High-powered zoom lens with super-telephoto reach for use with Nikon’s DX-format SLRs. Designed to make it easy to shoot stunning close-ups, it offers a 5.5x zoom and versatile 55-300 mm focal range. Nikon’s second-generation Vibration Reduction system delivers sharp results, even for hand-held telephoto shots. Great value for money, this lens is ideal for entry-level SLR users as well as for more experienced photographers who want a second lens to increase their zoom range.
High-powered 5.5x DX zoom lens with super-telephoto reach.
Flexible 55-300mm focal length (35 mm equivalent 82.5-450mm).
Vibration Reduction II (VR II) stabilization system. Lets you use shutter speeds that are up to 3.0* stops slower.
Two ED (Extra low Dispersion) glass elements and one HRI (High Refractive Index) element ensure outstanding optical performance.
SWM (Silent Wave Motor) for fast, quiet autofocus.
Weather-sealed mount protects the lens from dust or water.
17 elements in 11 groups (with two ED glass elements and one HRI lens element)
Angle of view
28°50’ - 5°20’
Minimum focus distance
1.4 m/4.59 ft.(throughout the entire zoom range)
Maximum reproduction ratio
No. of diaphragm blades
Filter attachment size
Diameter x length (extension from lens mount)
Approximately 76.5 x 123 mm/3.0 x 4.8 in.
Approximately 530 g/18.7 oz.
58mm Snap-on Front Lens Cap LC-58, Rear Lens Cap LF-4, Bayonet Hood HB-57, Flexible Lens Pouch CL-1020