In this review, we will be comparing Tamron 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 Di II VC and Nikon 18-200mm f3.5-5.6G ED VR II, two SuperZoom lenses from Tamron and Nikon. Both cameras have the same focal length and max apertures of 18-200mm focal range and a max aperture of F3.5 - F5.6 so they are very comparable in this regard.
We will start with briefly looking and the main specs of these two lenses and in the section, we will start analyzing in more detail and list the pros and cons of each lenses.
Size and Weight Comparison
Weight of a lens is as important as its external dimensions, especially if you are planning to hand hold your camera and lens combination for longer periods. Tamron 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 Di II VC weighs 400g, which means it is 165g (41%) lighter than the Nikon 18-200mm f3.5-5.6G ED VR II which has a weight of 565g.
Below you can find the dimension and weight table of the 'SuperZoom Lenses in Nikon F (DX) Mount for size comparison purposes.
SuperZoom Lenses in Nikon F (DX) Mount for Size Comparison
Both Tamron 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 Di II VC and Nikon 18-200mm f3.5-5.6G ED VR II has the same Nikon F (DX) lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Nikon F (DX) lenses are Nikon D3500, Nikon D7500 and Nikon D5600.
Tamron 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 Di II VC is also available in Canon EF and Sony Alpha mounts.
Both lenses have the same focal range of 18-200mm and the fastest aperture of F3.5 - F5.6.