differences

Reasons to consider the Nikon AF-S DX 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR II

More zoom 11.1x vs 7.8x
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More than 40% more zoom, giving you more flexibility for photos
Better image stabilization Nikon VR II vs Nikon VR
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Less risk of blur
Better telephoto 200 mm vs 140 mm
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More than 40% more reach, less perspective distortion
Nikon Nikkor AF-S DX 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR II Learn more about
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Reasons to consider the Nikon AF-S DX 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR

Much narrower aperture f/22 vs f/5.6
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At its narrowest, the AF-S DX 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR goes 3.9 f-stops narrower
Slightly cheaper $249.95 vs $646.95
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The best price we've seen is $397 cheaper (2.6x less)
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the Nikon AF-S DX 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR

similarities

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Image stabilization Very good image stabilization Help
AF-S DX 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR IINikon VR II
AF-S DX 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VRNikon VR
Zoom range Incredible zoom Help
AF-S DX 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR II11.1x
AF-S DX 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR7.8x
Auto focus Auto focus Help
Easier to use
Prime lens Both are zoom lenses Help
Typically not as sharp as prime lenses
Fixed aperture Both are variable aperture lenses Help
Narrower aperture at longer focal lengths

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

LensHero is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

LensHero is not aware of any interesting weaknesses shared by these two products.

competitors

Nikon Nikkor AF-S DX 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR Competitors

Nikon Nikkor  70-300mm f/4-5.6G

Nikon Nikkor 70-300mm f/4-5.6G

Wildlife lens

$146

Wide minimum Significantly narrower aperture
Max focal length Better telephoto
Focus motor Doesn't have a silent focus motor
Tamron 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 XR Di-II Macro Nikon F

Tamron 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 XR Di-II Macro Nikon F

Travel lens

$178 - $199

Zoom range More zoom
Max focal length Better telephoto
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Nikon Nikkor 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR AF-S DX

Nikon Nikkor 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR AF-S DX

Travel lens

Zoom range Less zoom

Nikon Nikkor AF-S DX 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR II Competitors

Tamron 18-270mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD Nikon F

Tamron 18-270mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD Nikon F

Travel lens

$349

Wide minimum Much narrower aperture
Zoom range Significantly more zoom
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
Sigma 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM Nikon F

Sigma 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM Nikon F

Travel lens

$240 - $399

Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Diameter Slightly smaller diameter
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
Nikon Nikkor 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR AF-S DX

Nikon Nikkor 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR AF-S DX

Travel lens

Zoom range Significantly less zoom

discussion Which do you think is better?

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