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Meanwhile, back in the mountains...

There's a gorgeous bird you don't recognize, warbling in a tree far off to the side of your hiking trail. You'd love to look it up, but you can't make it out clearly... wait. Your Nikon 1 has a long-reach 30-110mm lens on the front. With its sophisticated vibration reduction and an almost 300mm (35mm equivalent) magnification, you'll fill the frame and add another exotic sighting to your list.

A telephoto zoom lens like this one is a great addition to your outdoor kit bag. At its widest, it makes an elegant portrait lens, as its aperture design makes for smooth, rounded blurs that add dimension to your chosen subject. And at full extension, you've got the ability to roam far afield, bringing your surroundings closer to you for extended examination.

Legendary Nikkor optics and construction are standard, of course. Extra-low Dispersion (ED) glass and an exclusive multi-layer coating process ensure sharpness and rock-solid color fidelity for all your images.

Product Highlights:

  • 30-110mm f/3.8-5.6 telephoto zoom lens with 35mm equivalent of 81-297mm
  • compatible with Nikon 1 Series digital cameras
  • VR II vibration reduction for steadier handheld shots and better low-light performance
  • internal focusing mechanism doesn't alter lens size
  • minimum focus distance: 40"
  • minimum aperture: f/16
  • seven rounded-diaphragm aperture blades for smooth background defocusing
  • filter/attachment size: 40.5mm
  • lens is 2-7/16" in diameter and 2-7/16" long
  • weight: 6.2 oz.
  • warranty: 5 years
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee
Supplied Accessories:
  • front and rear lens caps
  • lens hood

Nikon 30-110mm f/3.8-5.6 VR 1 Nikkor Reviews

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What's in the box?

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  • 1 Nikkor VR 30-110mm f/3.8-5.6 lens (black)
  • Black LC-N40.5 lens cap (attached to lens)
  • Black 1-Mount LF-N1000 rear lens cap (attached to lens)
  • HB-N103 Bayonet lens hood
  • User's Manual
  • Warranty form
  • Extended warranty info envelope
  • Note on lens barrel button

Features and Specs

Brand Compatibility Nikon
Image Stabilization Yes
Focal Length 30-110mm
Maximum Aperture F/3.8 (W) - 5.6 (T)
Weight 6.3 ounces
Parts Warranty 5 Years w registration
Labor Warranty 5 Years w registration

Product Research


Overview: The Nikon 1 Nikkor 30-110mm f/3.8-5.6 lens is a compact telephoto zoom lens. It is exclusively for Nikon 1 interchangeable lens format digital cameras, such as the J1 and V1. The angle of view is equivalent to a 35mm format lens with a focal length of 81-297mm. It comes with the LC-N40.5 snap-on 40.5mm front lens cap, the LF-N1000 rear lens cap, and the HB-N103 bayonet-type lens hood.

Diaphragm: The lens is equipped with a rounded 7-blade diaphragm.

Vibration Reduction (VR): The 1 Nikkor 30-110mm lens is equipped with Vibration Reduction (VR) Image Stabilization. This lens-shift type stabilization helps reduce camera shake, especially when zoomed in, to keep your images sharp.

Optional Filters: The lens can accept 40.5mm screw-on type filters, such as the optional NC 40.5mm neutral color filter (item # 0543624).


  • Type of Lens: Compact telephoto zoom
  • Type of Mount: Nikon 1 mount
  • Focal Length: 30-110mm
  • Filter Diameter: 40.5mm
  • Closest Focus Distance: 3.3' at all zoom positions
  • Focusing Method: Auto focus or manually via focus ring
  • Aperture Range: f/3.8 (W) - f/5.6 (T) maximum to f/11 (W-T) minimum
  • Lens Construction: 18 elements in 12 groups
  • Angle of View: 29° 40" to 8° 20"
  • Dimensions: Diameter=2.357", Length=2.616" (3.05" w/caps)
  • Weight: approximately 6.3 ounces

Warranty Terms: Nikon offers a 1-year parts and labor warranty on this lens. An additional 4-year Extended Service Coverage is available at no charge if you register the product with Nikon within 10 days of purchase.

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