Nikon has officially unveiled the new AF-S DX 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6 ED VR lens. It offers a 7.8x zoom range and is designed for DX cameras.
The built-in Vibration Reduction is rated to four stops of image stabilization. The new lens features Nikon’s Silent Wave Motor and should ship later this month for $599.95. Check availability here at B&H Photo and here at Adorama.
Both lenses should be available later this month. The 18-300mm DX lens retails for $999.95 and the 24-85mm FX lens retails for $599.95.
Also, Nikon announced that total production of NIKKOR lenses for Nikon SLR cameras and Nikon 1 advanced cameras with interchangeable-lens reached seventy million at the end of May 2012.
More details in the press release below. [Read more...]