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Nikon 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR II AF-S DX
9.3 out of 10

Nikon 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR II AF-S DX

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Reviews and Problems with Nikon 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR II AF-S DX

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Overall 6
6.0

Good---not great

Steve P, B&H Photo
2 November 2014
  • Excerpt: This is a good lens. It is only good and not great or wonderful becuase of the following: Yes it is heavy and takes sometime to get used to the weight. In its defense it does 'feel' lighter after using it a few times. My lens is slow to react in focusing and I have been unable to determine why.
  • Pros: All-in-one lens, Reasonable Price For Size
  • Cons: Heavy, Lens Creep, Shade Attaches Poorly, Slow Focus
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Overall 6
6.0

User Review

Joe D, Adorama
11 October 2014
  • Excerpt: Image quality not so good at full zoom and in low light. I usually stick to my focal length lens when I want crisp clean pics
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Overall 6
6.0

Good Lens

Ttownmom, B&H Photo
30 June 2014
  • Excerpt: I am using this lens to capture everyday life.
  • Pros: Lightweight, Reliable
  • Cons: Difficult To Use
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Overall 6
6.0

Just getting started with lens & D5300

PG, B&H Photo
11 May 2014
  • Excerpt: 3 stars for now. Still experimenting. Seems soft at 18 and 200. On the VR, I previously had a Tamron - the image would jerk and then stay still. Although the image for this lens jerks sometimes, it does not stay still like the Tamron.
  • Pros: Lightweight
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Overall 6
6.0

User Review

559Sold, Adorama
27 March 2014
  • Excerpt: Takes very good pictures compare to some higher end models of other brands. Video quality is a BIG NO NO. The video quality is too choppy and not very smooth when compared to other brand. Not recommending this camera because there are two newer model.
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Overall 6
6.0

Solid but not special

Hiker, B&H Photo
9 September 2013
  • Excerpt: I suppose it is a fine walk aorund lens for those who are not real picky about results. It preforms ok for a entry level zoom lens. The 3.5 maximum aperture is slow to focus and not very efficient in low light. In good daylight the lens is fine.
  • Pros: Easy To Use, Lightweight
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Overall 6
6.0

Beware, it's heavy

Brian, B&H Photo
6 May 2013
  • Excerpt: This replaced two lenses, an 18-55 and 70-200. Much easier than switching lenses. But beware, the new lens weighs as much as the older two combined. So the weight in the camera bag is the same, but the weight of the camera you are holding in your hand, or hanging around your next, is much higher.
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Overall 6
6.0

User Review

lifestyle, Adorama
28 January 2013
  • Excerpt: Since the lens came with my D300 back in June 2010 I have owned it and used it as my primary lens. It is a great action lens, as well as a portrait lens. Just very good over all. So why do I give it lover marks?
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Overall 6
6.0

Nikon 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6G AF-S ED VR II Nikkor Telephoto Zoom

M. Reynolds, Amazon
17 May 2012
  • Summary: I bought this lens for my D300 as a "walk around" lens. And while I won't say I made a mistake (it is a good lens for the money - especially on a DX camera) the camera is better than the lens - but you really discover that by using other lenses on it and comparing the photos on your computer -...
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Overall 6
6.0

Dissapointed but like it

Dr. B, B&H Photo
25 November 2011
  • Excerpt: The biggest advantage of this lens is versatility. What a range! Love the 18-200mm and a big plus to the VR II. My to go lens...I have had great shots and not so great shots. Can't lump it in the same class as the great lenses....but then again it is not supposed to be in that league.
  • Pros: Compact Design, Easy To Use
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