Powerful zoom with extended reach. With a 200–500mm focal length range and constant f/5.6 aperture, this FX-format lens introduces a new level of super-telephoto versatility.
Whether you shoot wildlife, birds, planes, or fast-paced sports, this lens delivers unwavering performance. The 200–500mm range offers exceptional reach. The constant f/5.6 aperture enables comfortable speed and smooth control over depth of field across the entire zoom range. Nikon’s impressive Vibration Reduction lets you shoot at shutter speeds up to 4.5 stops slower, and SPORT VR mode excels at tracking fast action. The electromagnetic diaphragm ensures precise exposures during high-speed bursts.
Nikon AF-S 200-500mm F5.6E ED VR
Minimum focus distance: 2.2m from focal plane (throughout the entire zoom range)
Maximum aperture: f/5.6
Minimum aperture: f/32
Focal length: 200-500mm
Filter attachment size: 95mm
Diameter x length (extension from lens mount): Approx. 108 mm × 267.5 mm
Maximum reproduction ratio: 0.22x
No. of diaphragm blades: 9 (rounded diaphragm opening)
Angle of view: Nikon film SLR and FX-format D-SLR cameras: 12°20′-5°00′. Nikon DX-format D-SLR cameras: 8°00′-3°10′
Weight: Approx. 2300 g (including tripod collar) Approx. 2090 g (without tripod collar)
Lens construction: 19 elements in 12 groups (including 3 ED glass elements)
Supplied accessories: LC-95 95 mm Snap-on Front Lens Cap, HB-71 Bayonet Hood, LF-4 Rear Lens Cap, CL-1434 Semi-soft Case