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What should I buy? Nikon D5200 with 18-55 mm VR kit lens or 18-105 mm VR kit lens.

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closed as not constructive by mattdm, dpollitt, AJ Henderson, Itai, John Cavan May 15 '13 at 13:52

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For what sorts of photography? Budget? Planning to buy other lenses in future? – MikeW May 15 '13 at 8:16
Take a look at… -- this might help you get started. – mattdm May 15 '13 at 14:23

I'm assuming budget is no option, although both are quite cheap, and hence would suggest the kit with the 18-105. A year or so ago I had to make the same decision and opted for the aforementioned lens. I didn't regret it at all. You can find a lot of reviews for either lens, here is a small selection :

It's important to know that both lenses aren't great, they're good enough - but they still are a very good start.

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