Nikon 55-300mm f/4.5-5.6G AF-S DX VR Lens Specifications and Measurements

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SpecificationsNikon 55-300mm f/4.5-5.6G AF-S DX VR Lens
  Nikon 55-300mm f/4.5-5.6G AF-S DX VR Lens
Mounts On APS-C
Lenses / Groups 17/11
Angle of View: Diagonal 28° 50' - 5° 20'
Angle of View: Horizontal
Angle of View: Vertical
Aperture Range - Wide / Long f/4.5-22 / f/5.6-
Aperture Max by Focal Length 55-99mm = f/4.5
100-154mm = f/4.8
155-209mm = f/5.0
210-259mm = f/5.3
260-300mm = f/5.6
Number of Aperture Blades 9
Rounded Aperture? Y
Manufacturer Specification Weight 20.5 oz
Actual Weight 18.5 oz
Lens Hood Weight 1.1 oz
In-Use Weight 19.6 oz
Manufacturer Spec Size (DxL) 3.01 x 4.84”
Measured Size (DxL) 3.09 x 5.18”
Max Length at Full Extension 7.46”
Internal Zoom? / Extends with Zoom? N / Y
Zoom Extension Length 1.67”
Internal Focusing? / Extends with Focusing? N / Y
Focus Extension Length 0.63”
Lens Hood Size (DxL) 3.32 x 1.88”
Lens Length with Hood (Min / Max) 6.87 / 9.09”
Size of Rings - Zoom / Focus 1.81” / 0.52”
Filter Size 58mm  UV ► CP ►
Front Element (Filter Mount) Rotates N
AF Motor Type SWM
Full Time Manual Focus Y
Focus Ring Rotation 62°
Focus Limiter? / Focus Limiter Ranges N
Distance Scale? / Type N
Close Focus  
Specified Min Focus Distance 55.1”
Tested Min Focus Distance (Wide / Long) 49.29” / 51.93”
Maximum Magnification (MM) 0.28x
Zoom Ring Rotation 85°
Tripod Ring Included? / Removable? N
Zoom Ring Lock Switch?
Lens Hood Included / Model? Y / HB-57 Buy ►
Weather Sealed? / Filter Required? N
Image Stabilization? / Stops? / Tripod Sensing? Y / 4 /
Extender Compatible? N
Case Included? / Type? Y / CL-1020 Buy ►
47.25" x 31.5" Subject Framing Distance On APS-C DSLR:
55mm =10.29'
70mm = 12.85'
100mm = 18.25'
135mm = 24.35'
200mm = 34.5'
300mm = 50.94'
Year Introduced 2010
Review Nikon 55-300mm f/4.5-5.6G AF-S DX VR Lens
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