Nikon have announced two new consumer-grade standard zooms for their digital SLR cameras featuring DX sized sensors, the AF-P DX Nikkor 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G and AF-P DX Nikkor 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR. It is the first ‘AF-P’ lenses for Nikon digital SLR cameras, utilizing a stepping motor to drive AF for fast and quiet autofocusing.
The AF-P DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR is a 3.1x normal zoom lenses covering the 18-55mm range of focal lengths (effective angles of view equivalent to those of a lens with 27-82.5mm focal lengths in FX and 35mm  formats).
In addition, it has a compact and lightweight design for which retractable barrels were adopted for excellent portability, and the use of two aspherical lens elements has resulted in superior optical performance with which various types of aberration, including distortion and spherical aberration, are effectively suppressed. The AF-P DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR is equipped with a vibration reduction (VR) mechanism offering camera shake compensation equivalent to a 4.0-stop (with testing in accordance with CIPA standards) increase in shutter speed.
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