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Nikon AF-S Nikkor 55-200 mm f/ 4-5.6 G IF ED VR DX Lens

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Nikon AF-S Nikkor 55-200 mm f/ 4-5.6 G IF ED VR DX lens

Nikon AF-S Nikkor 55-200 mm f/ 4-5.6 G IF ED VR DX lens

Nikon AF-S Nikkor 55-200 mm f/ 4-5.6 G IF ED VR DX lens

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Nikon AF-S Nikkor 55-200 mm f/ 4-5.6 G IF ED VR DX MTF Chart

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Nikon AF-S Nikkor 55-200 mm f/ 4-5.6 G IF ED VR DX optical design

Format: APS-C (crop)

Type: Zoom lens

Focusing: Auto Focus (AF)

Lens mounts: Nikon F (FX, DX)

First year of production: 2007

Optical design: 15 elements in 11 groups (1 element ED)

Features: Ultra-Sonic Motor, Optical stabilisation
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Average price: $298

Specifications:

Focal lengthMax. apertureMin. apertureBladesMin. Focus (m.)Filter Ø (mm.)Weight (gr/oz)Length (mm/in)
55mm - 200mmf/4.0 - f/5.6f/2291.152335/11,899.5/3,9

Additional information:

The Nikon AF-S Nikkor 55-200 mm f/ 4-5.6 G IF ED VR DX  is a fast 3.6x zoom lens with  a 82.5–300 mm focal length  (equivalent for 300 mm film cameras). It was specially designed for Nikon DSLR cameras.

It features the system of Vibration Reduction (VR),  providing the equivalent of shooting at shutter speeds  up to three stops faster in comparison with ordinary lenses, and Silent Wave Motor, providing silent and accurate autofocusing.

 

The Nikon AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor 55-200 mm f/ 4-5.6G IF-ED VR is positioned as a telephoto lens, which is perfect for macro and portrait photography. It is ideally suitable for traveling.

 

The system of Vibration Reduction makes it possible to use it for wild life photography and for shooting dynamic subjects. Generally, the lens is amateur oriented. 

 

The Nikon 55-200 mm f/ 4-5.6G IF-ED AF-S DX VR Zoom-Nikkor pros:

  • Price;
  • Silent Wave Motor;
  • Weight;
  • Built-in stabilizer;
  • Good kitting (pouch, caps)
  • Fast and accurate focusing.

The Nikon 55-200 mm f/ 4-5.6G IF-ED AF-S DX VR Zoom-Nikkorcons:

  • Plastic body;
  • Sometimes insufficient lens speed;
  • Working aperture settings up to f/13. From f/13 on it shows low contrast and blurring.
     

This is an excellent telephoto lens with a good range of focal lengths for a beginner. It is a rather light and optimal lens concerning a price-quality relationship.


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Posted by: KleoY   Date of publication: 19.12.2010



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Mechanical quality3.888
Optical quality4.018
Usability4.638
Pricing / Value5.007
Bokeh3.888
Overall lens rating
4.28

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