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Nikon AF-S DX Zoom-NIKKOR 55-200mm f/4-5.6G ED Lens

BH #NI55200GAF • MFR #2156
Nikon AF-S DX Zoom-NIKKOR 55-200mm f/4-5.6G ED Lens
Key Features
  • F-Mount Lens/DX Format
  • 82.5-300mm (35mm Equivalent)
  • Aperture Range: f/4 to f/22
  • Two Extra-Low Dispersion Elements
Well-suited for subjects ranging from portraits to wildlife, the AF-S DX Zoom-NIKKOR 55-200mm f/4-5.6G ED from Nikon is an 82.5-300mm-equivalent telephoto zoom for DX-format cameras. The versatile range of long focal lengths is ideal for isolating subjects and homing-in on distant scenes. Two extra-low dispersion elements are used to reduce chromatic aberrations and color fringing throughout the zoom range, for greater clarity, and a Super Integrated Coating has also been applied to suppress flare and ghosting for increased contrast. Additionally, a Silent Wave Motor affords fast and near-silent autofocus performance and full-time manual focus override.
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Nikon 55-200mm f/4.0-5.6 Overview

Well-suited for subjects ranging from portraits to wildlife, the AF-S DX Zoom-NIKKOR 55-200mm f/4-5.6G ED from Nikon is an 82.5-300mm-equivalent telephoto zoom for DX-format cameras. The versatile range of long focal lengths is ideal for isolating subjects and homing-in on distant scenes. Two extra-low dispersion elements are used to reduce chromatic aberrations and color fringing throughout the zoom range, for greater clarity, and a Super Integrated Coating has also been applied to suppress flare and ghosting for increased contrast. Additionally, a Silent Wave Motor affords fast and near-silent autofocus performance and full-time manual focus override.

Telephoto zoom is designed for DX-format F-mount cameras and provides an 82.5-300mm equivalent focal length range.
Two extra-low dispersion elements greatly reduce color fringing and chromatic aberrations in order to produce greater clarity and color accuracy.
A Super Integrated Coating has been applied to individual elements to suppress internal reflections, flare, and ghosting for improved contrast and color accuracy when working in strong lighting conditions.
Silent Wave Motor affords quick, quiet, and precise autofocus performance along with full-time manual focus override.
Rounded nine-blade diaphragm promotes a pleasing out of focus quality that benefits the use of shallow depth of field and selective focus techniques.

Nikon 55-200mm f/4.0-5.6 Specs

Lens MountNikon F
Angle of View28° 50' to 8°
Minimum Focus Distance3.12' / 95 cm
Maximum Magnification0.29x
Optical Design13 Elements in 9 Groups
Diaphragm Blades9, Rounded
Dimensions (ø x L)2.68 x 3.11" / 68 x 79 mm
Packaging Info
Package Weight1.15 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)8 x 4.3 x 4.1"

Nikon 55-200mm f/4.0-5.6 Reviews

A must buy.

By Tammy
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2017-10-15

Awesome and sharp lens!

Try it you will like it.

By Stephenm
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2017-08-23

I haven't had a long time with this lenses, but it seems for the money I am going to be very happy.

Great lens

By Jason
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2017-08-23

I have used this lens for everything from sporting events to the solar eclipse. Put the right filter on and your photos cone out amazing.

Great lens for the backyard photographer!

By Tom
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2017-08-17

Great amateur telephoto lens. It's exactly what I wanted!

Really Good

By Sue
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2017-09-27

Years ago I bought a Nikon 70-200 lens. I used in frequently at my jobs of weddings and newspaper photos. I also used it for my fun of wildlife photography -- especially flying birds. The this year became time to buy a new version. This lens is great focusing, light weight, easy to zoom back and forth and lower cost. It is used for the same things again!

love it

By C. Pena
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2017-09-19

it's one of the best lenses on market

Good lens for the money

By Lars
Rated 4 out of 5
Date: 2017-08-29

Not bad for a relatively inexpensive lens. It was forward focusing a bit, so I had slightly blurry images. The Nikon D750 has an auto focus tuning routine in the menu, which seemed to take care of it.

Well worth the upgrade

By Lucas
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2017-08-24

I just upgraded from the nikon 28-300mm and this lens blows it out of the water. The images are much sharper and and the depth of field of the 2.8f is stunning. Looking forward to putting some time in behind it.

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Is this lens compatible with the Nikon D7200 ?
Asked by: Rosa H.
Yes, you can use this lens on the D7200. Although this lens is FX format, which is full frame, and the D7200 is DX format, which has a sensor that is 1.5x smaller, it can still be mounted and used. Your field of view will change by 1.5, so an FX format 70-200mm lens on the DX format camera will have the same field of view as a 105-300mm lens on an FX camera.
Answered by: Lisa S.
Date published: 2018-08-27

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Will this fit on my D3400?
Asked by: Willem M.
The Nikon AF-S DX Zoom-NIKKOR 55-200mm f/4-5.6G ED Lens will be compatible with the Nikon D3400.
Answered by: Dana G.
Date published: 2018-08-27

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How does one get this lens repaired after the B&H One Year Warranty is up?
Asked by: Herbert
I posed this question in a chat session with B&H and their answer is Chrysler Photo New York will work on it.
Answered by: Herbert H.
Date published: 2018-08-27

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Is this considered an off market lens?
Asked by: Anonymous
No, I checked this out carefully. It is a very good lens, just not the newest. It is priced lower than the newest model 70-200. Have used it quite a lot and would get it again in a heartbeat.
Answered by: Robert R.
Date published: 2018-08-27

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I bought the US version of this lens last year and I am just noticing that the serial number on the lens and on the box do not have the 'US' prefix. It is however 20462960. Is this a US lens?
Asked by: Harold M.
E-mail Nikon all the info you have both on the box and lens and they will be glad to tell you where it was made etc.
Answered by: David S.
Date published: 2018-08-27

question

what is the difference between VR and VR2? and how to spot the difference?
Asked by: Mostafa A.
The Nikon VR II offers an increase of stabilization up to 4 stops compared to the original VR which stabilized only up to 3 stops. Most of the current Nikon lenses with VR have the newest version of this feature.
Answered by: Kirk R.
Date published: 2018-08-27

question

Does this come with USA warranty?
Asked by: Anonymous
Any product that states it is an Import will come with a 1-Year B&H warranty.
Answered by: James B.
Date published: 2018-08-27

question

is this compatible with a d600?
Asked by: Cynthia L.
I would look in the the specs of the camera! Sorry I cant help! I have a D7000 camera! I know it said which cameras were not!
Answered by: Jessie M.
Date published: 2018-08-27
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