Nikon 18-200mm f3.5-5.6G ED VR II is an Auto Focus (AF) SuperZoom lens with APS-C / DX max sensor coverage. When mounted on a APS-C / DX sensor camera, it will give you an FF equivalent focal range of 27 - 300mm. With a max aperture of f3.5 at 18mm, we can not consider this lens fast on wide end and neither at tele end with its f5.6.
This lens features on optical image stabilization which helps capturing sharper images at lower shutter speeds. Nikon 18-200mm f3.5-5.6G ED VR II is not a weather sealed lens, so you have to be extra careful against rain and dust. Nikon replaced the older Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-200mm f3.5-5.6G IF-ED VR with this model. Follow the link to read our detailed comparison of these model: Compare Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-200mm f3.5-5.6G ED VR II vs Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-200mm f3.5-5.6G IF-ED VR