differences

Reasons to consider the Tamron 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 XR Di-II Macro Nikon F

Significantly more zoom 11.1x vs 5.8x
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More than 90% more zoom, giving you more flexibility for photos
Better telephoto 200 mm vs 105 mm
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More than 90% more reach, less perspective distortion
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the Tamron 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 XR Di-II Macro Nikon F

Reasons to consider the Nikon 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR AF-S DX

Image stabilization Nikon VR vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
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the Nikon 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR AF-S DX

similarities

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Zoom range Great zoom Help
18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 XR Di-II Macro Nikon F11.1x
18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR AF-S DX 5.8x
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 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR AF-S DX Competitors

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Nikon Nikkor AF-S DX 16-80mm f/2.8-4E ED VR

Wide angle lens

$749 - $799

Aperture Wider aperture
Zoom range Slightly less zoom
Nikon Nikkor AF-S 35mm f/1.8G DX

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 35mm f/1.8G DX

Low light lens

$170 - $193

Prime lens Is a prime lens
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Image stabilization No image stabilization
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Nikon Nikkor AF-S DX 18-70mm f/3.5-4.5G

Wide angle lens

$400

Image stabilization No image stabilization

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

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

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

Travel lens

$247 - $250

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Wide minimum Much narrower aperture
Zoom range 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

$248 - $350

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Wide minimum Much narrower aperture
Zoom range Much less zoom
Nikon Nikkor AF-S DX 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR II

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

Travel lens

$459 - $500

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Lowest price Slightly more expensive

discussion Which do you think is better?

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