differences

Reasons to consider the Nikon AF-S DX 18-70mm f/3.5-4.5G

Much narrower aperture f/22 vs f/5.6
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At its narrowest, the AF-S DX 18-70mm f/3.5-4.5G goes 3.9 f-stops narrower
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Reasons to consider the Nikon AF-S DX 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR

Image stabilization Nikon VR vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
More zoom 5.8x vs 3.9x
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Around 50% more zoom, giving you more flexibility for photos
Slightly better telephoto 105 mm vs 70 mm
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50% more reach, less perspective distortion
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similarities

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Auto focus Auto focus Help
Easier to use
Zoom range Great zoom Help
AF-S DX 18-70mm f/3.5-4.5G3.9x
AF-S DX 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR5.8x
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.

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

competitors

Nikon Nikkor AF-S DX 18-70mm f/3.5-4.5G IF-ED Competitors

Nikon Nikkor 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR AF-S DX

Nikon Nikkor 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR AF-S DX

Wide angle lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Weight Slightly lighter
Wide minimum Much wider aperture
Nikon Nikkor 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR AF-S DX

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

Travel lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Zoom range More zoom
Nikon Nikkor AF-S DX 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR

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

Travel lens

$250 - $268

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Zoom range Significantly more zoom

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

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