FX-format, ultra-fast classic wide-angle lens - Update of one of Nikonís most respected NIKKOR lenses; suitable for landscapes, night scenes, interiors, weddings, photojournalism and astrophotography.
Optimized for edge to edge sharpness on both FX and DX-format D-SLRs - DX-format D-SLR the angle of view is equivalent to a focal length of 52.5mm in FX/35mm format.
Rear Focus (RF) - Provides smooth and fast autofocus while eliminating front barrel rotation and lens length changes.
Exclusive Nikon Silent Wave Motor (SWM) - Enables fast, accurate and quiet autofocus.
Rounded 9-Blade Diaphragm - Renders a more natural appearance to out-of-focus image elements.
Nano Crystal Coat - Use of Nano Crystal Coat further reduces ghosting and interior flare across a wide range of wavelengths for even greater image clarity.
Aspherical Lens Element - Aspherical lens element virtually eliminates coma and other types of aberration, even when shooting at the widest available aperture.
M/A Focus Mode Switch - Enables quick changes between manual and autofocus operation now enhanced with a refined MF driving mechanism to reduces focus time lag and improve ease of use in M/A mode.
Nikon Super Integrated Coating (SIC) - Enhances light transmission efficiency and offers superior color consistency and reduced flare.