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 $267.88 vs $646.95
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The best price we've seen is $379 cheaper (2.4x 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

$603

Wide minimum Significantly narrower aperture
Max focal length Better telephoto
Focus motor Doesn't have a silent focus motor
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 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3G ED VR

Nikon Nikkor AF-S DX 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3G ED VR

Travel lens

$559 - $697

Zoom range Much more zoom
Max focal length Better telephoto
Wide minimum Much wider aperture

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

Nikon Nikkor AF-S DX 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3G ED VR

Nikon Nikkor AF-S DX 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3G ED VR

Travel lens

$559 - $697

Zoom range Significantly more zoom
Max focal length Better telephoto
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
Nikon Nikkor AF-S DX 55-200mm f/4-5.6G ED VR II

Nikon Nikkor AF-S DX 55-200mm f/4-5.6G ED VR II

Wildlife lens

$198 - $350

Wide minimum Much narrower aperture
Lowest price Cheaper
Zoom range Much less zoom

discussion Which do you think is better?

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