Nikon 70-200mm f/2.8G AF-S VR II Lens Specifications and Measurements

SpecificationsNikon 70-200mm f/2.8G AF-S VR II Lens
  Nikon 70-200mm f/2.8G AF-S VR II Lens
Year Introduced2009
Mounts OnFull Frame, APS-C
Lenses / Groups21/16
Angle of View: Diagonal34° 20' - 12° 20'
Aperture Range - Wide / Long f/2.8-22 / f/2.8-22
Number of Aperture Blades 9
Rounded Aperture?
Manufacturer Specification Weight 54.4 oz  (1540g)
Actual Weight 51.2 oz  (1450g)
Lens Hood Weight 1.8 oz  (50g)
Tripod Ring Weight 2.8 oz  (80g)
In-Use Weight 55.8 oz  (1580g)
Manufacturer Spec Size (DxL) 3.43 x 8.09”  (87 x 205.5mm)
Measured Size (DxL) 3.53 x 8.45”  (90 x 214.6mm)
Max Diameter at Tripod Ring 4.8”  (122.5mm)
Max Length at Full Extension 8.45”  (214.6mm)
Internal Zoom? / Extends with Zoom? Y / N
Internal Focusing? / Extends with Focusing? Y / N
Lens Hood Size (DxL) 4.2 x 2.74”  (106.8 x 69.7mm)
Lens Length with Hood (Min-Max) 10.86 - 10.86”  (275.8 - 275.8mm)
Size of Rings: Focus / Zoom 1.29” / 1.24”  (32.8mm / 31.4mm)
Filter Size 77mm  UV ► CP ►
Front Element (Filter Mount) Rotates N
AF Motor Type SWM
Full Time Manual Focus Y
Focus Ring Rotation 142°
Focus Limiter? / Focus Limiter Ranges
Distance Scale? / Type Y / Window
Close Focus  
Specified Min Focus Distance 55.12”  (1400mm)
Tested Min Focus Distance (Wide / Long) 48.82” / 49.61”  (1240mm / 1260mm)
Maximum Magnification (MM) 0.12x
Zoom Ring Rotation 82°
Tripod Ring Included? / Removable? Y /
Lens Hood Included / Model? Y / HB-48 Buy ►
Weather Sealed? / Filter Required? /
Image Stabilization? / Stops? / Tripod Sensing? Y / /
Extender Compatible? Y
Case Included? / Type? Y / CL-M2 Buy ►
47.25" x 31.5" Subject Framing Distance 70mm = 8.24'
85mm = 9.52'
105mm = 11.57'
135mm = 14.71'
200mm = 21.26'
280mm = 29.55' (w/ 1.4x)
340mm = 36.42' (w/ 1.7x)
400mm = 41.97' (w/ 2.0x)
1200mm x 800mm Subject Framing Distance 70mm = 2511mm
85mm = 2903mm
105mm = 3528mm
135mm = 4484mm
200mm = 6480mm
280mm = 9007mm (w/ 1.4x)
340mm = 11102mm (w/ 1.7x)
400mm = 12792mm (w/ 2.0x)
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