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Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR

Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR
alaAverage 3.9

36 reviews

May, 2017

We have collected and analyzed 3 expert reviews and 33 user reviews from international sources. Experts rate this product 70/100 and users rate it 87/100. The average review date is Jul 13, 2014. We have compared these reviews to 393159 reviews from other Lenses & Filters. Last update: May 27, 2017.

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Expert review by: Jim Fisher (

Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR


The Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR lens shows a lot of distortion, but Nikon cameras can correct that.

Sharp through most of range. 7.8x zoom range. Optically stabilized. Fairly compact

Loads of distortion. Edge performance could be better. Hood not included

The Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR ($499.95) is the company's replacement for its older AF-S DX Nikkor 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR zoom. It's priced a bit higher, but covers a longer zoom range. Our tests showed the older lens to be...

May, 2014

Expert review by: Szymon Starczewski (

Nikon Nikkor AF-S DX 18-140 mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR


The Nikon company is undoubtedly leading the way when it comes to general-purpose lenses designed for reflex cameras with APS-C/DX sensors. They have been launching devices with focal lengths starting from 18 mm and ending at several dozen or even...

useful focal range ; very good resolution in the frame centre ; slight longitudinal chromatic aberration ; well-corrected spherical aberration ; low astigmatism ; silent, accurate and fast autofocus ; excellent stabilization

significant lateral chromatic aberration at the longest focal length ; barrel distortion at wide angle and noticeable pincushion at the longer end of focal range ; lack of any accessories in the box

Apr, 2014

Consumer review by: Minnesotaart (

Wonderful Lens


I got this lens with my D5300 camera. 40+ years ago I was into 35mm photography, but I reverted to point-and-shoot cameras over the years. Now that I am retired, I wanted to get back to good photography. This camera and this lens particularly, are...

Dec, 2014

Consumer review by: Maquiko (

Problem whit my D7000


Before the firmware update on my camera (D7000) this lens worked perfectly, after that the lens began to fail causing not focus and slow to focus making a strange noise and movement. Can anyone help me solve this problem?

Sep, 2014

Consumer review by: mcshess (

What a great all in one lense


This is a fabulous lens for every day shooting! I would recommend it to anyone who needs a great all purpose lens for both close and far pictures!

Aug, 2014

Consumer review by: weholance (

Great travel lens


I love this lens for traveling. It has a wide angle as well as a zoom feature. I have been happy with the results

Jun, 2014

Consumer review by: Norge (

Nikon 18-140 is a great lens!!


Really like the focal length so far it lives up to the hype.

May, 2014

Consumer review by: mkennaley (

Great Lense


I am the picture of a real amateur photographer, but when I purchased my D7100 I wanted to be able to use my AF lenses I had purchased with my AF 8008 camera. I have 35-135mm that I had been using with the D7100 for a short time and I thought I was...

Mar, 2014

Consumer review by: An anonymous customer (

Great range, annoying issues


I purchased this lens by mail order based on specifications and Nikon reputation without trying it. I had hoped to replace my 18-55mm lens as an everyday walk around lens. In general it works very well but I have experienced two issues that always make...

Mar, 2014

Consumer review by: AlaskaPhotographer (

Versatile Lens


This definitely has a wide range of focal distances to choose from, and more than plenty for what I need. If you're looking for a lens to have mounted most of the times for a wide-range of photographic opportunities, I recommend this; especially now...

Dec, 2013