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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.
AF-S DX VR Zoom-Nikkor 55-200mm f/4-5.6G IF-ED 4.4 5 128 128
Excellent Addition for My D5000 Great lens. After using it for the past 3 months, the more I use it the more I appreciate its features. I would recommend this to anyone using the D5000. July 30, 2010
Good Value This lens has excellent image quality, and the VR helps to use it in lighting situations where the aperture would otherwise be insufficient. Focusing is fast and smooth. It is also light and compact. For the money, it is an excellent lens. What you do give up, however, is the build quality. I am confident that this lens, handled gently, will give many years of service. However, if you plan on using it in rough and demanding situations, it may not hold up. July 30, 2010
Quick autofocus, high res, high value lens. Works very well with D3000 for yardbirds, cats, squirrels and with a +1 close-up add on lens good for flowers, insects etc. Good for distant cityscapes at night and sunrise/sunset scenes. Worth Every Penny! July 24, 2010
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will this work with d90?

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Works wonderfully. Just got it as a Xmas present. Couldn't be happier.
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Fully compatible.
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absolutely!
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Is this Lens compatible with Nikon D3200 24.2 MP CMOS Digital SLR???

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yes
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I believe it is, most all lenses and cameras work hand in hand, that;s the beauty of Nikon..

here is list of lenses from your camera spec sheet...

AF NIKKOR for F3AF not Supported
AF-S, AF-I: All Functions Supported
AI-P NIKKOR: All Functions Supported Except Autofocus and 3D Color Matrix Metering II
Electronic Rangefinder can be used if Maximum Aperture is f/5.6 or Faster
IX NIKKOR Lenses Cannot be Used
Non-CPU: Autofocus not supported. Can be used in mode M, but exposure meter does not function.
Other AF NIKKOR: All Functions Supported Except autofocus and 3D Color Matrix Metering II
Type G or D AF NIKKOR: All Functions Supported Except Autofocus
Type D PC NIKKOR: All Functions Supported Except Autofocus and some Shooting Modes

hope this helps...
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Yes, it is fully compatible.
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Will this work with my D5100?

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All lenses designated AFS have a built in motor and will work on the D3100
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Yes it will.

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Absolutely yes.
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Will this work with D3100?

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Will non VR lense with AF-S DX lense work on D3100...
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Yes, it will work on the D3100.
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Nikkor 55-200mm VR or 55-300mm VR for Nikon D60?

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Hello,
Wondering which Nikkor lens would be best for kids sport activities (55-200mm or 55-300mm)?
I own Nikon D60 with 18-55mm VR, SB-400 and just placed an order for Nikkor 35mm F1.8 lens, now just need to get the right zoom.
Any idea on which Nikkor lens would focus faster or are they the both the same (55-200mm or 55-300mm)?
55-200mm has a perfect price but 55-300mm seems to be better quality built.
I am on a budget so please do not suggest a 70-200mm F2.8 VR for sports pictures, I love it but can't afford it.

Thank you for any feedback,

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I would go with the VR 55-300 much more zooming than the 55- 200 VR lens
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If you’re looking for more Zoom it will be best if you go for the AF-S 55-300mm lens. Both lenses have the same F/stop 4-5.6.
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is this af-s dx vr 50-200 compatible with the nikon d5000

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If it says "AF-S DX" at the beginning of the name, and the Lens Mount (First thing in the tech specs)is Nikon F-Bayonet, then it ill work with the D5000, the D3000, the D3100, etc..
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Yes it is compatible. All AF-S DX model lenses are compatible with D5000.
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Is it compatible with Nikon D5100?

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This lens (product #2166) came with my D5100. It works fine for me.
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yes, it is fully compatible
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is this compatible with D40X?

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is this compatible with D40X?
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As long as you have the AF-S lens, it will work fine. That lens autofocuses rather slow however.
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is compatible with D3000?

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Yes, just bought it and works great with my D3000
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Will this work with my L110?

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The L110 is a fixed lens camera, you cannot use interchangeable lenses.
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