With its medium-to-telephoto zoom range, the AF-S NIKKOR 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II lets you capture full-frame images with stunning details and sharpness, near or far. A host of high-tech optics and a wide f/2.8 maximum aperture make it perfect for capturing detailed close-ups, fabulous fashion shots, awe-inspiring landscapes, dramatic HD videos and more – under any lighting conditions.
Now you can capture the magnificence of every moment with the AF-S NIKKOR 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II. Its sophisticated optics allows you to achieve peak performance from your Nikon DSLR. Nano Crystal Coat eliminates ghosting and flares, while 7 Extra-low Dispersion glass elements improve the flow of light. These technologies produce impressive and inspiring still images and HD video capture with uncompromising clarity, excellent contrast and true-to-life colours.
This lens gives you the power to capture gorgeous images in any situation. Shoot at maximum f/2.8 aperture across its focal length for faster performance, better low-light shooting and smooth background blurs. Its Silent Wave Motor (SWM) technology offers quick and precise autofocussing with seamless manual focus override, so you never miss your shot. For incredible sharpness while shooting handheld, our sophisticated Vibration Reduction image stabilisation dramatically reduces camera shake – increasing performance by 3.5 stops*.
* Based on CIPA Standard. This value is achieved when: FX-format compatible lenses are attached to an FX-format digital SLR camera and zoom lenses are set at the maximum telephoto position.
Vibration reduction (VR II) equivalent to increases in shutter speed by four steps
A new optical design utilizing seven ED glass elements
Ghost and flare suppression with Nano Crystal Coat
A Silent Wave Motor (SWM) for superior autofocus that is smooth and quiet
Three focus modes built in: M, M/A, A/M
Aperture diaphragm utilizing an odd number of rounded blades (nine) for natural blur characteristics
Shooting at distances as close as 1.4 m throughout the entire zoom range
High-quality exterior design
Lens Construction (Elements/Groups)
21 elements/16 groups (7 ED glass elements, and 1 Nano Crystal Coat)
Picture Angle with 35mm (135) format
34°20’ - 12°20’
Picture Angle with Nikon DX Format
22°50’ - 8°
Closest focusing distance
1.4 m (throughout entire zoom range)
Maximum reproduction ratio
Filter Attachment Size
Dimensions (approx.) (from the cameraâ€™s lens mounting flange)
87 x 205.5 mm
Supplied Accessories (may differ by country or area)
Front Lens Cap LC-77, Rear Lens Cap LF-1, Bayonet Hood HB-48, Flexible Lens Pouch CL-M4