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Compare Nikon 55-200mm F4-5.6G VR II vs Leica TL 18-56mm F3.5-5.6 vs Sigma 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM

Reviews

Neo score
60%
61%
55%
Pros
  • Optically stabilized
  • Affordable for its focal range
  • Quite compact and lightweight
  • Simple, elegant design
  • Optically stabilized
  • Zoom lock prevents zoom creep
  • Superb build quality
  • Very useful focal range
Cons
  • Dark maximum aperture
  • Lacks weather sealing
  • External zoom without zoom lock
  • External zoom without zoom lock
  • All-in-one lenses tend to offer lower IQ

Price

MSRP
350 USD
Offers (incl. referral links)

Construction

Aperture Blades
7 blades
7 blades, Rounded diaphragm
Colors
Black
Form Factor
Telephoto Zoom Lens
Standard Zoom Lens
All-in-One Zoom Lens
Image Size
APS-C
APS-C
APS-C
Lens Barrel
Distance scale
Lens Mount
Nikon F-mount
Leica L-mount
Canon EF-mount, Nikon F-mount, Pentax K-mount, Sigma SA-mount, Sony A-mount
Material
Composite
Motor
Micro-type ultrasonic
Stepper motor
Ultrasonic
Optical Formula | Elements
13 elements
10 elements
16 elements
Optical Formula | Groups
9 groups
7 groups
13 groups
Optical Formula | Special Glass
1 ED glass element groups
4 aspherical surfaces groups
SLD glass elements, Double-sided aspheric lenses groups

Dimensions

Filter Diameter
52 mm / 2.05 in
52 mm / 2.05 in
62 mm / 2.44 in
Size | Diameter
71 mm / 2.80 in
63 mm / 2.48 in
71 mm / 2.80 in
Size | Length
83 mm / 3.27 in
60 mm / 2.36 in
86 mm / 3.39 in
Weight
300 g / 10.60 oz
256 g / 9.05 oz
430 g / 15.19 oz

Function

Angle Of View
29.4° Diagonal | 24.6° Horizontal | 16.6° Vertical (wide) ~ 8.3° Diagonal | 6.9° Horizontal | 4.6° Vertical (tele)
77.4° Diagonal | 67.4° Horizontal | 47.9° Vertical (wide) / 28.9° Diagonal | 24.2° Horizontal | 16.3° Vertical (tele)
77.4° Diagonal | 67.4° Horizontal | 47.9° Vertical (wide) ~ 8.3° Diagonal | 6.9° Horizontal | 4.6° Vertical (tele)
Aperture
f/4–5.6 ~ f/22–32
f/3.5–5.6 ~ f/16
f/3.5–6.3 ~ f/22
Autofocus
Yes
Yes
Yes
Crop Factor
1.5
1.5
1.5
Focal Length
55 mm ~ 200 mm
18 mm ~ 56 mm
18 mm ~ 200 mm
Focal Length (35mm Equivalent)
82.5 mm ~ 300.0 mm
27.0 mm ~ 84.0 mm
27.0 mm ~ 300.0 mm
Focus Type
Internal
Internal
Internal
Image Stabilization
Yes
No
Yes
Weather Resistance
No
Zoom Type
External zoom
External zoom
External zoom (zoom lock available)

Performance

Max Magnification
0.13x
0.33x
Min Focus Distance
1100 mm / 43.31 in
450 mm / 17.72 in
390 mm / 15.35 in

Production

Accessory
Lens hood included
Debut
2015-01-06
2014-04-24
2014-01-06
Made In
Germany
Japan
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