Nikon Z DX 18-140mm f/3.5-6.3 VR

With its perfect balance of size, weight, and resolution—the Nikon Z DX 18-140mm f/3.5-6.3 VR is a superb do-everything lens. Go wide to capture the drama of streets, interiors, landscapes. Zoom in to the mid-telephoto range to frame characterful portraits, or go all the way to 140 mm for superb shots of distant landmarks.


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Versatile, high-powered travel zoom

Explore more with this versatile DX-format zoom lens. Pin-sharp. Rock-steady. Light enough to take anywhere, with a focal-length range that lets you shoot people, places, and spaces in brilliant detail. Far-flung adventure or local trip—when you’re ready to go, this lens is all you need.

  • 7.8X ZOOM

  • 18-140MM
  • 5-STOP VR

Find new angles

The powerful 7.8x zoom lets you work with the moment—wherever you roam. Bring those ancient ruins closer when you can’t cross the river. Get creative and experiment with compression and bokeh in portraits of your kids at play.

Shoot rock steady

Photos or movies, in-lens Vibration Reduction keeps your shots steady—and lets you shoot at shutter speeds up to 5 stops slower with no camera shake. Enjoy crisp, clear shots in fading light and rock-solid handheld video footage.

Local adventures or far-flung places

Creative snapshots. Beautiful movies. Weighing in at just 315 g, this lens is as compact and lightweight as it is powerful. It’s sealed against dust and drips, so it can stand a little rain in the middle of your adventure.¹

The quality you want


Everywhere you go—anything you do. This powerful zoom lens captures stunning images full of colour, depth, and detail. Sharpness is incredible all the way to the edge of the frame, even when shooting up close or at wide angles. Bokeh is smooth and creamy. Autofocus is fast and performs brilliantly with your Z camera’s Eye-Detection AF to keep focus right where you want it.

Your video travel buddy

Wide city streets. Close-ups on distant faces. The details on that sculpture. With this lens on your Nikon Z DX mirrorless camera, you’ve got all the angles covered when shooting video. Focusing is smooth, precise, silent—and you’ll maintain your point of focus even when zooming. Changes in light are captured smoothly for beautifully natural-looking footage.


Video or stills, customise control and put your favourite settings right at your fingertips. You can assign ISO, aperture, exposure compensation, or manual focus to the knurled control ring—which moves smoothly, quietly, and precisely.

Move closer

Metropolis or wilderness, an incredible minimum focus distance of just 0.20 m at wide focal lengths lets you shoot close subjects in big backgrounds. A 0.40 m minimum focus distance at max zoom frees you to frame fascinating portraits.



Nikon Z mount



Focal length

18 – 140 mm

Maximum aperture

f/3.5 to 6.3

Minimum aperture

f/22 to 40

Lens construction

17 elements in 13 groups (including 2 ED and 2 aspherical elements)

Angle of view

76° to 11°30′ (DX image area)

Focal length scale

Graduated in millimeters (18, 24, 35, 50, 70, 100, 140)

Focusing system

Internal focusing system

Minimum focus distance

18 mm zoom position: 0.2 m (0.66 ft), 24 mm zoom position: 0.22 m (0.73 ft), 35 mm zoom position: 0.25 m (0.83 ft), 50 mm zoom position: 0.3 m (0.99 ft), 70 mm zoom position: 0.36 m (1.19 ft), 100 mm zoom position: 0.4 m (1.32 ft), 140 mm zoom position: 0.4 m (1.32 ft) (measured from focal plane)

Maximum reproduction ratio


Vibration reduction

Lens shift using voice coil motors (VCMs), VR (Vibration Reduction) image stabilization

No. of diaphragm blades

7 (rounded diaphragm opening)

Aperture range2

18 mm zoom position: f/3.5 to 22, 140 mm zoom position: f/6.3 to 40

Filter attachment size

62 mm (P = 0.75 mm)

Diameter x length (extension from lens mount)

Approx. 73 mm x 90 mm (2.9 in. x 3.6 in.)


Approx. 315 g (11.2 oz)



Internal focusing



Auto, Manual

Supplied accessories

LC-62B Lens Cap (front cap), LF-N1 Lens Cap (rear cap)3

  • ¹ This lens is not guaranteed to be dust- and drip-resistant in all situations and under all conditions.
    ² The value displayed at minimum aperture may vary with the exposure increment selected on the camera.
    ³ Different rear caps may be supplied with lens kits.

    Nikon reserves the right to change the appearance, specifications, and performance of this product at any time and without prior notice.


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