Nikon AF-S Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II Review

February 8, 2013 | Mark Goldstein | |


Focal length


Maximum aperture


Minimum aperture


Lens construction

21 elements in 16 groups (with 7 ED and some Nano Crystal Coat-deposited lens elements)

Picture angle

34°20’ - 12°20’ (22°50’ - 8° with Nikon DX format)

Closest focusing distance

1.4 m/4.6 ft. (throughout entire zoom range)

No. of diaphragm blades

9 (rounded)

Filter/attachment size


Diameter x length (extension from lens mount)

Approximately 87 x 209 mm/3.4 x 8.2 in.


Approximately 1,540 g/3.4 lb.

Supplied accessories

77mm Snap-on Front Lens Cap LC-77, Rear Lens Cap LF-1, Bayonet Hood HB-48, Flexible Lens Pouch CL-M4

Entry Tags

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