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Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-55mm f3.5-5.6G II vs Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-55mm f3.5-5.6G VR

Looking to find more information regarding these two camera lenses? Check out our side by side comparison of the Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-55mm f3.5-5.6G II vs Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-55mm f3.5-5.6G VRto review specs, pros and cons, and which is right for you.

Nikon 18-55mm f3.5-5.6G II Top Features

  • 18-55mm Focal Range
  • F3.5 – F5.6 Max Aperture
  • Filter Thread: 52mm
  • Max Format: APS-C / DX
  • Nikon F (DX) Mount
  • Weight: 205g.
  • Diameter: 73mm
  • Length: 80mm
  • Min Focus Distance:0.28m

Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-55mm f3.5-5.6G II

Nikon 18-55mm f3.5-5.6G VR Top Features

  • 18-55mm Focal Range
  • F3.5 – F5.6 Max Aperture
  • Image Stabilization
  • Filter Thread: 52mm
  • Max Format:
  • Nikon F (DX) Mount
  • Weight: 265g.
  • Diameter: 73mm
  • Length: 80mm
  • Min Focus Distance:0.28m
  • Max Magnification:0.31x

Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-55mm f3.5-5.6G VR

Our Winner: Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-55mm f3.5-5.6G II over Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-55mm f3.5-5.6G VR

Weight 205g vs 265g

Pros Of Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-55mm f3.5-5.6G VR over Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-55mm f3.5-5.6G II
Image Stabilization Yes vs No
Max Magnification 0.31x vs x

Nikon 18-55mm f3.5-5.6G II vs Nikon 18-55mm f3.5-5.6G VR Specs Table

General Nikon 18-55mm f3.5-5.6G II Nikon 18-55mm f3.5-5.6G VR
Brand Nikon Nikon
Lens Type Zoom Zoom
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Lens Type Standard Zoom Standard Zoom
Lens Mount Nikon F (DX) Nikon F (DX)
Max Format APS-C / DX APS-C / DX
Focal Range 18-55mm 18-55mm
Image Stabilization No Yes
Colour Black or silver Black
Zoom Method Rotary (extending) Rotary (extending)
Power Zoom
Zoom Lock
Zoom Ratio 3.1X 3.1X
Aperture
Max Aperture F3.5 – F5.6 F3.5 – F5.6
Min Aperture F22.0 – F38.0 F22.0 – F36.0
Aperture Ring No No
Diaphragm Blades 7 7
Optics
Optical Elements 7 11
Optical Groups 5 8
Special Elements 1 ED glass element 1 aspherical element 1 Aspherical lens
Focusing
Min Focus Distance 0.28m 0.28m
Max Magnification unknown 0.31X
Autofocus Yes Yes
AF Motor Type Micro-type ultrasonic Micro-type ultrasonic
Full Time Manual
Focus Method Extending front Extending front
Distance Scale Unknown Unknown
DoF Scale Unknown Unknown
Distance Scale Unknown Unknown
Focus Distance Limiter Unknown Unknown
Physical Specs
Weight 205g 265g
Diameter 73mm 73mm
Length 80mm 80mm
Materials Plastic barrel, plastic mount Plastic barrel, plastic mount
Weather Sealing Unknown Unknown
Filter Thread 52mm 52mm
Filter Notes
Hood Supplied No No
Hood Code HB-33 or HB-45 HB-45
Tripod Collar No No
Optional Accessories flexible lens pouch CL-0715 lens case CL-0815
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