differences

Reasons to consider the Nikon AF-S DX 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR

More zoom 7.8x vs 5.8x
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More than 30% more zoom, giving you more flexibility for photos
Slightly better telephoto 140 mm vs 105 mm
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More than 30% more reach, less perspective distortion
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Reasons to consider the Nikon 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR AF-S DX

LensHero is not aware of any important advantages of the Nikon 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR AF-S DX vs the Nikon AF-S DX 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR.
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similarities

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Image stabilization Very good image stabilization Help
Nikon VR
Zoom range Great zoom Help
AF-S DX 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR7.8x
18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR AF-S DX 5.8x
Auto focus Auto focus Help
Easier to use
Prime lens Both are zoom lenses Help
Typically not as sharp as prime lenses
Fixed aperture Both are variable aperture lenses Help
Narrower aperture at longer focal lengths

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

LensHero is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

Zoom range Poor zoom Help
AF-S DX 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR7.8x
18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR AF-S DX 5.8x

competitors

Nikon Nikkor AF-S DX 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR Competitors

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Nikon Nikkor 70-300mm f/4-5.6G

Wildlife lens

Wide minimum Significantly narrower aperture
Max focal length Better telephoto
Focus motor Doesn't have a silent focus motor
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Nikon Nikkor AF-S DX 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3G ED VR

Travel lens

$697

Zoom range Much more zoom
Max focal length Better telephoto
Wide minimum Much wider aperture
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Nikon Nikkor 50mm f/1.8D

Low light lens

$100

Prime lens Is a prime lens
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Focus motor Doesn't have a silent focus motor

Nikon Nikkor 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR AF-S DX Competitors

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Nikon Nikkor AF-S DX VR 55-200mm f/4-5.6G IF-ED

Wildlife lens

Max focal length Better telephoto
Zoom range Less zoom
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Nikon Nikkor AF-S 24-70mm f/2.8G ED

Wide angle lens

$13 - $1,797

Fixed aperture Has a constant aperture
Aperture Wider aperture
Image stabilization No image stabilization
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Nikon Nikkor AF-S DX 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR II

Travel lens

$647

Zoom range Significantly more zoom
Image stabilization Better image stabilization

discussion Which do you think is better?

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