Nikon announces AF-S Nikkor 24-85mm F3.5-4.5G ED VR full-frame standard zoom lens

Nikon today announced the release of the AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm f/3.5-4.5G ED VR standard zoom lens, with a 3.5x zoom ratio, compatible with the FX format. The AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm F/3.5-4.5G ED VR is a highly versatile lens with a focal length of 24-85mm, making it ideal for shooting in a wide variety of situations including landscapes, portraits and snapshots. The lens also offers an extensive set of features including vibration reduction (VR II) to provide camera shake compensation equivalent to a shutter speed increase of approximately four steps, the Silent Wave Motor (SWM) for quiet autofocus operation and two focus modes – M/A (autofocus with manual override) and M (manual).

Despite the fact that it is compact, lightweight and priced affordably, the AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm f/3.5-4.5G ED VR realizes images that maximizes the characteristics of high-resolution, high image quality FX-format D-SLR cameras, making it a lens that you can use regularly. The AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm f/3.5-4.5G ED VR lens will beavailable at the end of June 2012 for approximately $599.95.

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