differences

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

More zoom 11.1x vs 7.8x
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More than 40% more zoom, giving you more flexibility for photos
Better telephoto 200 mm vs 140 mm
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More than 40% more reach, less perspective distortion
Slightly smaller diameter 74 mm vs 78 mm
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Around 10% smaller lens at the end
Slightly shorter 84 mm vs 97 mm
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More than 10% shorter
Tamron 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 XR Di-II Macro Nikon F Learn more about
the Tamron 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 XR Di-II Macro Nikon F

Reasons to consider the Nikon AF-S DX 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR

Image stabilization Nikon VR vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Much narrower aperture f/22 vs f/6.3
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At its narrowest, the AF-S DX 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR goes 3.6 f-stops narrower
Nikon Nikkor AF-S DX 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR Learn more about
the Nikon AF-S DX 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR

similarities

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Zoom range Incredible zoom Help
18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 XR Di-II Macro Nikon F11.1x
AF-S DX 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR7.8x
Auto focus Auto focus Help
Easier to use
Lowest price Inexpensive Help
18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 XR Di-II Macro Nikon F$178.00
AF-S DX 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR$249.95
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

$149

Wide minimum Significantly narrower aperture
Max focal length Better telephoto
Focus motor Doesn't have a silent focus motor
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

$647

Zoom range More zoom
Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Wide minimum Much wider aperture
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

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

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

$147 - $157

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Wide minimum Much narrower aperture
Zoom range Much less zoom
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

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Zoom range Significantly 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

$647

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Lowest price More expensive

discussion Which do you think is better?

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