AF-S VR Nikkor 200mm f/2G IF-ED

High-performance telephoto featuring SWM and VR system

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  • VR
  • SWM
  • ED
  • M/A
  • IF

Key Features

  • VR operation offers the equivalent of using a shutter speed 3 stops (eight times) faster*
  • Two VR modes are available; Normal and Active
  • Four ED glass elements including one Super ED glass for a lower refractive index and reduced dispersion
  • SWM (Silent Wave Motor) for quiet high-speed autofocus
  • M/A mode for quick switching between autofocus and manual focus operation
  • Meniscus protective lens for reducing ghost reflection
  • Focuses down to 1.9m (6.2 ft.)
  • Dust and Waterproof rubber sealing mount

    *As determined by Nikon performance tests.


Focal length
Maximum aperture
Minimum aperture
Lens construction
13 elements in 9 groups (3 ED and 1 Super ED glass elements), as well as 1 meniscus protective lens
Picture angle
12°20' [8° with Nikon digital cameras (Nikon DX format)]
Closest focusing distance
1.9 m / 6.2 ft
Maximum reproduction ratio
No. of diaphragm blades
9 (rounded)
Filter/attachment size
Diameter x length
(extension from lens mount)
Appproximately 124 x 203 mm/4.9 x 8.0 in.
Approximately 2,900 g/102.3 oz.
Supplied accessories
Slip-on front lens cap, Rear lens cap LF-1, Slip-on Lens Hood HK-31, Semi-soft Case CL-L1, Slip-on filter holder, 52mm screw-in NC filter, Strap LN-1

MTF Chart

Spatial Frequencies
S: Sagittal
M: Meridional
10 lines/mm
30 lines/mm

Lens Construction

: Aspherical lens elements
: ED glass elements
: Super ED glass elements