From capturing sprawling landscapes to striking architecture, the AF-S DX NIKKOR 55-200mm f/4-5.6G ED VR II is ready for every sight that catches your eye. A telephoto zoom lens in an incredibly lightweight body, it is the one lens that takes you closer. Perfectly compatible with the preferred DX-format DSLR of your choice, it empowers you to explore a wide range of photographic to bring your creative vision to life.
Go from capturing group photos to close-ups on the sports fields in a snap. With a wide focal length range, the versatile AF-S DX NIKKOR 55-200mm f/4-5.6G ED VR II offers the zoom power to get close from afar, minimising the hassle of switching lenses and missing precious opportunities. Its Silent Wave Motor (SWM) drives the lens elements for superior quiet autofocusing, so you can shoot without disturbing your subject. Forget about having to deal with blurry photos, as the AF-S DX NIKKOR 55-200mm f/4-5.6G ED VR II comes with Vibration Reduction (VR) that provides an effect equivalent to a shutter speed 4.0 stops faster*1, delivering sharper images and steadier HD videos.
Weighing just 300g, the AF-S DX NIKKOR 55-200mm f/4-5.6G ED VR II is a compact, lightweight lens that comes with a unique retractable mechanism so you can take it everywhere you go. Meticulously built with innovative features, the AF-S DX NIKKOR 55-200mm f/4-5.6G ED VR II is designed to pair perfectly with the Nikon D3000 or Nikon D5000 series to create a cohesive, performance-driven DSLR experience to achieve exceptional images as you shoot.
1. Key features
Compared to the current AF-S DX VR Zoom-Nikkor 55-200mm f/4-5.6G IF-ED, length is reduced by approx. 16.5 mm and diameter by approx. 2.5 mm. With a wide focal-length range and superior portability, this lens is ideal for capturing diverse scenes and subjects with a single lens.
Image blur caused by camera shake is effectively reduced by the built-in Vibration Reduction function that provides an effect equivalent to a shutter speed 4.0 stops* faster.
Employing an ED glass element that effectively corrects chromatic aberration, optical performance superior to that of the current model is delivered from a more compact body.
2. System chart
Fmount, Type G AF-S DX lens with built-in CPU
13elements in, 9groups, (including 1 ED lens element)
Angle of view
28° 50′ – 8°
Minimum focus distance
1.1m (3.7ft), from focal plane at all zoom positions
VR (Vibration Reduction) image stabilization
No. of diaphragm blades
7 (rounded diaphragm opening)
Approx. 70.5 mm maximum diameter x 83 mm (distance from camera lens mount flange when lens is retracted)
Approx.300g (10.6 oz.)
AF-S (Silent Wave Motor)
Focus distance indicator
Focal length scale
Graduated in millimeters (55, 70, 85, 105, 135, 200)
Manual zoom using independent zoom ring
52 mm snap-on Front Lens Cap LC-52, Rear Lens Cap