Same lens at jessops is £229!!!!
Best Entry Level Lens of TIPA Award 2007
Nikon Inc. introduced the new 55-200mm f/4-5.6G IF-ED AF-S DX VR Zoom-Nikkor lens - a new compact telephoto zoom Nikkor lens that offers Nikon’s exclusive Vibration Reduction technology in a high-powered 3.6x zoom lens. Engineered exclusively for use with Nikon’s DX format digital SLR cameras, including the D80, D40 and recently announced D40x, this new lens approximates the picture angle characteristics of an 82.5-300mm lens on a 35mm film SLR camera.
- A compact telephoto zoom lens featuring VR and SWM at an affordable price
- Vibration Reduction offers the equivalent of shutter speeds 3 stops faster
- A wide 55-200mm (picture angle equivalent to 82.5-300mm lens in the 35mm format)
- 3.6x zoom range offers high quality images
- An ED glass element helps minimize chromatic aberration
- The ED glass element provides superior contrast and higher resolution
- Compact SWM (Silent Wave Motor) for quiet autofocusing
- Optical performance highly complements Nikon digital SLR cameras
- 52mm Snap-on front lens cap (LC-52)
- Rear lens cap (LF-1)
- Bayonet hood (HB-37)