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Nikon Nikkor AF-S DX 18-200 mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR II

Nikon Nikkor AF-S DX 18-200 mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR IINikon Nikkor AF-S DX 18-200 mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR II
 

Specifications:

Manufacturer Nikon Nikkor
Model AF-S DX 18-200 mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR II
Lens style Universal zoom
Focal length 18 - 200 mm
Maximum aperture f/3.5 - 5.6
Angle of view 76 - 8 o
Closest focusing distance 0.5 m
Maximum magnification 1:4.5
Minimum aperture 36
Number of diaphragm blades 7
Auto focus type SWM
Lens Construction 16 elements / 12 groups
Filter diameter 72 mm
Macro No
Available mounts Nikon F
Dimensions 96.5 x 77 mm
Weight 565 g
Additional information

Average rating (12 owners reviews).

Build quality 4.08
Optical quality 4.33
Value for money 4.42
Overall 4.28
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User: D7000D800E
IP 41.159.x.x
Date: 2012-08-12 20:52:25
Owner since: 2 years
Price: € 70
User profile: Amateur
 

Cons: Sharpness at 135mm. CAs at above 100mm. Light performance.

Pros: Great go-everywhere lens if you have enough light.

Summary: Really something to either have on the side for higher demanding amateurs or as sole lens for vacationers.

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User: Ed
IP 121.98.x.x
Date: 2012-07-06 21:23:18
Owner since: 1 year
Price: 1200nzd
User profile: Amateur
 

Cons: None if you compare to other similar lenses. They are all compromises. Excellent to 80mm, good stopped down to 150mm, very good at 200. These aren't primes don't forget.

Pros: All in one versatility. Hugely important if you're walking around or on holiday. Throw in a 50mm 1.8d and you're covered for anything.

Summary: Brilliant piece of kit.

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User: nick_cool
IP 200.3.x.x
Date: 2012-03-02 13:43:20
Owner since: 1 year
Price:
User profile: Amateur
 

Cons: Very big and heavy. The AF is not fast and can be frustrating. It is a plastic lens.

Pros: For the money it is a very good lens, the VR is very effective and the image quality is better than some more expensive Nikon primes.

Summary: Great value for the money, great for amateurs.

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User: shahar r
IP 194.90.x.x
Date: 2011-12-26 13:07:35
Owner since: 2 years
Price: 947 $
User profile: Amateur
 

Cons: very good range and very quality Optical

Pros: reliable and Build quality well

Summary: function and effective for trip

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User: Gianfranco
IP 2.39.x.x
Date: 2011-12-25 20:46:11
Owner since: 2 years
Price: 700€
User profile: Amateur
 

Cons: Resolution above 80-100mm focal length is modest. Distorsion at short focal lengths is noticeable, not worse than other kit lenses though. Expensive.

Pros: Very convenient all-purpose lens with passable image quality especially below 100mm. Not worse than a kit zoom lens, still can go to 200mm if the need arises!

Summary: This lens is not worse than any kit zoom below 100mm, and on occasion you can go up to 200mm with a quality that remains acceptable. Good for 1-lens trips but you need other, better telephoto lenses for serious work.

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User: eMHa
IP 203.130.x.x
Date: 2011-04-26 11:56:02
Owner since: 3 months
Price: SGD 800
User profile: Amateur
 

Cons: not too good for low light,

Pros: Good handle, and picture quality

Summary: it is very useful lens for traveling, thanks for Nikon

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User: Jacques
IP 158.169.x.x
Date: 2011-04-13 13:27:26
Owner since: 1 year
Price: 500€
User profile: Amateur
 

Cons: maybe zoom cripping (but rarely held vertically).

Pros: very good for traveling or when time between large and close shots is short. very good image quality.

Summary: I use it on D300s and i am very pleased with the results. easy to use in all situation even in low light, some setup on the body camera and ... it's in the box :)

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User: sailor
IP 173.184.x.x
Date: 2011-03-29 14:37:11
Owner since: 1 month
Price: 799.00
User profile: Amateur
 

Cons: 200mm could be sharper.

Pros: Great travel lens. The first one hundred photos were excellent. The lens is very easy to use with my D7000 .

Summary: This was a great value for the money and Nikon quality is hard to beat.

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User: Gian
IP 87.8.x.x
Date: 2010-09-17 13:07:45
Owner since: 1 year
Price: 900€
User profile: Amateur
 

Cons: Annoying zoom creep Not very fast

Pros: Excellent optical quality below 100mm focal length Very convenient all-in-one lens Very fast autofocus

Summary: An excellent alternative to medium-zoom kit lenses, very convenient when traveling light, maybe coupled with a couple of prime lenses

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User: Martín
IP 192.109.x.x
Date: 2010-04-14 12:04:58
Owner since: 2 years
Price: 750€
User profile: Semipro
 

Cons: zoom cripping

Pros: versatility, picture quality

Summary: when travelling, this is mostly my only lens. If anything, I take a super wide angle along.

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User: rigaud
IP 82.243.x.x
Date: 2010-04-10 21:22:04
Owner since: 4 years
Price: 700
User profile: Amateur
 

Cons: nothing

Pros: universality easy to transport

Summary: best lens for travel

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User: Long Tin
IP 219.79.x.x
Date: 2010-04-06 08:39:14
Owner since: 3 months
Price: HKD7000
User profile: Amateur
 

Cons: Slow! f/5.6 at 200mm? Not good for low light, Zoom and focus ring too small

Pros: VR, gives you 4 more stops of light, Quick AF (full time manaul override)

Summary: Good starting lens, great step-up from kit 18-55mm. Lies between entry-level and serious amateur


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