Nikon 55-200mm f4-5.6G VR is a Variable aperture Auto Focus (AF) Telephoto Zoom
lens with Optical Image stabilization and APS-C / DX max sensor coverage, and it is designed to be used with Nikon F (DX) mount cameras.Nikon 55-200mm f4-5.6G VR was replaced with Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 55-200mm f4-5.6G VR II. Follow the link to read our comparison of these lenses: Compare Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 55-200mm f4-5.6G VR vs Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 55-200mm f4-5.6G VR II
What type of photography is the Nikon 55-200mm f4-5.6G VR lens good for?
The type of photography that you are planning to use the Nikon 55-200mm f4-5.6G VR is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated its suitability to various photography scenarios:
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Reasons to Buy Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 55-200mm f4-5.6G VR Lens
Here, we've included a summary of the advantages and disadvantages of the Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 55-200mm f4-5.6G VR lens in a list form to help you determine whether it offers the features you need.
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| Optical Image Stabilization
| Hood supplied
| Internal Focusing
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| Slow Aperture at Tele end
| Variable Aperture
Nikon 55-200mm f4-5.6G VR is compatible with cameras that have 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.
Size, Weight and Filter Thread
Size and weight is a very important decision factor when searching for your next lens. Nikon 55-200mm f4-5.6G VR has a maximum diameter of 73mm and total length of 100mm. It weighs 335g / 11.8 oz.
Nikon 55-200mm f4-5.6G VR has a filter thread of 52mm.
Nikon 55-200mm f4-5.6G VR has a focal range of 55-200mm and 3.6X zoom ratio which has a 35mm equivalent focal range of 82.5-300mm when used on a APS-C / DX format camera.
Optical Image Stabilization
Nikon 55-200mm f4-5.6G VR features an optical image stabilization system which helps to reduce the blur that occurs due to shaking during hand-held shooting.
Nikon 55-200mm f4-5.6G VR features Rotary (internal) zoom method where the length of the lens doesn't change while you are zooming in or out. Even though this design has a size disadvantage in general compare to extending designs, it has the benefits of better sealing against dust and moisture, no zoom creep and no weight balance shift while zooming.
Nikon 55-200mm f4-5.6G VR is a variable aperture lens with a max aperture of f4 and a minimum aperture of f22 at 55mm, and a max aperture of f5.6 and minimum aperture of f32 at 200mm .
Nikon 55-200mm f4-5.6G VR's optical formula consists of 15 elements in 11 groups . Special elements used in this design is 1 ED glass element.
Nikon 55-200mm f4-5.6G VR comes with a removable lens hood which is handy to reduce lens flare and glare in your photos. The model number of the hood is HB-37.
Nikon 55-200mm f4-5.6G VR is available in Black color.
Popular Comparisons of Nikon 55-200mm f4-5.6G VR
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