivalent to a 5.0-stop increase in shutter speed. High resolution achieved consistently across the entire zoom range, from maximum aperture. Ideal for shooting video, with effective reduction of shifting of focus when zooming in/out and shifting of angle of view when adjusting focus. Select functions can be assigned to the control ring for stills and video. Fast, precise and quiet AF operation is attained with the employment of an STM (stepping motor). Designed with consideration of dust- and drip-resistant performance. Pricing and Availability: The NIKKOR Z DX 18-140mm f/3.5-6.3 VR telephoto zoom lens will be available starting in November (US) for a suggested retail price (SRP) of $599.95*. For more information about the latest Nikon products, including this new NIKKOR Z lens and the entire Nikon Z series cameras, please visit www.nikonusa.com. ###

Nikon Debuts New DX-Format 18-140mm Zoom For Z System

Nikon today announced a versatile new zoom lens for its DX (APS sensor) Z system cameras, the NIKKOR Z DX 18-140mm f/3.5-6.3 VR. The compact zoom is ideal for photographers who want to carry a single lens, with an equivalent focal length range of 27-210mm.

The NIKKOR Z DX 18-140mm f/3.5-6.3 VR is just 3.6 inches in length and weighs 0.7 pounds.

At the widest end of the range, the lens has a minimum focusing distance of just under 8 inches for close-ups and landscape compositions with prominent foreground objects. It includes optical Vibration Reduction for up to 5 stops of image stabilization.

The lens is also a good value, priced at $599. You can preorder now at B&H, with availability expected in November. For additional details, see the press release below.

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THE NIKKOR Z DX 18-140MM F/3.5-6.3 VR IS A HIGH-POWER DX-FORMAT ZOOM LENS FOR Z SERIES MIRRORLESS CAMERAS

MELVILLE, NY (October 13, 2021) – Today, Nikon Inc. has announced the NIKKOR Z DX 18-140mm f/3.5-6.3 VR, the latest NIKKOR Z lens compatible with APS-C size (Nikon DX-format) mirrorless cameras.  

The NIKKOR Z DX 18-140mm f/3.5-6.3 VR is a 7.8x high-power zoom lens that is extremely compact and easy to carry, with a total length of approx. 3.6-inches (90mm) and weight of approx. 11.2 oz (315g). Its wide focal-length range makes the NIKKOR Z DX 18-140mm ideal for capturing a variety of subjects, from travel to daily snapshots and everything in between.

The lens achieves consistently high resolution, regardless of focal length or shooting distance, making it a great choice for both still shooting and video recording. Its short minimum focus distance of 0.2m at the maximum wide-angle position lets users capture dynamic close-up shots such as shooting flowers or tabletop photography. The lens also realizes high vibration reduction (VR) performance with an effect equivalent to a 5.0-stop1 increase in shutter speed for more stable and sharp photos even during telephoto shooting or in low-light situations where vibration is likely to occur.

Primary features of the NIKKOR Z DX 18-140mm f/3.5-6.3 VR:

  • Covers a focal-length range of 18mm to 140mm (27mm-210mm, 35mm angle of view equivalent), convenient for capturing stills and videos of a wide variety of subjects, from landscapes to portraits.
  • The short minimum focus distance of 0.2m (at max wide-angle) is optimum for close-up shots.
  • The maximum reproduction ratio of 0.33x at the maximum telephoto position enables rendering of subjects in large size.
  • Equipped with an optical VR mechanism that provides camera shake compensation equivalent to a 5.0-stop increase in shutter speed.
  • High resolution achieved consistently across the entire zoom range, from maximum aperture.
  • Ideal for shooting video, with effective reduction of shifting of focus when zooming in/out and shifting of angle of view when adjusting focus.
  • Select functions can be assigned to the control ring for stills and video.
  • Fast, precise and quiet AF operation is attained with the employment of an STM (stepping motor).
  • Designed with consideration of dust- and drip-resistant performance.