- CX-format 11–27.5mm zoom range (35mm equivalent: 30–74mm)
- Waterproof to 15 m
- Shockproof from heights of up to 2 m
- Freeze-proof for temperatures down to -10°C
A lens that withstands the elements. Designed specially for Nikon 1 AW1. Waterproof to 15 m (49 ft)†. Shockproof from 2 m (6.6 ft)‡. Constructed for outstanding performance to water, and rough handling, this compact zoom lens is an exceptional choice for all-around use. The focal-length coverage from medium wide-angle to medium zoom makes it an ideal “standard lens” for everything from parties to portraits, approximating the same angle of view as your eye. Never worry about sudden downpours or accidental drops with this durable and versatile 1 NIKKOR.
- † In-house tests have demonstrated JIS/IEC Class 8 (IPX8) waterproof performance when attached to the waterproof camera.
- ‡ Has passed in-house tests to MIL-STD 810F Method 516.5: Shock standard when attached to the waterproof camera.
- * The risk of condensation can be reduced by attaching an optional filter (Filter AW 40.5 NC) designated specifically for use with Nikon 1 AW1. This filter is recommended when the camera is used underwater, or near water.
- Note: Cannot change lenses underwater.
Optimally designed for excellent image quality. Optical performance identical to 1 NIKKOR 11-27.5mm f/3.5-5.6 delivers class-leading performance across the entire focal-length range. From wide-angle to telephoto, your photos and movies exhibit the remarkable sharpness and clarity that is a hallmark of 1 NIKKOR lenses.
Standard zoom lens for shooting versatility. The focal length coverage (30-74mm in 35mm format) is nicely suited for capturing a wide range of subjects, including lovely scenics, flattering portraits and carefree snapshots. Whether in town or out in the country, you’ll find this lens ideal for nearly any scene.
Easy operation on land and in the sea. The extra-wide zoom ring has a finely knurled, anti-slip surface for sure handling, whether shooting above or beneath the waves and even when wearing gloves.
|Type||Waterproof 1 mount lens|
|Focal length||11-27.5 mm|
|Lens construction||8 elements in 6 groups (including 1 ED lens element and 1 aspherical lens element), 1 protective glass element|
|Angle of view||72° – 32° 20′|
|Minimum focus distance||0.3 m (1.0 ft) from focal plane at all zoom positions|
|Maximum reproduction ratio (35mm  equivalent ratio)||0.1x at minimum focus distance with zoom set at maximum telephoto position (0.28x)|
|Diaphragm blades||7 (rounded diaphragm opening)|
|Aperture range||11 mm focal length: f/3.5 – f/16. 27.5 mm focal length: f/5.6 – f/16|
|Filter-attachment size||40.5 mm (P=0.5 mm)|
|Shockproof performance||Has passed in-house tests to MIL-STD-810F Method 516.5: Shock standard when attached to camera; exterior deformation and surface damage are not tested|
|Waterproof performance||In-house tests have demonstrated JIS/IEC Class 8 (IPX8) waterproofing|
|Operating depth||Maximum 15 m (49 ft), but may not be used at depths that exceed camera’s maximum operating depth|
|Dustproof performance||In-house tests have demonstrated JIS/IEC Class 6 (IP6X) dust-proofing|
|Operating temperature||-10 °C – +40 °C (+14 °F – +104 °F) on land, 0 °C – +40 °C (+32 °F – +104 °F) in water|
|Dimensions||Approx. 63 mm diameter x 56.5 mm (distance from camera lens mount flange)|
|Weight||Approx. 182 g (6.5 oz)|