Nikon UK announces the introduction of the AF-S DX Nikkor 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR II lens. This flexible 11.1x Vibration Reduction superzoom Nikkor lens replaces the popular AF-S DX VR Zoom Nikkor 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6G IF-ED, and improves functionality and image quality.
Robert Cristina, Manager Professional Products, Nikon Europe says: “The 11.1x zoom ratio and beautifully balanced design make it ideal for anyone on the move and travelling light. The latest modifications in the new 18-200 come as a result of valuable feedback from customers.
More practical, more quality
The AF-S DX Nikkor 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR II incorporates an all new zoom mechanism to prevent what is sometimes referred to as ‘zoom creep’ (the lens moves under its own weight when tilted). A new zoom lock switch keeps the lens compact when being carried as well. The AF-S DX Nikkor 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR II also features an improved Super Integrated Coating, an exclusive multi-layer lens element coating which reduces ghost and flare, ensuring improved image quality and contrast.
The lens features Nikon’s exclusive Vibration Reduction (VRII), giving users the ability to shoot at shutter speeds up to four stops slower than would otherwise be possible, thereby minimizing image blur caused by camera shake. The optical VR system also stabilises the viewfinder image enabling more accurate autofocus acquisition and framing to make it ideal for shooting in low light conditions without a tripod.
||ED glass and aspherical lens elements
|No. diaphragm blades
|Closest focusing distance
||0.5 m/1.6 ft.
|Diameter x length
||Approximately 77 x 96.5 mm/3.0 x 3.8 in.
||Approximately 565 g/19.9oz
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