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Nikon 2178 AF-S DX NIKKOR 16-85mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR Lens

  • AF-S DX Nikkor 16-85mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR lens
  • Use with Nikon DX digital SLR cameras
  • 24-128mm effective focal length
  • In-focus shots with longer exposure times
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This compact and highly versatile 5.3x zoom includes Nikon's VR image stabilization technology and delivers incredible optical performance.

  • newegg 5.3x Wide-Angle-to-Medium Telephoto Zoom Lens This compact, 5.3x wide-angle-to-medium telephoto zoom lens is ideal for a broad range of shooting situations from interiors and landscapes to beautiful portraits. Optical design optimized for use with Nikon DX-format digital SLRs for superior performance.
  • newegg Nikon VR II (Vibration Reduction) Image Stabilization Vibration Reduction, engineered specifically for each VR NIKKOR lens, enables handheld shooting at up to 4 shutter speeds slower than would otherwise be possible, assuring dramatically sharper still images and video capture.
  • newegg Nikon Silent Wave Motor (SWM) The exclusive Nikon Silent Wave Motor (SWM) enables accurate, high-speed and quiet autofocus operation.
  • newegg Two ED (Extra-low Dispersion) glass elements & Three Aspherical Lens Two ED (Extra-low Dispersion) glass elements offer superior sharpness and color correction by effectively minimizing chromatic aberration. Three aspherical lens elements virtually eliminate coma and other types of lens aberration even when used at the widest aperture.
  • newegg Nikon Super Integrated Coating (SIC) Nikon Super Integrated Coating (SIC) offers superior color performance and substantially reduced ghosting and flare.
  • newegg Other Features This ED VR lens features close focusing distance to 1.3 feet throughout the entire zoom range. Picture angle equivalent to focal length of 24-127.5mm (in 35mm format).

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Zoom Lens


FX in DX Crop Mode
Focus Type
Focal Length
16 - 85 mm
Maximum: f/3.5 Minimum: f/22
Nikon DX
Camera Mount
Nikon F
Angle of View
83 - 18.5 degrees
Minimum Focus Distance
Lens Construction
17 elements in 11 groups
2.80" x 3.40" (Diameter x Length)
Diaphragm Blades: 7
Distance Information: Yes
ED Glass Elements: 2
Aspherical Elements: 3
Super Integrated Coating: Yes
AF-S (Silent Wave Motor): Yes
Internal Focusing: Yes
G-type: Yes
Accepts Filter Type: Screw-on


Image Stabilization
Zoom System
A great all-around lens with VR II and remarkably wide coverage.

True versatility and stellar performance

Superior stills and HD videos

Nikon Vibration Reduction

Quick Info


  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 5 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 5 years

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