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Nikon 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G ED II AF-S DX

This ultra-compact 18-55mm 3X zoom provides superb versatility i Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Nikon 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G ED II AF-S DX

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Overall 2
2.0

Poor packaging

Adorama
4 May 2014
  • Excerpt: The lens was sent via flat envelope. Box with proper packing materials should have been used.<br /><br />The box was crumpled and torn and looks very old. <br /><br />The rear lens cap was non-Nikon product.<br /><br />The lens look like a return item and not new.
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Overall 6
6.0

Bad Auto Focus

ENTJ, Nikon
3 February 2014
Overall 8
8.0

Good Product

Adorama
20 November 2013
  • Excerpt: Great lens, esp. for the low cost. My 35mm Nikors, from the film days, all cost much more. My only regret is that it's cost is so low, that there's no value to me to trade it on the Nikon 18-140. I have had no flare issues as one review indicated. It's fast, quiet and works well on my D7000.<br />If I had it to do again, I'd op for the 18-105 as the 55 seems to come up short sometimes.
  • Pros: Fast / accurate auto-focus, Lightweight
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Overall 8
8.0

Great Kit Lens

Louise, Adorama
22 October 2013
  • Excerpt: I love this lens - for the price it does a phenomanal job as an all-around lens. It came as a kit lens with my camera, and when I finally broke the mount by harsh treatment (switching lenses without first turning off the camera), I was determined to replace it. I opted not to get the VR version (this is so light anyway, and I have read there can be a very very slight reduction in quality with the VR).
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Overall 10
10

replacement lens for my camera

aly, Adorama
26 June 2013
  • Excerpt: I dropped my nikon camera out of the camera case by accident and couldn't repair it due to no companies locally around. I got on chat with someone on this site and she was very useful telling me the repair costs and that it would be cheaper to replace the lens than get it repaired. very satisfied with the site and will reorder in the future.
  • Pros: Durable, Easily Interchangeable
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Overall 10
10

After 3 years, Excellent Results

pingpaul, Nikon
27 May 2013
  • Summary: Three years after I received this lens in a D3100 kit it continues to perform very well. It is a general workhorse I use for hundreds of web portraits, small product shoots, 16x20 inch wall portraits and artistic images.
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Overall 2
2.0

Short lived

Super Ray, Adorama
11 May 2013
  • Excerpt: First it wouldn't focus right then the inner workings of the lens started rattling , then it broke altogether. Very poorly made.
  • Cons: Broke Within A Few Months, Weak Casing
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Overall 8
8.0

Good lens for price

Adorama
8 May 2013
  • Excerpt: Bought from used department. Looks like brand new. <br />Good quality for what you pay. <br />Fast auto focus. What i expected.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Lightweight
  • Cons: Poor in Low Light
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Overall 6
6.0

Not bad for the price

hobbiest69, Nikon
8 May 2013
  • Summary: This is the kit lens that came with my D60. I was more than happy with it in the first couple of years until I bought the AF-S DX Nikkor 35 mm f/1.8 lens. Then I knew what I was missing in terms of sharpness and the ability to take pictures in low light. Now I don't consider it a good lens at all, but it is a great choice for those who are on a tight budget and those who are picking up photography as a new hobby.
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Overall 10
10

It works as the original

Sonny the sun catcher, Adorama
2 April 2013
  • Excerpt: I bought it to replace the factory lens which broke. Everything works and looks exactly the same as the original. My only issue was when I first attached it, my camera wouldn't recognize the af-s until I restarted the camera a few times. Might have been my camera but it works like a charm now. If I had to say, better than the stock lens.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Easily Interchangeable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Lightweight
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