This post is a personal compilation of links to Nikon 18-70mm f/3.5-4.5G ED IF AF-S DX Nikkor Zoom Lens professional reviews, user opinions and experiences, tests, ratings and conclusions.
I also link up to images, sample photos and galleries of pictures taken with this lens.
Full attribution is given by linking to the source.
The Nikon 18-70 AF-S lens was introduced on 28-January-2004 — read the press release.
Official sites, key features and specifications and included accessories
The official websites for the 18-70mm Nikkor lens are at:
- Weight: 14.8oz. (390g)
- Dimensions: 2.9x3in. / 73x75.5mm (Diameter x Length)
Reviews and opinions
Thom Hogan assigned an overall rating of three stars for the Nikkor 18-70, and states the following as reasons to buy the lens:
- Sharp lens with only one optical fault (Thom is referring to the vignetting at wide-open apertures).
- Good build quality for a kit lens.
Amazon has more owner and user reviews on the 18-70 AF-S lens.
Sample photos and galleries
Nikon 18-70mm AF-S photos on DC Watch
Here’s a short list of photos taken with specific Nikon DSLR cameras (scroll down a bit to see the thumbnails):