AF-S NIKKOR 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II

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Professional, fast aperture, telephoto zoom lens with Vibration Reduction, and Nano Crystal coat. Boasts superb edge-to-corner sharpness and fast, quiet autofocus that offers outstandingly sharp images under any lighting conditions. Weather sealed magnesium body to meet the most challenging professional needs.

Key features

70-200mm zoom range.

Vibration Reduction II (VR II) stabilization system with Normal and Active modes. Lets you use shutter speeds that are up to 3.5* stops slower.

Nano Crystal coat reduces ghost and flare.

7 ED glass elements to minimize chromatic aberration.

SWM (Silent Wave Motor) for whisper quiet and fast autofocus.

Closest focusing distance: 1.4 m.

Rubber mount seal.

Instant manual focus override (M/A).

Detachable hood and soft case included.


*Based on CIPA Standard. This value is achieved when: FX-format compatible lenses are attached to an FX-format digital SLR camera, DX-format lenses are attached to a DX-format digital SLR camera, and zoom lenses are set at the maximum telephoto position.

Technical Specifications

Focal length70-200mm
Maximum aperturef/2.8
Minimum aperturef/22
Lens construction21 elements in 16 groups (with 7 ED and some Nano Crystal Coat-deposited lens elements)
Angle of view34°20’ - 12°20’ (22°50’ - 8° with Nikon DX format)
Minimum focus distance1.4 m/4.6 ft. (throughout entire zoom range)
Maximum reproduction ratio0.12x
No. of diaphragm blades9 (rounded)
Filter attachment size77mm
Diameter x length (extension from lens mount)Approximately 87 x 205.5 mm/3.4 x 8.1 in.
WeightApproximately 1,540 g/3.4 lb.
Supplied accessories77mm Snap-on Front Lens Cap LC-77, Rear Lens Cap LF-1, Bayonet Hood HB-48, Semi-soft case CL-M2