Nikon 1 Nikkor VR 10-100mm f/4.5-5.6 PD-Zoom

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1 Nikkor VR 10-100mm
f/4.5-5.6 PD-Zoom
Key features
Maker: Nikon
Vibration reduction: Yes Yes
Silent wave motor: Yes Yes
Macro capable: Yes Yes
Application: Superzoom
Technical data
Type: Zoom
Focal length: 10-100mm
Frame coverage: 2.7
Aperture (max/min): f/4.5-16
Construction: 14 groups / 21 elements
# Diaphragm blades: 7 (rounded)
Close focus distance: 0.3-0.85m
Max. magnification: 1:2.9
Physical
Weight: 515g
Filter diameter: 72mm
Accessories
Angle of view
History
Introduced: September 2011
Retail info
Nikon 1 V1 with Nikkor VR 10-100mm f/4.5-5.6 PD-Zoom and ME-1 stereo microphone in HD-video use

The Nikon 1 Nikkor VR 10-100mm f/4.5-5.6 PD-Zoom for the 1 series' unique CX format (crop factor 2.7) is a Superzoom lens manufactured by Nikon, introduced in September 2011 for use on Nikon CX format mirrorless interchangeable-lens cameras.

It integrates a high amount of technologies: 21 elements in 14 groups including 1 High Refractive Index (HRI), 3 Extra-low Dispersion (ED) and 2 aspherical lenses,[1] Super Integrated Coating (SIC), internal focusing (IF) with world's fastest quiet ultra-fast Voice Coil motor (VCM), silent 3-speed PD-Zoom, Vibration Reduction (VR II), retractable lens mechanism and 7 rounded diaphragm blades.[2][3]

Together with the Canon EF 28-300mm lens it is the only current superzoom with 20 elements or more. There's no distance scale and it doesn't feature an aperture ring.

Performance[edit]

Several reviews state the extremely high speed without any noise and very high optical quality, especially excellent sharpness, exceeding many other products and being a positive exception compared to other superzooms.[4][5][6] As disadvantages are mentioned its size, weight and price. It received very good valuations for photos, with additional advantages seen in the HD video area.

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