The AF-P DX Nikkor 10-20mm f/4.5-5.6G VR lens is a small, light optic and hardly seems to add any bulk or weight to the D7500 DX format body used for this review. Intended for use on APS-C format DSLRs, manufactured with extensive use of lightweight plastics, do we have here another “Plastic Fantastic”? Let’s find out.
Handling and Features
There’s no denying the usefulness of the 10-20mm range, on the APS-C format this being a “35mm format equivalent” of 15-30mm. The 230g weight and restricted aperture of f/4.5 to f/5.6 all help to contribute towards the miniscule form factor. There is even VR (Vibration Reduction) built in, the on/off selection being controlled from within the camera menus. Also controlled by the camera are the aperture and the AF/MF selection. All this no doubt saves space in the actual lens construction itself.
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