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Convenient telephoto coverage with Vibration Reduction (VR)

The Nikon AF-S DX VR Zoom-NIKKOR 55-200mm f/4-5.6G IF-ED is an ideal telephoto zoom lens for those seeking a lightweight all-in-one lens or a companion lens for the 18-55mm kit lens that came with their camera. Vibration Reduction (VR) significantly reduces camera shake throughout the entire focal length, making sharp telephoto shots substantially easier to achieve. An ideal lens for sports, people and school events, this lens provides clear images with less blur.
Vibration Reduction
Silent Wave Motor
ED (Extra-Low Dispersion) Glass
A-M
IF Lens

Tack-sharp images

DX-format 3.6x zoom lens with VR

This 3.6x zoom, designed exclusively for use with Nikon’s DX-format D-SLR cameras, features Nikon’s VR (Vibration Reduction) image stabilization and is perfect for portraits and action. Nikon VR (Vibration Reduction) image stabilization provides 3.0 stops* of blur free handheld shooting, assuring dramatically sharper still images and HD video capture.

Stunning views of your world

Nikon-quality images every time

The AF-S DX VR Zoom-NIKKOR 55-200mm f/4-5.6G IF-ED is an advanced lens that pushes your DX-format D-SLR to peak performance. A host of Nikon lens technologies offer greater shooting opportunities, even in trying conditions, so you can capture images you never imagined possible.
*Based on CIPA Standard. This value is achieved when: DX-format lenses are attached to a DX-format digital SLR camera and zoom lenses are set at the maximum telephoto position.
Vibration Reduction
Vibration Reduction
A Nikon in-lens technology that improves image stability by automatically compensating for camera shake. Lenses that offer VR will feature the abbreviation VR on the lens barrel.
Silent Wave Motor
Silent Wave Motor
AF-S NIKKOR lenses feature Nikon’s Silent Wave Motor, which represents a significant advance in AF lens technology.
ED (Extra-Low Dispersion) Glass
ED (Extra-Low Dispersion) Glass
An optical glass developed by Nikon that is used with normal optical glass in telephoto lenses to obtain optimum correction of chromatic aberrations.
A-M
A-M
A-M stands for Auto-Manual Mode. Thanks to a mechanism incorporated in the lens barrel, smooth focusing operation in Manual focus mode is realized in the same way as users have become accustomed to with conventional manual-focus lenses by adding an appropriate torque to the focus ring.
IF Lens
IF Lens
A NIKKOR lens in which only the internal lens group shifts during focusing. These lenses will be designated with the abbreviation IF on the lens barrel.
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Its pretty good but watch out at full zoom I purchase this lens when I purchased my camera about 10 months ago. The lens works fine unless you are at full zoom then things get a little sloppy. I would recommend a tripod with the VR function turned off if you are going to shoot at full zoom. Otherwise this lens works great. September 25, 2014
A Wonderful Complementary Lens When I purchased my new D3300 camera with 18-55mm VR II kit lens, the photo opportunities were immediately rewarding. However, in some situations I desired more than the available 55mm maximum focal length of the kit lens. The Nikon 55-200 VR lens has become a perfect complement. It matches my "normal" zoom lens in both image quality and ease of use, yet gives up to 3.5 times more reach. It is compact enough to fit in the same carrying case with the D3300 body and the original zoom lens, without the bulk and weight of older lenses owned in the past. I highly recommend it! September 2, 2014
pena a regulação do zoon ser na ponta das objetivas É pena A abertura da Lente ser feita na ponta da Lente , acho ridiculo e desmotiva a compra, pq não fizeram como a antiga 28-70 na regulação do zoom ? May 27, 2014
A Great Lens for the Price This lens is the one that's on my camera 80% of the time. The main reason is that it performs great, is very clear and the Auto Focus and VR options perform above what one would expect from a $250 lens. The second reason is that I frequently bang my camera into stuff. So if I damage a lens, better it be a $250 lens than a $1000 lens. May 12, 2014
Great value I purchased this lens to be a companion to my 18-55 and I have been pleasantly surprised by the quality of the glass and the function of the lens. I highly recommend this lens to the beginner or seasoned veteran! April 29, 2014
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will this work with a d300

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will the Nikon AF-S DX VR Zoom-Nikkor 55-200mm f/4-5.6G fit a d3100

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Yes, the AF-S DX VR Zoom Nikkor 55-200mm f/4-5.6G will fit the D3100.
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Is this lens compatible with D5100???

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Is this lens compatible with D5100???
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Yes the AF-S DX VR 55-200 is fully compatible with the D5100
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Can this lens use in Nikon D5000 DSLR camera? It is suitable ?

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Yes it will work just fine.
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Will this lens work with Nikon D5300?

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Can I use a extender on this lens ? and if so which one ?

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The AF-S DX VR Nikkor 55-200 f/4 -5.6 IF - ED is not compatible with any of the Nikon teleconverters.
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Autofocus not working on D50

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I have a D50 and just purchased this lens. Everything seems to work properly except the autofocus. I have both the camera body and the 55-200 lens set to auto (A on the lens, AF on the D50). I can hear the motor activate but the focus never changes in the viewfinder.

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Please contact Nikon Technical Support for help with this question. For information on how to contact Nikon please visit: http://support.nikonusa.com/app/ans....
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Can i buy this lens to AF-S DX VR Zoom-Nikkor 55 - 200 mm for Nikon D5100?

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That lens is a perfect addition to the D5100. For more information on compatible lenses for the camera, please see the enclosed link off of our Knowledge Database: https://support.nikonusa.com/app/an...
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Which type of mount has used, is plastic or metal?

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The type of mount used on the 55-200 is a plastic mount.
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Will this lens work with NIkon d5000

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