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

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. People are impressed by the reliability and size. The design and usability also get good feedback.

price, usability, design, size, reliability

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. Reviewers really like the reliability and design. The usability and price also get good opinions. Opinions are divided on the size.

price, usability, design, reliability

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

Nov, 2017

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. Views about the reliability and design are overall positive. The usability and price are also mentioned favorably.

price, usability, design, reliability

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

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Nov, 2017

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: 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: 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: 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