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

  • CX lens format (Nikon 1)
  • 21 elements in 14 groups, 2 aspherical, 3 ED, 1 High Refractive Index
  • 9 to 77 degree angle of view
  • 3-speed power zoom
  • apertures from f/4.5 to f/16 at 10mm, 7-blade rounded diaphragm
  • VR image stabilization
  • 12" (0.3m) minimum focus at 10mm, 2.8' (0.85m) at 100mm, autofocus, internal focus
  • 72mm filter size, HB-N102 lens hood included
  • 3.7" x 3.0" (95 x 77mm) long and diameter (retracted)
  • 16.2 ounces (515g)
  • available in black
  • Model number 3318, US$750 suggested retail price

Note: this lens may inhibit the use of the camera's tripod socket. You may need the TA-N100 tripod spacer to use some tripod mounts with this lens on the camera.

Thom's Mini Review: I find this lens awkward in practice. It's big and bulky on the small Nikon 1 bodies and seems to have been designed primarily for videographers that like to zoom (no zoom ring, only a power zoom rocker). Optically, it doesn't match the 30-110mm in the overlapping range. I'd personally rather carry the two-lens 10-30mm/30-110mm combination and change lenses than use the 10-100mm. But the new 10-100mm without power zoom has now made this even more obvious: if you want an all-in-one solution, that other 10-100mm is the one to purchase as it is smaller, handles better, and sharper than this one.

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