Nikon goes small, announces retractible telephoto zoom and lightweight, pro-level ‘Phase Fresnel’ 300mm f/4 VR lenses



Announced alongside their new Nikon D5500, the Japanese imaging company announced a pair of new lenses: a new compact, affordable DX-format telephoto zoom, and a big (but not too big) full-frame, professional telephoto prime.

Designed as a companion lens to the recently updated, retractable 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR II DX kit lens, the new 55-200mm f/4-5.6G ED VR II sports a similar retractable barrel design for easier carrying and storage. At just 2.7 in. by 3.2 in. when retracted and weighing a mere 10.6 oz., the new compact…

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via Imaging Resource News Page


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