Here we have compared the two most versatile lenses Nikon 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G VR lens and Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR.
|Features||Nikon 18-140mm||Nikon 18-105mm|
|Focal Length||18 – 140mm
Comparable 35mm Equivalent on DX Format Focal Length: 27 – 210 mm
18 – 105mm
Comparable 35mm Equivalent on DX Format Focal Length: 27 – 157.5 mm
|Aperture||Maximum: f/3.5 – 5.6
Minimum: f/22 – 38
Maximum: f/3.5 – 5.6
|Format Compatibility||Nikon DX
FX in DX Crop Mode
FX in DX Crop Mode
|Minimum Focus Distance||1.48′ (45 cm)||1.48′ (45 cm)|
|Diaphragm Blades||7, Rounded||7,Rounded|
|Dimensions (DxL)||Approx. 3.07 x 3.82″ (78 x 97 mm)||Approx. 3.0 x 3.5″ (76 x 89mm)|
|Weight||490 g||420 g|
As we know Nikon 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G VR lens is designed for APS-C sensor camera. It is small and light with variable aperture equipped with Nikon’s vibration reduction (VR) technology. It delivers beautiful ultra-sharp photos and videos with softly blurred backgrounds. Its versatile 7.8x zoom range (18mm to 140mm) offers the users to shoot everything from wide-angle family portraits to telephoto close-ups on the sports field. It is sharp throughout its zoom range and comes with vibration reduction.
While, on the other hand, Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR lens is a 5.8x standard zoom lens for Nikon’s cropped-sensor DSLR cameras. It is sharp in the center, even wide open at all focal lengths. The main attracted feature of this lens is its versatile focal range that goes from true wide angle to true telephoto. It comes with well-controlled Flare. It is small and light.
Nikon 18-140mm Vs Nikon 18-105mm(overall score)-when mounted on D500
|Nikon 18-140mm||Nikon 18-105mm|
Verdict- On comparing the specifications of both the lenses, we see there is a little bit differences in overall sections. But, Nikon 18-140 has better focal length that covers a wide range compare to the other.