Nikon Singapore Announces NIKKOR 24-85mm and DX NIKKOR 18-300mm Lenses

Nikon Singapore has announced two lenses. They are the AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm F/3.5-4.5G ED VR and AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR. And Nikon has also announced Nikon’s total production of NIKKOR lenses*  for Nikon interchangeable lens cameras reached 70 million at the end of May 2012.

Here is the features of the two lenses

AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm f/3.5-4.5G ED VR

  • A standard zoom lens with a zoom ratio of 3.5x, a focal length of 24-85mm and FX-format compatible, allowing you to enjoy shooting a wide variety of situations with just one lens
  • Vibration reduction (VR II) offering camera shake compensation equivalent to a shutter speed increase of approximately four steps
  • Silent Wave Motor (SWM) for extremely quiet autofocusing
  • Two focus modes, M/A (autofocus with manual override) and M (manual)
  • The optical system with ED and aspherical lens elements optimal for D-SLR cameras enables sharp rendering and superior optical performance
  • A size and weight that makes it very portable

 

AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR

  • A high-power zoom lens with a focal length of 18-300 mm (angle of view equivalent to that of 27-450mm lens in 35-mm [135] format) and the world’s highest 16.7x zoom ratio
  • Maximum reproduction ratio: 1:3.2x
  • Vibration reduction (VR II) offering camera shake compensation equivalent to a shutter speed increase of approximately four steps
  • Achieves the f/5.6 maximum aperture at the maximum telephoto position
  • Equipped with a Silent Wave Motor (SWM) for extremely quiet autofocusing
  • Equipped with two focus modes, M/A and M
  • The optical system with ED and aspherical lens elements optimal for D-SLR cameras enables sharp rendering and superior optical performance
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 * Interchangeable lenses for Nikon SLR cameras and Nikon 1, advanced camera with interchangeable lenses.

Unfortunately, there is no mention of availability and pricing.

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