- Powerful 5.3x zoom with wide 16-85mm focal range
- Second-generation Vibration Reduction (VR II) stabilization system
- Exceptionally high optical performance
- Closest-focusing distance
- ED (Extra-low Dispersion) glass and aspherical lens elements
- SWM (Silent Wave Motor) for fast, whisper-quiet autofocus
- Nikon super integrated coating
Highly portable, powerful zoom lens with high-quality optics designed for use with Nikon DX format digital SLRs. With a 5.3x zoom and 16-85mm focal range, this lens delivers superb versatility for a wide variety of shooting situations. Equipped with Nikon's second-generation Vibration Reduction (VRII) system and exclusive Silent Wave Motor (SWM), it offers superb performance in low-light, delivering steady images to both the sensor and viewfinder, and features fast, quiet autofocus. An ideal all-round lens for today's high-resolution SLRs.