Product Code: 20050

Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 55-200mm F4-5.6G ED VR II Lens

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Manufacturer Code: 20050
018208200504 UPC : 018208200504
Brand:  Nikon
RRP: 179.00146.00Inc VAT 20%You Save:  33.00
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Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 55-200mm F4-5.6G ED VR II Lens: Nikkor lens is a versatile 55–200mm focal range lens having an ultra-compact design. This telephoto lens is the perfect partner for smaller DX-format and Nikon FX D-SLR cameras with DX crop mode. Nikon DX-format telephoto lens offers a serious size advantage to the users. This lens is compact, lightweight and easy-to-handle. Portable telephoto zoom lens covers a versatile 55–200mm focal length range.

The lens is great for close-ups of distant subjects, travel shots, sporting adventures, and amateur wildlife photography. Autofocus is fast, precise, and super-quiet, and Nikon’s Vibration Reduction system enables blur-free images. Retractable lens mechanism retract the lens when it’s not in use for superior portability. Enables more stable handheld shooting and lets you shoot at up to four stops slower.

VR operation is quiet, even when filming. The Nikon lens produces beautifully sharp photos and videos, even when shooting handheld. One extra-low dispersion glass element helps minimise chromatic aberration for high-contrast images. Silent Wave Motor is incorporated for fast, precise and super-quiet operation. The lens offers minimum focus distance of 1.1 m throughout the zoom range.

Super Integrated Coating applied to the lens elements minimizes ghosting and flare while providing high contrast and vivid results. Image stabilization function allows shutter speeds up to 4 stops slower than would otherwise be possible before camera shake becomes apparent within the image.


  • Compatible with Nikon DX cameras and Nikon FX cameras with DX crop mode
  • Extra-low dispersion glass element minimizes optical distortion and chromatic aberration
  • Rounded, seven-blade diaphragm provides smooth, out-of-focus elements and highlights
  • Offer versatile zoom range that is effective from wide-angle to portrait length telephoto
  • Super Integrated Coating minimizes ghosting and flare while providing high contrast and vivid results
  • Image stabilization function allows shutter speeds up to 4 stops slower than would otherwise be possible before camera shake becomes apparent within the image
  • Internal lens group shifts during focusing, thus lens do not change in size during AF operation, allowing for compact, lightweight lenses capable of closer focusing distances


  • Model: AF-S DX Nikkor 55-200mm F4-5.6G ED VR II
  • Colour: Black
  • Lens Mount: Nikon F-Bayonet
  • Focal Length: 55-200mm
  • Aperture: Maximum Aperture F4-5.6
  • Minimum Aperture: F22-32
  • Compatible Format(s): DX
  • Angle of View: Maximum Angle of View (DX-format) 28°50'
  • Minimum Angle of View (DX-format): 8°
  • Maximum Reproduction Ratio: 0.23x
  • Optical Conversion Factor: 1.5x
  • Lens Elements: 13
  • Lens Group: 9
  • Diaphragm Blades: 7
  • AF-S (Silent Wave Motor): Yes
  • Autofocus: Yes
  • Super Integrated Coating: Yes
  • ED Glass Elements: Yes
  • Distance Information: Yes
  • G-type: Yes
  • Internal Focusing: Yes
  • Vibration Reduction: Yes
  • Zoom Ratio: 3.6x
  • Minimum Focus Distance: 1.1m
  • Focus Mode: Auto/Manual
  • Filter Thread: 52mm (Screw-on)
  • Dimensions: 70.5 x 83mm
  • Weight: 300g

Kit Contents
Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 55-200mm F4-5.6G ED VR II Lens
52mm Snap-On Lens Cap
User Operating Instructions Manual
Manufacturer Warranty
Instruction / User Manual

About Nikon Lenses

Nikon is the only company in the world that manufactures their imaging products all the way from glass manufacturing to finished products. The spirit and technology to freely maneuver light are deeply embedded in Nikon's products. Nikkor is a lens brand for cameras that symbolizes the sprit of Nikon.
The design concept of Nikkor such as: "100 year quality" achieved through the fusion of traditional craftsmanship with the latest technology; lenses of such quality that they are considered works of art reflecting the unique craftsmanship of the master lens makers; High image quality unique to Nikon that is both sharp and expressive; Styling so beautiful it brings a joy of ownership without sacrificing usability.
The highly expected Nikon VR Lenses are professional-grade lenses that is specifically designed for portraits, studio and wedding photographers who need an ultra-fast, quality lenses with a large aperture for low-light circumstances. VR technology remove image blur caused by camera wobble, mainly when shooting in low-light conditions, permitting photographers to use shutter speeds up to three stops slower than they would normally use to obtain sharp, well exposed images.
Prime lenses, are smaller, lighter and more compact than zoom lenses and tend to be faster, offering wide apertures of f/2.8, f/1.8 or even f/1.4. The large apertures let in more light, which benefits the photographer in a number of ways.
Nikon Macro lenses ensure superior optical performance even at close distances that allows you to you take photographs that are 1:2 or 1:1 reproduction, which is life size to life size respectively without the need for any additional accessories. It has both AF (Auto-focus) and MF (manual focus) mechanism. Nikon Macro lenses features IF "Internal Focusing" mechanism for quiet and smooth Auto Focus, yet the length of the Lens doesn't change during AF.
Nikon's Micro-NIKKOR lenses are designed to perform their best from infinity all the way down to their closest focusing distances. Moving in extremely close to the subject using a Micro-NIKKOR lens lets you to fill the entire frame with your subject, allowing you to expand your artistic vision.
Nikon Zoom lenses offers high-performance features in a solid body. Additionally they possess the shortest closest-focusing distance in its class - 0.33m throughout the entire zoom range. Nikon Zoom lenses are perfect for photojournalism and other all-purpose photographic needs.
These elements convey an "authentic ambience" to its owner, and are passed from yesterday to today, and from today to tomorrow, with the aim of bringing greater joy of visual expression to people who take photos.

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Customer Reviews on Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 55-200mm F4-5.6G ED VR II Lens

5 out of 5 based on 4 reviews
Review by ,    ,    Customer Rating:   5 of 5 Stars!

Micro globe sells this lens at a remarkably low price. It is light for a lens and when mounted it does not register unless it s button is pushed. Yes it does expand quite a bit. Would I recommend you buy it - yes because you will use it.

Review by ,    ,    Customer Rating:   5 of 5 Stars!

Straightforward internet transaction from UK based company who also have a retail outlet in London if you want to see before you buy. Highly recommended and great value.

Review by ,    ,    Customer Rating:   5 of 5 Stars!

I was most impressed with the speedy response to my order. This Nikon lens is priced most competitively and perfectly complements my lightweight DX camera travel system. You will not be disappointed with this new VR II version of the 55 - 200mm telephoto lens.

Review by ,    ,    Customer Rating:   5 of 5 Stars!

Very pleased with purchase from Microglobe. confirmation very quickly item was being shipped and this then arrived safely by Royal Mail delivery as described. Just tested lens and very pleased with results will certainly use again if prices remain as competitive

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This product was added to our catalog on Monday 09 February, 2015.