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Nikon NIKKOR Z DX 50-250mm f/4.5-6.3 VR Lens

BH #NIZ50250 • MFR #20085
Nikon NIKKOR Z DX 50-250mm f/4.5-6.3 VR Lens
Key Features
  • Z-Mount Lens/DX Format
  • 75-375mm (35mm Equivalent)
  • Aperture Range: f/4.5 to f/16
  • One Extra-Low Dispersion Element
Sleek yet long-reaching, the Nikon NIKKOR Z DX 50-250mm f/4.5-6.3 VR is a 75-375mm-equivalent zoom designed for DX-format Z-mount mirrorless cameras. Spanning a versatile range of telephoto focal lengths, this zoom is well-suited for working with distant subjects as well as portraiture applications. Its optical design incorporates one extra-low dispersion element, which greatly helps to reduce a color fringing and chromatic aberrations for greater clarity and color rendering. A Super Integrated Coating has also been applied to minimize ghosting and flare for increased contrast and color accuracy in bright and backlit conditions.
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Nikon NIKKOR Z DX 50-250mm f/4.5-6.3 VR Overview

Sleek yet long-reaching, the Nikon NIKKOR Z DX 50-250mm f/4.5-6.3 VR is a 75-375mm-equivalent zoom designed for DX-format Z-mount mirrorless cameras. Spanning a versatile range of telephoto focal lengths, this zoom is well-suited for working with distant subjects as well as portraiture applications. Its optical design incorporates one extra-low dispersion element, which greatly helps to reduce a color fringing and chromatic aberrations for greater clarity and color rendering. A Super Integrated Coating has also been applied to minimize ghosting and flare for increased contrast and color accuracy in bright and backlit conditions.

Its reach is also benefitted by Vibration Reduction image stabilization, which minimizes the appearance of camera shake by up to 5 stops for sharper handheld shooting. A stepping motor provides quick, quiet, and precise autofocus performance along with full-time manual focus override to suit both stills and video applications. Also, a programmable control ring can be set for intuitive adjustment over a variety of camera and exposure settings.

Telephoto zoom is designed for DX-format Nikon Z-mount mirrorless cameras and provides a 75-375mm equivalent focal length range.
One extra-low dispersion element reduces color fringing and chromatic aberrations for improved clarity and color accuracy.
Super Integrated Coating suppresses flare and ghosting for improved contrast and color fidelity when working in strong lighting conditions.
Stepping motor delivers impressively smooth, quiet, and fast autofocus performance that is well-suited to both stills and video applications. Full-time manual focus override is also possible and an internal focusing design is used, where only the internal lens groups are moved during focusing, to maintain the overall length of the lens during use and to promote faster focusing speeds.
Vibration Reduction image stabilization minimizes the appearance of camera shake by up to 5 stops for sharper handheld shooting.
Programmable Control Ring is, by default, set to adjust manual focus but can also be used to control aperture or exposure compensation.
Specialized electromagnetic aperture mechanism provides greater exposure control stability that is especially beneficial when working with fast continuous shooting rates.
Rounded seven-blade diaphragm promotes a pleasing out of focus quality that benefits the use of shallow depth of field techniques.
UPC: 018208200856

Nikon NIKKOR Z DX 50-250mm f/4.5-6.3 VR Specs

Focal Length50 to 250mm (35mm Equivalent Focal Length: 75 to 375mm)
Maximum Aperturef/4.5 to 6.3
Minimum Aperturef/16
Lens MountNikon Z
Lens Format CoverageAPS-C
Angle of View31° 30' to 6° 30'
Minimum Focus Distance1.64' / 50 cm
Maximum Magnification0.23x
Optical Design16 Elements in 12 Groups
Diaphragm Blades7, Rounded
Focus TypeAutofocus
Image StabilizationYes
Filter Size62 mm (Front)
Dimensions (ø x L)2.91 x 4.33" / 74 x 110 mm
Length at Maximum Extension7.59" / 192.8 mm
Weight14.29 oz / 405 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight1.385 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)7.4 x 4.9 x 4.5"

Nikon NIKKOR Z DX 50-250mm f/4.5-6.3 VR Reviews

nice lense

By Jim
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-11-17

Purchased for my wife's zfc Nikon. Very versatile - 'sharp enough' for everything she wants to do.

Defeats the purpose of having the larger image sensor.

By John
Rated 2 out of 5
Date: 2022-07-04

It's okay, but you only get an image in the 20 Megapixel range, It also makes a smaller video image size, even when you select the larggest image size in either still or video mode. This defeats the purpose of what a Z7 is capable of. There are times too with this lens that you do not get an NEF image if you are recording both JPEG and NEF for each image.

Good beginner lens for the price

By Lee
Rated 4 out of 5
Date: 2022-06-21

Good, sharp lens for beginners. Good value for the price.

Great lens

By Barry
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-05-20

For a reasonably priced lens the quality of the images is surprising good. The pictures are very sharp and colors are great. It pares very well with my Nikon Z fc, it even makes the camera more comfortable to hold. I have the kit 16-50 lens that came with the camera and now I need nothing else.

My first lens purchase, no complaints

By John
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-05-19

This was my first lens after getting a new camera with kit lens. It's been great, zero complaints. Smooth movement, not too heavy, it's my daily driver lens when out walking around.

I had thought I would use my old DSLR Lens but...

By Alexandra
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-05-18

I recently purchased the Nikon Z50, wanting something lighter and mirrorless. Having an older DSLR lens that would work with the new camera with an adapter I did not buy this lens. I quickly felt that I would prefer a new lens for ease and weight. I love it. Definitely worth it, not too expensive and the service was fantastic. We were traveling and I got the usual speedy service even though we were staying in a Yurt in Escalante Utah!!! Thank you so much.

Perfect execution

By Charles
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-08-16

Everything happened as was promised was shipped properly and arrived on the day it was promised C bemis

50-250 mm

By Richard
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-07-28

For a kit lens, I find the shots to be very sharp. Lens is easy to use and light weight. Works well with the Z50

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Will this lens work on the Z6 and 7?

Will this lens work on the Z6 and 7?
Asked by: John
Yes. See my review for a sample picture with this lens on the Z6. The crop makes it a 10MP camera but that is fine for a lot of work.
Answered by: Brian
Date published: 2022-09-07

What is the mp count when mounted to a Z5?

What is the mp count when mounted to a Z5?
Asked by: John
The megapixels will drop to 10.3.
Answered by: Ryan
Date published: 2022-09-07

I have a Z 5 Does this lens fits without an ...

I have a Z 5 Does this lens fits without an adapter? and is this what they are talking about when they say 75-375mm-equivalent?
Asked by: Bill
Nikon NIKKOR Z DX 50-250mm f/4.5-6.3 VR Lens will fit the Nikon Z5 without any adapter, but the Nikon Z5 is full frame and this lens is apsc. Due to that the lens will crop the full frame sensor of the Z5. Less than half of the available megapixels will be used. The angle of view will increase by 1.5x. It will be 75-375mm equivalent because of the 1.5x crop factor.
Answered by: Daniel
Date published: 2022-11-10

What is the difference between this and the S ...

What is the difference between this and the S series Zmount lenses?
Asked by: Ryan
This is a Z-mount DX lens that will work fine on a Z6 or Z7-- It will not, however, utilize the entire sensor. You can expect a little more that 19 megapixels of resolution when its attached to the 45 megapixel Z7. Very early reviews describe it as an excellent inexpensive lens. It will not be as sharp or as well built as an S (professional) lens but it seems like a great lens to own for comparatively very little money.
Answered by: David
Date published: 2020-06-05

Is the lens hood included with this lens or must ...

Is the lens hood included with this lens or must it be purchased sepaarately?
Asked by: Brian
No lens hood included.
Answered by: Gerry
Date published: 2022-09-07

What is the consensus opinion on using this lens ...

What is the consensus opinion on using this lens on Z6? Is it possible to go for large print sizes as effective mega pixel count would be around 10? Will large screen online viewing be adversely affected?
Asked by: Dammika
Using this lens on a Z6 would not produce large quality prints, as far as large screen viewing, it would be fair.
Answered by: Rob
Date published: 2021-01-29

Does this come with front and rear lens caps?

Does this come with front and rear lens caps?
Asked by: Gary
Yes, this lens comes with front and rear caps.
Answered by: Rob
Date published: 2022-09-07

Can I shoot Weddings with this Lens and events ...

Can I shoot Weddings with this Lens and events ???
Asked by: charles
Yes. Good lens to work with not as fast to meet industry standard but will do the job as the VC technology will work for you.
Answered by: hectorm
Date published: 2021-11-18
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