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 .
70-200mm zoom range (DX equivalent: 36-105mm).
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: 0.5 m.
Rubber mount seal.
Instant manual focus override (M/A).
Detachable hood and soft case included.
21 elements in 16 groups (with 7 ED and some Nano Crystal Coat-deposited lens elements)
Angle of view
34°20’ - 12°20’ (22°50’ - 8° with Nikon DX format)
Minimum focus distance
1.4 m/4.6 ft. (throughout entire zoom range)
Maximum reproduction ratio
No. of diaphragm blades
Filter attachment size
Diameter x length (extension from lens mount)
Approximately 87 x 205.5 mm/3.4 x 8.1 in.
Approximately 1,540 g/3.4 lb.
77mm Snap-on Front Lens Cap LC-77, Rear Lens Cap LF-1, Bayonet Hood HB-48, Semi-soft case CL-M2