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Compare Nikon Z 70-200mm F2.8 vs Nikon 70-200mm F2.8E vs Nikon 55-200mm F4-5.6G VR II

Reviews

Neo score
78%
69%
60%
Pros
  • Optically stabilized
  • Internal zoom
  • Weather-sealed
  • Comes with a tripod collar
  • Great optical performance
  • Optically stabilized
  • Zoom lock prevents zoom creep
  • Weather-sealed
  • Comes with a tripod collar
  • Optically stabilized
  • Affordable for its focal range
Cons
  • Long barrel
  • On the heavy side
  • Long barrel
  • On the heavy side
  • Dark maximum aperture
  • Lacks weather sealing
  • External zoom without zoom lock

Price

MSRP
2600 USD
2350 USD
350 USD
Offers (incl. referral links)

Construction

Aperture Blades
9 blades
9 blades
7 blades
Colors
Black
Black
Form Factor
Telephoto Zoom Lens
Telephoto Zoom Lens
Telephoto Zoom Lens
Image Size
Full-Frame
Full-Frame
APS-C
Lens Barrel
Focus limiter, Tripod collar, Distance scale, DoF scale
Focus limiter, Tripod collar, Distance scale
Lens Mount
Nikon Z-mount
Nikon F-mount
Nikon F-mount
Material
Magnesium alloy
Magnesium alloy
Composite
Motor
Stepper motor
Ring-type ultrasonic
Micro-type ultrasonic
Optical Formula | Elements
21 elements
22 elements
13 elements
Optical Formula | Groups
18 groups
18 groups
9 groups
Optical Formula | Special Glass
ED, SR and aspherical elements + Nano Crystal and ARNEO coatings groups
6 ED, 1 Fluorite, 1 HRI element + Nano Crystal & Fluorine coatings groups
1 ED glass element groups

Dimensions

Filter Diameter
77 mm / 3.03 in
77 mm / 3.03 in
52 mm / 2.05 in
Size | Diameter
89 mm / 3.50 in
89 mm / 3.50 in
71 mm / 2.80 in
Size | Length
220 mm / 8.66 in
203 mm / 7.99 in
83 mm / 3.27 in
Weight
1440 g / 50.88 oz
1430 g / 50.53 oz
300 g / 10.60 oz

Function

Angle Of View
34.4° Diagonal | 28.8° Horizontal | 19.5° Vertical (wide) ~ 12.4° Diagonal | 10.3° Horizontal | 6.9° Vertical (tele)
34.4° Diagonal | 28.8° Horizontal | 19.5° Vertical (wide) ~ 12.4° Diagonal | 10.3° Horizontal | 6.9° Vertical (tele)
29.4° Diagonal | 24.6° Horizontal | 16.6° Vertical (wide) ~ 8.3° Diagonal | 6.9° Horizontal | 4.6° Vertical (tele)
Aperture
f/2.8 ~ f/22
f/2.8 ~ f/22
f/4–5.6 ~ f/22–32
Autofocus
Yes
Yes
Yes
Crop Factor
1.5
Focal Length
70 mm ~ 200 mm
70 mm ~ 200 mm
55 mm ~ 200 mm
Focal Length (35mm Equivalent)
82.5 mm ~ 300.0 mm
Focus Type
Internal
Internal
Internal
Image Stabilization
Yes (5 stops)
Yes
Yes
Weather Resistance
Yes
Yes
No
Zoom Type
Internal zoom
Internal zoom
External zoom

Performance

Max Magnification
0.2x
0.21x
Min Focus Distance
500 mm / 19.69 in
1100 mm / 43.31 in
1100 mm / 43.31 in

Production

Accessory
Lens hood included
Lens hood included
Debut
2020-01-07
2016-10-19
2015-01-06
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