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New Nikkor Z 18-140mm f/3.5-6.3 wants to be “one lens to rule them all”

Nikon has launched a brand spanking new zoom lens for Nikon Z crop sensor cameras. The Nikkor Z DX 18-140mm f/3.5-6.3 VR is flexible, light-weight, inexpensive, and it wants to turn out to be your go-to lens for more than a few eventualities. So, let’s see what it has to be offering.

The new 18-140mm lens is made for crop sensor cameras and it’ll provide you with a 27-210mm similar focal period vary. You can use it with cameras just like the Zfc and Z50 (or with the crop mode of your Z5, Z6, and Z7). It was once meant for on a regular basis shoots, picture walks, masking just about the whole lot: from wide-angle landscapes to far away remoted topics.

The lens is provided with VR symbol stabilization that compensates for up to 5 stops of camera shake. There’s additionally a stepping motor for clean, quiet, and speedy AF. The minimal focusing distance on the wide-angle place is 7.9″ (20cm), so you’ll be able to get lovely shut to your topics, too.

Another factor that makes this lens helpful for on a regular basis capturing is its light-weight and compact measurement. It weighs 315 g (11oz) and is 3.6 in (9cm) lengthy. Sure, with the f3.5-6.3 most aperture vary it isn’t very speedy, however I assume you’ll be able to’t have the whole lot.

Here are the total specifications:

Mount Type
Nikon Z Mount
Focal Length Range
18 – 
Maximum Aperture
f/ 3.5-6.3
Minimum Aperture
f/ 22-40
Maximum Angle of View (DX-format)
76° – 11°30′
Maximum Reproduction Ratio
Lens Elements
Lens Groups
VR (Vibration Reduction) Image Stabilization
Lens shift the usage of voice coil motors (VCMs)
Diaphragm Blades
Rounded diaphragm opening
ED Glass Elements
Aspherical Elements
AF Actuator
STM (stepping motor)
Internal Focusing
Minimum Focus Distance
18mm zoom place: 0.66 toes (0.2m)
24mm zoom place: 0.73 toes (0.22m)
35mm zoom place: 0.83 toes (0.25m)
50mm zoom place: 0.99 toes (0.3m)
70mm zoom place: 1.19 toes (0.36m)
100mm zoom place: 1.32 toes (0.4m)
140mm zoom place: 1.32 toes (0.4m)
Focus Mode
Filter Size
(P = 0.75 mm)
Approx. Dimensions (Diameter x Length)
2.9 in. 
(73 mm) 
 x  3.6 in. 
(90 mm) 
Distance to finish of lens from camera lens mount flange
Based on CIPA tips
Approx. Weight
11.2 oz.. 
(315 g) 
Based on CIPA tips
Lens Type

The Nikkor Z 18-140mm f/3.5-6.3 is available for preorders and it retails for $596.95

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