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Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-200mm f3.5-5.6G ED VR II vs Tamron AF 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 XR Di II LD Aspherical IF Macro

Looking to find more information regarding these two camera lenses? Check out our side by side comparison of the Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-200mm f3.5-5.6G ED VR II vs Tamron AF 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 XR Di II LD Aspherical IF Macroto review specs, pros and cons, and which is right for you.

Nikon 18-200mm f3.5-5.6G ED VR II Top Features

  • 18-200mm Focal Range
  • F3.5 – F5.6 Max Aperture
  • Image Stabilization
  • Filter Thread: 72mm
  • Max Format: APS-C / DX
  • Nikon F (DX) Mount
  • Weight: 565g.
  • Diameter: 77mm
  • Length: 97mm
  • Min Focus Distance:0.5m

Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-200mm f3.5-5.6G ED VR II

Tamron AF 18-200mm f3.5-6.3 XR II LD Top Features

  • 18-200mm Focal Range
  • F3.5 – F6.3 Max Aperture
  • Filter Thread: 62mm
  • Max Format:
  • Nikon F (DX) Mount
  • Weight: 398g.
  • Diameter: 74mm
  • Length: 84mm
  • Min Focus Distance:0.45m
  • Max Magnification:0.27x

Tamron AF 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 XR Di II LD Aspherical IF Macro

Our Winner: Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-200mm f3.5-5.6G ED VR II over Tamron AF 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 XR Di II LD Aspherical IF Macro

Image Stabilization Yes vs No
Max Aperture – Tele 5.6 vs 6.3

Pros Of Tamron AF 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 XR Di II LD Aspherical IF Macro over Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-200mm f3.5-5.6G ED VR II
Weight 398g vs 565g
Diameter 74mm vs 77mm
Length 84mm vs 97mm
Filter Thread 62mm vs 72mm
Minimum Focus Distance 0.45m vs 0.5m
Max Magnification 0.27x vs x

Cons Of Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-200mm f3.5-5.6G ED VR II and Tamron AF 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 XR Di II LD Aspherical IF Macro
Internal Zoom No vs No
Weather Sealing No vs No

Nikon 18-200mm f3.5-5.6G ED VR II vs Tamron AF 18-200mm f3.5-6.3 XR II LD All Features

General Nikon 18-200mm f3.5-5.6G ED VR II Tamron AF 18-200mm f3.5-6.3 XR II LD
Brand Nikon Tamron
Lens Type Zoom Zoom
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Lens Type SuperZoom SuperZoom
Lens Mount Nikon F (DX) Nikon F (DX)
Max Format APS-C / DX APS-C / DX
Focal Range 18-200mm 18-200mm
Image Stabilization Yes No
Colour Black Black
Zoom Method Rotary (extending) Rotary (extending)
Power Zoom
Zoom Lock Yes
Zoom Ratio 11.1X 11.1X
Aperture
Max Aperture F3.5 – F5.6 F3.5 – F6.3
Min Aperture F22.0 – F36.0 F22.0
Aperture Ring No No
Diaphragm Blades 7 7
Optics
Optical Elements 16 15
Optical Groups 12 13
Special Elements 2x ED glass elements and 3x aspherical lens elements 3 hybrid aspherical lens elements 2 LD (Low Dispersion) glass elements 1 XR element (Extra Refractive Index)
Focusing
Min Focus Distance 0.5m 0.45m
Max Magnification unknown 0.27X
Autofocus Yes Yes
AF Motor Type Ultrasonic Micromotor
Full Time Manual No
Focus Method Internal Internal
Distance Scale Yes Yes
DoF Scale Yes Yes
Distance Scale Yes Yes
Focus Distance Limiter Unknown Unknown
Physical Specs
Weight 565g 398g
Diameter 77mm 74mm
Length 97mm 84mm
Materials Plastic barrel, metal mount Unknown
Weather Sealing Unknown Unknown
Filter Thread 72mm 62mm
Filter Notes
Hood Supplied Yes Yes
Hood Code HB-35 flower shaped hood
Tripod Collar No No
Optional Accessories
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