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Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 55-200mm f4-5.6G ED vs Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 55-200mm f4-5.6G VR

Looking to find more information regarding these two camera lenses? Check out our side by side comparison of the Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 55-200mm f4-5.6G ED vs Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 55-200mm f4-5.6G VRto review specs, pros and cons, and which is right for you.

Nikon 55-200mm f4-5.6G ED Top Features

  • 55-200mm Focal Range
  • F4.0 – F5.6 Max Aperture
  • Filter Thread: 52mm
  • Max Format: APS-C / DX
  • Nikon F (DX) Mount
  • Weight: 255g.
  • Diameter: 68mm
  • Length: 79mm
  • Min Focus Distance:0.95m

Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 55-200mm f4-5.6G ED

Nikon 55-200mm f4-5.6G VR Top Features

  • 55-200mm Focal Range
  • F4.0 – F5.6 Max Aperture
  • Image Stabilization
  • Filter Thread: 52mm
  • Max Format:
  • Nikon F (DX) Mount
  • Weight: 335g.
  • Diameter: 73mm
  • Length: 100mm
  • Min Focus Distance:1.1m

Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 55-200mm f4-5.6G VR

Our Winner: Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 55-200mm f4-5.6G ED over Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 55-200mm f4-5.6G VR

Diaphgragm Blades 9 vs 7
Weight 255g vs 335g
Diameter 68mm vs 73mm
Length 79mm vs 100mm
Minimum Focus Distance 0.95m vs 1.1m

Pros Of Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 55-200mm f4-5.6G VR over Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 55-200mm f4-5.6G ED
Image Stabilization Yes vs No
Focus Type Internal Focusing vs Extending front
Internal Zoom Yes vs No

Nikon 55-200mm f4-5.6G ED vs Nikon 55-200mm f4-5.6G VR Specs Table

General Nikon 55-200mm f4-5.6G ED Nikon 55-200mm f4-5.6G VR
Brand Nikon Nikon
Lens Type Zoom Zoom
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Lens Type Telephoto Zoom Telephoto Zoom
Lens Mount Nikon F (DX) Nikon F (DX)
Max Format APS-C / DX APS-C / DX
Focal Range 55-200mm 55-200mm
Image Stabilization No Yes
Colour Black Black
Zoom Method Rotary (extending) Rotary (internal)
Power Zoom No No
Zoom Lock
Zoom Ratio 3.6X 3.6X
Aperture
Max Aperture F4.0 – F5.6 F4.0 – F5.6
Min Aperture F22.0 F22.0 – F32.0
Aperture Ring No No
Diaphragm Blades 9 7
Optics
Optical Elements 13 15
Optical Groups 9 11
Special Elements 2x ED lens elements 1 ED glass element
Focusing
Min Focus Distance 0.95m 1.1m
Max Magnification unknown unknown
Autofocus Yes Yes
AF Motor Type Micro-type ultrasonic Micro-type ultrasonic
Full Time Manual
Focus Method Extending front Internal
Distance Scale Unknown Unknown
DoF Scale Unknown Unknown
Distance Scale Unknown Unknown
Focus Distance Limiter Unknown Unknown
Physical Specs
Weight 255g 335g
Diameter 68mm 73mm
Length 79mm 100mm
Materials Plastic barrel, plastic mount Plastic barrel, plastic mount
Weather Sealing Unknown Unknown
Filter Thread 52mm 52mm
Filter Notes
Hood Supplied Yes Yes
Hood Code HB-34 HB-37
Tripod Collar No No
Optional Accessories
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