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

Model #20050

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Weight 10.60 oz (301 g)
Dimensions (DxL) Approx. 2.70 x 3.20" (6.86 x 8.13 cm)
Filter Thread Front:52 mm


Format Compatibility Nikon DX
Angle of View
DX Picture Angle: 28.7° - 8.0°
Minimum Focus Distance 3.70' (1.13 m)
Maximum Reproduction Ratio 1:.23
Focal Length 55 - 200mm
Comparable 35mm Focal Length: 82 - 300 mm
Diaphragm Blades 7, Rounded
Elements/Groups 13/9
Aperture Maximum: f/4 - 5.6
Minimum: f/22 - 32
Camera Mount Type Nikon F


Tripod Collar No
Autofocus Yes
Image Stabilization Yes
Expert Reviews
19 June 2015

This new telephoto zoom lens sports a compact, collapsible design, Vibration Reduction and silent focusing. It costs around £270, and in this review, we'll take a look at how it performs.

4 April 2016

Nikon and its imaging products are known for their better technique, better insight and better image quality. The newly introduced Nikkor AF-S 55-200mm VR f/4-5.6 DX lens is another great offering from the house of Nikon, which comes bolstered with state of art optical technologies like the...

26 March 2015

Collapsible lenses appear to be in fashion at the moment, and the smaller size will appeal to those who don't fancy carrying a large bag full of lenses around with them at all times.

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    Decent performance for an entry level lens, Silent focusing, Collapsible design, Lightweight, Compact, Quick focusing

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    Seems quite expensive compared to current equivalents, Performance isn't bad, but certainly not worth paying a premium for

User Reviews
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10 December 2016

Mission specific, a lightweight 200mm zoom to put with an easy-to-carry D5500 travel kit (with a 16-85mm, and 35mm prime), replacing a hulking 80-200mm 2.8 D that doesn't autofocus. Does the 55-200 take better or even as good pictures?

29 April 2017

I love it but I wish it could be faster on the D3200. I recommend it to junior photographers such as me.If you are a new beginner you have to buy this lens and the reasons are its cheap, its got VR, Its got a zoom rande of 55-200 which is pretty good for sports and wildlife.

18 May 2017

If you check the reviews on other sites, as I did, you will find that this is a very well reviewed lens. The people that buy it, including me, love it. Don't let the camera "snobs" scare you off. This is a great lens for the money!

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    No matter how good or bad you consider this lens it is a like new Nikon Lens and it is an amazing price. I have used it some and have been very satisfied with the results. If you are new or just a weekend photographer this is a great way to get a nice 55-200mm zoom lens

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    It doesn't come with any accessories so if you want a case or a hood you will need to buy that separately.

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11 March 2017

I have a D90 with two FX lenses that have served me fairly well over the last 7+yrs, the AF-S 50mm 1.4 G and the AF-S 70-300mm 4.5-5.6 G ED VR. I have thoroughly enjoyed the 70-300 for many outdoor/nature/sports photos; the sharpness (from 70 to about 220mm) and speed have been great.

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    - Effective VR - Optical performance that greatly exceeds its price. - Very light for a telephoto with this range

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    - Very light weight (plastic) may make it a bit more fragile. - Mechanical feel (zoom) not the smoothest

11 January 2017

I have shot Nikon for about 40 years. Their products are, and always have been, first rate and this lens is no exception. Besides producing a consistently excellent result, all Nikon camera equipment is very rugged and has stood up to the drops, bangs and bumps of traveling around the world with not...

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    Does exactly what it says it will do and at a very affordable price.

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1 week ago

Love this lens and it is affordable because it was used and works well with my camera. It allows me to go out to 200mm with clarity and takes great pics.

1 December 2016

Fits the camera perfect!! Works great both manual and automatic!! Would definitely recommend for everyone that take pictures while sitting it stands and or vacations

3 May 2012

I'm very pleased with the value I got for my buck!The package had everything I was looking for and a couple of extras.

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    Consistent Output, Easily Interchangeable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Lightweight

2 weeks ago

I love this lens. It is a great in-between lens for the kit lens, 18mm-55mm, that comes with the Nikon D5500. and the 70mm-300mm telephoto lens. I have not noticed any downside to this lens at this time.

2 weeks ago

Replaced the original lens from the kit I purchased 3 years ago, which had suddenly seized up. Nikon must be replacing this lens since there was $200 off, making it less expensive to replace than to repair the old one. This lens also has a shorter length when in storage mode,

Product Highlights
  • F Mount Lens / DX Format
  • Maximum Aperture Range: f/4 to 5.6
  • Minimum Aperture Range: f/22 to 32
  • Extra-Low Dispersion (ED) Glass
  • Super Integrated Coating
  • Silent Wave Motor AF System
  • Nikon VR II Image Stabilization
  • Manual Focus Override
  • Rounded 7-Blade Diaphragm
  • Compact and Lightweight
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In The Box
  • Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 55-200mm f/4-5.6G ED VR II Lens
  • 52mm Snap-On Lens Cap
  • LF-4 Rear Lens Cap
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty with 4-Year US Extension with Online Registration
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