Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 55-300mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR

Announced Aug 19, 2010 •
Telephoto zoom lens | Nikon F (DX)
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Nikon AF-S DX 55-300mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR Lens Review
By: What Digital Camera (Feb 20, 2013)

Despite having a wide zoom range, Nikon's 55-300mm zoom failed to deliver anything special of significance. As such, and given its DX-only sensor coverage, potential buyers may prefer to choose Nikon's AF-S 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 VR telephoto zoom, it delivers a more refined performance and better results.

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Review of Nikon 55-300mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR DX AF-S Nikkor
By: SLR Gear

Considering the price point, you do get a good deal of lens for the money: it's fairly sharp wide open, sharper when stopped-down, and other traits such as tolerance to chromatic aberration, corner shading and distortion are as good or better than you'd expect for a lens in this class. It's not quite as good as its predecessor 55-200mm, but then, it's not just a matter of tacking on an extra...

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