24-70mm zoom range (DX equivalent: 36-105mm).
Nano Crystal coat reduces ghost and flare.
Slim, durable and lightweight barrel.
SWM (Silent Wave Motor) for whisper quiet and fast autofocus.
ED glass to minimize chromatic aberration.
Closest focusing distance: 0.38 m (at 50 mm).
Rubber mount seal.
Instant manual focus override (M/A).
Detachable hood and soft pouch CL-M3 included.
15 elements in 11 groups (with 3 ED glass elements, 3 aspherical lenses and one Nano Crystal Coat)
84° - 34°20' (61° - 22°50' with DX-format camera)
Minimum focus distance
0.38 m/1.2 ft. (with focal length 35-50 mm)
Maximum reproduction ratio
No. of diaphragm blades
Internal Focusing (IF) system; autofocus with a built-in SWM and manual focus
Diameter x length (extension from lens mount)
Approx. 83Ã—133 mm/3.3x5.2 in.
Approx. 900 g/31.7 oz.
Bayonet Hood HB-40, Semi-soft Case CL-M3