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

Announced Jul 30, 2009 •
Telephoto zoom lens | Nikon F (FX)
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Announced Jul 30, 2009
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Nikon's 'Mark II' 70-200mm telezoom fixes the corner sharpness and vignetting problems suffered by the previous version on full frame bodies, while updating to the latest and greatest VR system. It's an equally accomplished performer on both DX and FX that will satisfy the most demanding of photographers.

Quick specs
Lens type Zoom lens
Focal length 70–200 mm
Image stab. Yes (VR II, up to 4 stops claimed)
Lens mount Nikon F (FX)
Max aperture F2.8
Min aperture F22.0
Min focus 1.40 m (55.12)
Weight 1540 g (3.40 lb)
Length 209 mm (8.23)

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Our review

Nikon's 'Mark II' 70-200mm telezoom fixes the problems suffered by the previous version on full frame bodies, while updating to the latest and greatest VR system. It's an equally accomplished performer on both DX and FX that will satisfy the most demanding of photographers.

Good for: Professional shooters and advanced amateurs demanding the finest optical performance available in a telephoto zoom

Not so good for: Anyone who values portability and convenience over all-out image quality

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