Compact design with a versatile telephoto range For those seeking an affordable, versatile all-in-one zoom lens for their DX-format DSLR camera, the AF-S DX NIKKOR 55–200mm is a great choice. Its practical 55–200mm zoom range handles group shots, landscapes, portraits and more, while its telephoto capability brings everything closer. Plus, it delivers close-up shots at 200mm with a Maximum Reproduction Ratio (R:R) of 1/3.5x—great for macro-style shots of flowers, insects and more. Big versatility. Compact design. Powerful DX-format 3.6x zoom lens The AF-S DX Zoom-NIKKOR 55–200mm f/4-5.6G ED offers compact versatility with a powerful focal length range of 55-200mm designed exclusively for Nikon DX-format DSLRs. It’s an ideal 3.6x zoom lens for portraiture, sports or wildlife photography and an excellent companion to the AF-S DX Zoom-NIKKOR 18–55mm f/3.5-5.6G ED kit lens that may have come with your camera. Greater shooting opportunities Nikon-quality images every time The AF-S DX Zoom-NIKKOR 55–200mm features advanced Nikon lens technologies that make capturing the views of your world easier than ever—even in trying conditions. That means more opportunities for creating great photos and videos and more opportunities for creativity.
From the Manufacturer
The Nikon 55-200mm f4-5.6G ED AF-S DX Nikkor Zoom Lens is an ultra compact, lightweight telephoto zoom lens with a 3.6x and 55- to 200-millimeter focal range that offers a remarkable cost-to-performance ratio. Optimized for use with Nikon digital SLRs, this lens is ideally suited for the Nikon D50 digital SLR camera.
This affordable and powerful zoom offers the performance equivalent to an 82.5- to 300-millimeter lens in 35mm format and is suitable for everything from candid portraits to sports, nature, and wildlife photography. Featuring a Silent Wave Motor (SWM) that offers smooth and quite auto focus performance, this lens comes in black and measures a compact 2.7 inches in diameter by 3.1 inches in length and weighs approximately nine ounces.
For optics, the lens employs two ED glass elements that achieve a high resolution and contrast while minimizing chromatic aberration and other forms of distortion. By using this lens along with the Nikon AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor 18-55mm f3.5-5.6G ED lens (sold separately), photographers can achieve a focal length range from 18-millimeter wide-angle to 200-millimeter telephoto, providing a picture angle equivalent to a 27- to 300-millimeter lens in 35mm format. This range allows you to cover an extremely wide variety of subjects and shooting situations.
Note: This lens is not compatible with 35mm or IX240 format film cameras.
What's in the Box
Lens, snap-on front lens cap (LC-52), rear cap (LF-1), hood (HB-34), and semi-soft case (CL-0815).