Compact 5.5X DX-format telephoto zoom lens with High Refractive Index lens element and ED glass is Ideal for capturing distant subjects at athletic events, family pictures, dramatic sunsets, travel and more. VR II image stabilization for handheld shooting at up to 4 shutter speeds slower than would otherwise be possible, assuring dramatically sharper still images and stable video capture.
5.5X Telephoto Zoom lens
Angle of view equivalent to a focal length of 82.5 to 450mm in FX/35mm
Nikon VR II Image Stabilization
Vibration Reduction, engineered specifically for each VR NIKKOR lens, enables handheld shooting at up to 4 shutter speeds slower than would otherwise be possible, assuring dramatically sharper still images and video capture.
Tripod Detection Mode
Reduces vibration that may occur due to shutter release when mounted on a tripod.
HRI (High Refractive Index) Lens Element
HRI lens element is essential to keeping the lens compact while offering high contrast even at maximum aperture.
2 Extra-low Dispersion (ED) Elements
Effectively minimizes chromatic aberration, even at the widest aperture settings.
Exclusive Nikon Silent Wave Motor (SWM)
Enables fast, accurate and quiet autofocus.
Nikon Super Integrated Coating (SIC)
Enhances light transmission efficiency and offers superior color consistency and reduces flare.
Minimum Focus Distance Up to 4.6 feet at all focal lengths
Rounded 9-Blade Diaphragm
Renders more natural appearance of out-of-focus image areas.
Focal Length - 55-300mm
Maximum Aperture - f/4.5-5.6
Minimum Aperture - f/22 (at 55mm), f/29 (at 300mm)
Lens Construction - 17 elements in 11 groups
High Refractive Index - (HRI) Lens Element 1
Picture Angle - 28 Degrees 50'-5 Degrees 20'
Minimum Focus Distance - 1.4 m/4.6 ft (throughout the entire zoom range)
Maximum Reproduction Ratio - 0.28x
VR (Vibration Reduction) Image Stabilization - Yes. Provides up to 4 stops of compensation
Advanced Coating - Nikon Super Integrated Coating (SIC)
ED (Extra Low Dispersion) Elements - 2
Focusing - Autofocus with Silent Wave Motor (SWM) and manual focus
Internal Focus (IF) - N/A
Aperture Control - Via camera Command Dial
Diaphragm Blades - 9 (rounded)
Filter Attachment Size - 58mm Screw-on
Dimensions (diameter x length) - (Approx.) 3.0 x 4.8 in. / 76.5?123 mm
Weight - (Approx.) 18.7 oz / 580g
Supplied Accessories - LF-1 Rear Lens Cap; Front Cap, HB-57 Snap-on Type Lens Hood; CL-1020 Soft Lens Case
Product Number - 2197