Nikon 55-200mm f/4-5.6G AF-S DX Lens Specifications and Measurements

SpecificationsNikon 55-200mm f/4-5.6G AF-S DX Lens
  Nikon 55-200mm f/4-5.6G AF-S DX Lens
Year Introduced2005
Mounts OnAPS-C
Lenses / Groups13/9
Angle of View: Diagonal28° 50'-8°
Aperture Range - Wide / Long f/4-22 / f/5.6-22
Aperture Max by Focal Length 55-61mm = f/4.0
62-77mm = f/4.2
78-99mm = f/4.5
100-129mm = f/4.8
130-154mm = f/5.0
155-184mm = f/5.3
185-200mm = f/5.6
Number of Aperture Blades 9
Rounded Aperture?
Manufacturer Specification Weight 9 oz  (255g)
Actual Weight 9.2 oz  (260g)
Lens Hood Weight 0.7 oz  (20g)
In-Use Weight 9.9 oz  (280g)
Manufacturer Spec Size (DxL) 2.68 x 3.11”  (68 x 79mm)
Measured Size (DxL) 2.76 x 3.39”  (70 x 86mm)
Max Length at Full Extension 5.38”  (136.6mm)
Internal Zoom? / Extends with Zoom? N / Y
Zoom Extension Length 1.41”  (35.8mm)
Internal Focusing? / Extends with Focusing? N / Y
Focus Extension Length 0.6”  (15.2mm)
Lens Hood Size (DxL) 3.13 x 1.8”  (79.6 x 45.6mm)
Lens Length with Hood (Min-Max) 4.99 - 6.92”  (126.8 - 175.9mm)
Size of Rings: Focus / Zoom 0.84” / 1.67”  (21.3mm / 42.3mm)
Filter Size 52mm  UV ► CP ►
Front Element (Filter Mount) Rotates N
AF Motor Type SWM
Full Time Manual Focus N
Focus Ring Rotation 65°
Focus Limiter? / Focus Limiter Ranges
Distance Scale? / Type /
Close Focus  
Specified Min Focus Distance 37.2”  (945mm)
Tested Min Focus Distance (Wide / Long) 33.94” / 35.04”  (862mm / 890mm)
Maximum Magnification (MM) 0.29x
Zoom Ring Rotation 90°
Tripod Ring Included? / Removable? N
Lens Hood Included / Model? Y / HB-34 Buy ►
Weather Sealed? / Filter Required? /
Image Stabilization? / Stops? / Tripod Sensing? N
Extender Compatible? N
Case Included? / Type? Y / CL-0815 Buy ►
47.25" x 31.5" Subject Framing Distance On APS-C DSLR:
55mm = 10.35'
70mm = 12.99'
85mm = 15.84'
105mm = 19.20'
135mm = 24.97'
200mm = 34.55'
1200mm x 800mm Subject Framing Distance On APS-C DSLR:
55mm = 3154mm
70mm = 3959mm
85mm = 4829mm
105mm = 5851mm
135mm = 7612mm
200mm = 10530mm
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