- Model name: Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 55-200mm f/4-5.6G ED
- Focus Type: Autofocus / Manual
- Format : APS-C / Crop Sensor
- Mounts: Nikon DX
- Color: Black
- Purchase options: Amazon | Adorama | B&H
A medium range telephoto lens the AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor 55-200mm f/4-5.6G ED has a wide f-stop of f/4 available at 55mm and f/5.6 available at 200mm. this is lens satisfies the needs of a landscape, sports and action photographer. It can even be used for portraiture as it is basically a medium range telephoto lens.
Nikon’s Silent Wave Motor makes this lens quiet during auto-focusing. The presence of two Extra-Low dispersion glass elements ensures that the lens has a reduced affect from color fringing and better color saturation in the final photos. Additionally Nikon has also provided Super Integrated Coating (SIC) on the lens.
The lens diaphragm is mad up of 9 beautiful rounded blades. This I what enables the user to capture a beautiful bokeh (soft out of focus effect of the foreground or the background).
The maximum angle of view of the lens is 28°50′ and the minimum angle of view is 8°. A total of 13 lens elements including 2 ED glass elements make up the lens construction arranged in 9 groups. The minimum focusing distance of the lens is only 3.1’ (0.95 meter). The filter type that this lens takes is screw-on and of the size 52mm.
The dimensions of the lens is 2.7×3.1” (diameter x length) and the weight of the lens is 255 grams. Depending upon the country where you live, the lens ships with a front snap-on cap, a rear cap, a lens hood and a soft pouch for the lens for transportation.
Sample Images by AF-S DX NIKKOR 55-200mm f/4-5.6G ED on Flickr
AF-S DX NIKKOR 55-200mm f/4-5.6G Specifications
|Construction||13 elements in 9 groups (2 ED glass elements)|
|Picture angle||28°50′ – 8°|
|Closest focusing distance||0.95m (through the entire focal range)|
|Max reproduction ratio||1/4.4|
|No. of diaphragm blades||9 (rounded)|
|Diameter x length(extension from lens mount)||Appproximately 68 x 79 mm/2.7 x 3.1 in.|
|Wt||Approximately 255 g/9.0 oz.|
|Accessories||52mm Snap-on front lens cap LC-52, Rear lens cap LF-1, Bayonet hood HB-37, Flexible lens pouch CL-0918|