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Nikon 55 - 300 / 4,5 - 5,6 G ED DX VR

Nikon 55 - 300 / 4,5 - 5,6 G ED DX VR
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1294 reviews

Feb, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1294 reviews of Nikon 55 - 300 / 4,5 - 5,6 G ED DX VR. The average rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.4/5 for other Lenses & Filters for all reviews.

On average, users rate this product 94/100 and experts rate this product 70/100.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Nikon 55 - 300 / 4,5 - 5,6 G ED DX VR

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 450 user reviews of Nikon 55 - 300 / 4,5 - 5,6 G ED DX VR from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.4/5 for other Lenses & Filters on Amazon.co.uk.

97% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 55-300mm f/4.5-5.6G VR LensNikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 55-300mm f/4.5-5.6G VR Lens

Feb, 2018

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Nikon 55 - 300 / 4,5 - 5,6 G ED DX VR

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 18 user reviews of Nikon 55 - 300 / 4,5 - 5,6 G ED DX VR from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Lenses & Filters on Amazon.com.

83% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

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Feb, 2018

Expert review by: (ephotozine.com)

Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 55-300mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR

 

A 5.5x telephoto zoom lens for DX cameras with Vibration Reduction which starts where bundled kit lenses stop extending your range through to a super-telephoto 300mm.

Decent optical performer; Good build quality for a consumer lens; Light weight

Delay before VR system kicks in properly

Sep, 2010

Expert review by: photodo.com (photodo.com)

REVIEW: Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 55-300mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR

 

Gary Wolstenholme takes a look at Nikon's latest telephoto offering for DX format cameras.

Decent optical performer; Good build quality for a consumer lens; Light weight

Lens extends and focus ring rotates during AF; Delay before VR system kicks in properly

During testing the Nikon 55-300mm lens proved itself capable of producing decent results. It fills a gap in Nikon's lens line up giving DX camera owners the popular 300mm focal without leaving a gap after the 18-55mm kits lenses provided with most of...

Consumer review by: Olebrute (bestbuy.com)

Better then i thought it would be.

 

I'm not a pro but I do know what I like and don't like in a picture.

Feb, 2016

Consumer review by: Fancypants (bestbuy.com)

Great value for this item

 

I love, love, love this lens , Great for getting closer to subject

Feb, 2016

Consumer review by: Rustemov (bestbuy.com)

Good lense

 

Overall very good lense, at 55-300 it's a good walkaround camera if you are outside and your photo isn't of something closer than 4ft. I take pictures of aircraft so it has worked amazingly for me. The glass let's in good amounts of light for those...

Feb, 2016

Consumer review by: LW1968 (bestbuy.com)

awesome zoom lens

 

prestine close ups!! easy change over of lenses. perfect all around lens

Feb, 2016

Consumer review by: Bonnieglen (bestbuy.com)

Great all around lens

 

Much easier to have one lens to carry than several and get good pictures

Feb, 2016

Consumer review by: JBmystic (bestbuy.com)

Good Lens

 

I used to have a 55-200 lens . This new lens is much better at getting close ups

Feb, 2016

Consumer review by: TGM9 (bestbuy.com)

Nice telephoto lens

 

Needed a telephoto lens for D5500 and this was the perfect match. Good zoom options and good pics.

Feb, 2016

Consumer review by: Sri12345 (bestbuy.com)

Awesome product

 

Awesome product. Did what it is supposed to do. Take great pictures.

Feb, 2016

Product Specifications

Design

Color of product:Black
Mounting type:Bayonet

Lens System

35 mm camera lens equivalent:3.25 - 17.7
Aperture range (F-F):4.5 - 22
Closest Focusing Distance:55.1
Component for:SLR
Diagonal angle of view (max):28 / 28.5 / 28.85
Diagonal angle of view (min):5.33
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):3.25 - 17.7
Focal length range (f-f):2.17 - 11.8
Focus adjustment:Auto/Manual
Image Stabilizer: Yes
Lens mount interface:Nikon F
Lens structure:17/11
Lens structure (elements/groups):17/11
Lens Type:Super telephoto / Telephoto
Maximum aperture number:22 / 29 / F/4.5-5.6
Maximum focal length (35mm film equiv):17.7
Minimum aperture number:4.5 / f/22-29
Minimum focal length (35mm film equiv):3.25
Number of diaphragm blades:9
Reproduction ratio:0.28 / 0.28x
Viewing angle, horizontal:28
Viewing angle, vertical:5
Zoom capability:5.5x

Other Features

Dimensions (WxDxH):3.01 x 3.01 x 4.84
Magnification:0.28

Packaging Content

Bag included: Yes
Lens hood: Yes

Performance

Auto focus: Yes
Camera brands compatibility:Nikon
Compatible products:HB-57, LC-58, LF-4, CL-1020 / HB-57, LC-58, LF-4, CL-1020. / Nikon D3100 / Nikon DX SLR
Lens hood: Yes
Manual focus: Yes
Ultrasonic motor (USM): Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Diameter:3.01
Filter size:2.28
Length:4.84
Weight:18.7 / 20.5