The Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 24-120mm f/4.0G ED VR Zoom Lens is the upgraded standard zoom lens for FX-format D-SLRs offers a constant maximum aperture to maintain exposure settings throughout the entire zoom range. Features: Compact and versatile 5X standard zoom lens with f/4 maximum aperture - Perfect for landscapes, portraits, weddings and distant subjects offering a constant maximum aperture to maintain exposure settings throughout the entire zoom range and VR II Image Stabilization. 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. 2 Extra-low Dispersion (ED) Elements - Offers superior sharpness and color correction by effectively minimizing chromatic aberration, even at the widest aperture setting. M/A Focus Mode Switch - Enables quick changes between manual and autofocus operation. Exclusive Nikon Silent Wave Motor (SWM) - Enables fast, accurate and quiet autofocus. Rounded 9-Blade Diaphragm - Renders more natural appearance of out-of-focus image areas. Extended range on Nikon DX-format D-SLR cameras - Angle of view is equivalent to a focal length of 36-180mm in FX/35mm format. Nano Crystal Coat - Further reduces ghosting and interior flare across a wide range of wavelengths for even greater image clarity. 3 Aspherical Lens Elements - Aspherical lens elements virtually eliminate coma and other types of aberration, even when shooting at the widest available aperture. Internal Focus (IF) - Provides fast and quiet autofocus without changing the length of the lens, retaining working distance throughout the focus range. Nikon Super Integrated Coating (SIC) - Enhances light transmission efficiency and offers superior color consistency and reduced flare.