AF-S VR Zoom-Nikkor 24-120mm f/3.5-5.6G IF-ED (5.0x)

High-power wideangle zoom lens featuring SWM and VR system

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  • VR
  • SWM
  • ED
  • AS
  • M/A
  • IF

Key Features

  • SWM provides super-fast, super-quiet AF operation
  • VR operation offers the equivalent of using a shutter speed 3 stops faster (at 120mm)*
  • High-power 5x zoom lens
  • IF (Internal Focusing) technology for smoother focusing and a better balanced handling
  • Two aspherical lenses and two ED glass elements for higher optical performance
    • *As determined by Nikon performance tests.


Focal length
Maximum aperture
Minimum aperture
Lens construction
15 elements in 13 groups (2 ED glass elements and 2 aspherical lenses)
Picture angle
84° - 20°30' [61° - 13°20' with Nikon digital cameras (Nikon DX format)]
Closest focusing distance
0.5m (through the entire focal range)
Maximum reproduction ratio
No. of diaphragm blades
7 (rounded)
Filter/attachment size
Diameter x length
(extension from lens mount)
Appproximately 77 x 94 mm/3.0 x 3.7 in.
Approximately 575 g/20.3 oz.
Supplied accessories
72mm snap-on front lens cap LC-72, Rear lens cap LF-1, Bayonet Hood HB-25

MTF Chart


Spatial Frequencies
S: Sagittal
M: Meridional
10 lines/mm
30 lines/mm

Lens Construction

: Aspherical lens elements
: ED glass elements
: Super ED glass elements