Nikon Nikkor AF-S 55-300mm f/4.5-5.6 ED VR High Power Zoom Lens, DX

By: Nikon
Walmart #: 000602706
Nikon Nikkor AF-S 55-300mm f/4.5-5.6 ED VR High Power Zoom Lens, DX
FREE shipping
FREE pickup
Care plan (optional):
Sold by
Showing options for 07095
Data unavailable
Data unavailable
Data unavailable
Data unavailable
Showing options for 07095
Buy online for pickup
See 4 more sellers
Starting from $396.95
3 more sellers from $396.95 | Learn more
Showing 4 sellers

Other sellers on

In addition to items, we offer you products from our Marketplace Retailer partners to give you a wide range of choices.

  • Marketplace items are not returnable to or Walmart stores
  • Marketplace Retailers ship the items you buy from them
  • Tracking details (if available) can be found in your Walmart account
  • Focal Length: 55-300mm
  • Magnification: 5.5x
  • About this item

    The Nikon Nikkor AF-S 55-300mm f/4.5-5.6 ED VR Camera Zoom Lens is a compact, 5.5x, DX-format Nikkor AF-S telephoto lens with High Refractive Index lens element and ED glass. This camera lens is ideal for capturing distant subjects at athletic events, family pictures, dramatic sunsets, travel, and more. With built-in VR II image stabilization, this DX Nikon zoom lens gives you handheld shooting at up to four shutter speeds slower than would otherwise is made possible. It assures dramatically sharper still images and stable video captures. This high-power telephoto zoom lens includes a Tripod Deduction Mode that shuns the vibration occurring from shutter release while mounting on a tripod. The special Nikon Silent Wave Motor (SWM) is present in this Nikon telephoto zoom lens offers accurate, fast and silent autofocus.

    The Nikon 300m VR lens also has Super Integrated Coating (SIC) that escalates light transmission effect and reduces flare, while providing finer color consistency.
    Nikon Nikkor AF-S 55-300mm High Power Telephoto Zoom Lens:

    Technical Information
    Nikkor AF-S Focal Length:

    • 55-300mm Magnification
    • DX Nikon zoom lens with 5.5x Aperture Range
    • f/4.5 to 22 Focus Distance
    • 4.6' (1.4m) Filter Attachment Diameter
    • High-power telephoto zoom lens has a 58mm screw-on Lens Construction
    • 17 elements in 11 groups Nikkor AF-S Telephoto Lens Drive
    • Autofocus with Silent Wave Motor (SWM) and manual focus Viewing Angle
    • Nikon Nikkor AF-S 55-300mm f/4.5-5.6 ED VR Camera Zoom Lens has 5 degrees 20' to 28 degrees 50' DX Physical Characteristics

    Nikon 55-300mm zoom lens dimensions:

    • 3.0" diameter x 4.8" long Nikon 55-300mm zoom lens weight
    • 580g Miscellaneous

    Nikon 55-300mm zoom lens compatibility

    • DX, FX in DX crop mode


    Weight: 1.3 lbs
    Length: 5 in
    Diameter: 3 in
    Type: Telephoto zoom lens
    Special Functions: Tele, zoom
    Magnification: 0.28
    Focal Length: 55 mm - 300 mm
    Lens Aperture: F/4.5-5.6
    Optical Zoom: 5.5 x
    Min Focus Range: 4.6 ft
    Focus Adjustment: Automatic, manual
    Zoom Adjustment: Manual
    Max View Angle: 28.5 degrees
    Min View Angle: 5.3 degrees
    Lens Construction: 11 group(s) / 17 element(s)
    Filter Size: 58 mm
    Diaphragm Blades: 9
    Mounting Type: Nikon F
    Features: ED glass, Silent Wave Motor (SWM), High Refractive Index lens (HRI)
    Lens Coating: Nikon Super Integrated Coating
    Model No.: 2197 Lens
    Shipping Weight (in pounds): 2.0
    Product in Inches (L x W x H): 4.8 x 3.0 x 3.0
    Assembled in Country of Origin: Imported
    Origin of Components: Imported
    Walmart No.: 602706

    Customer reviews

    Customer Reviews | 164 reviews | 4.6 out of 5

    4.5 stars

    164 reviews | 4.6 out of 5

    5 stars
    4 stars
    3 stars
    2 stars
    1 stars
    Would recommend to a friend



    Great Addition to the DX Line-up

    Customer review by PTNDSLR

    5.0 stars by PTNDSLR

    his lens is fantastic - especially for $399. My first concern was whether it not it had a plastic or metal mount since some DX lenses in this price range have plastic. I even contacted Nikon and they couldn't (or wouldn't) tell me. Well, I was really pleased to see that it does have a metal mount. It has a nice solid feel to it. The zoom movement is smooth and I haven't had any problem with lens creep when I'm aiming it downward. Even when I point the camera downward and shake it, it won't creep. I'm just beginning to get into testing it but my preliminary pictures are coming out nice - really nice. The sharpness is amazing and the lens produces a very nice bokeh. I posted the image of the dragonfly with the chicken wire background (see the customer uploads) Check out the detail in the wings. That shot says it all. It was HAND HELD and cranked all the way out to 300mm. The original image is great but a lot of the detail was lost with the upload to Amazon. But - none the less - it's still pretty sharp. The auto focus on this lens is fast, smooth, quiet and very accurate. It locked right in on the subject. It was set on aperture priority at f/8 1/500sec for the shot that I posted here (shot with a D-90). The VR on this lens is great. The detail I get with hand-helds just amazes me. It has Nikon's VRII image stabilization and it even has a tripod detection mode that reduces any vibration from shutter release when it's on a tripod. Colors are rendered accurately and the contrast is pretty sharp even at the max aperture. The lens is compact for a 300mm and it's lighter than my AF-S DX 18-200mm which I use as my regular walk-around. I'm sure the new 55-300 will be used as my walk around pretty frequently also. All in all for an APS-C lens, Nikon did a great job with this one - especially for the price. It's a welcome addition to the DX line and I'm really glad I have one in my gear bag.

    Was this review helpful? (64) (0)
    Thank you! You have successfully submitted feedback for this review.
    NC, USA
    Would recommend to a friend? Yes
    Age:35 - 44
    Ownership:2 - 3 months
    Usage:Once per week
    Top 25 contributor
    I love this lens

    Customer review by 1914SIGMA

    5.0 stars by 1914SIGMA

    I am a beginner when it comes to DSLR camera. However I have a IT degree. At first I started out as a person who took picture for a hobby. Then I decided to use it as a side gig. I purchased the D3100 and it took great shots. After taking portrait shots and family shots I quickly became know as the photographer in my local area. After having a couple gigs under my belt I realized that I need a better lens that will allow me to get closer to the subject from a far. I have book my first wedding and it is tomorrow. A few hours ago I was able to use it during the wedding rehearsal and I am so excited about the quality and now that I don't have to worry if I'm close enough or is the lighting bright enough. The building that I will be shooting in tomorrow is an old building which means the lighting is not the brightest. However this lens was able to still perform with and without the flash. When I first opened and use this lens I decided to take a picture of a subject using the standard lens that come with the d3100 18-55mm lens zoomed all the way. Then compared it to the 55-300 lens zoom all the way and I must say the picture speak for itself. If you are just starting out in photography I would say that this lens is all you need for at least a year, but a course once you get into photography you will notice that every lens has it's own special characteristic.

    Was this review helpful? (40) (1)
    Thank you! You have successfully submitted feedback for this review.
    Would recommend to a friend? Yes
    Age:25 - 34
    Ownership:1 week or less
    Usage:Every day
    Great Lens

    Customer review by Purpose4lyfe

    5.0 stars by Purpose4lyfe

    I was skeptical about purchasing such a expensive lens from Wal-mart. I'm a true Best Buy customer but decided to give Wal-mart a try. I just received my lens and have had it about a week. To my surprise, I'm very satisfied with my purchase. The lens is GREAT addition to my 18-55mm and does wonderful with my Nikon D60. The zoom gives me the ability to take close-up pictures from a distance. I have a few gigs lined up for the next week which include taking some Senior Pictures and a wedding in a few months. I'm excited and glad that I bought this lens :<)

    Was this review helpful? (20) (6)
    Thank you! You have successfully submitted feedback for this review.
    Williamsburg, Virginia
    Would recommend to a friend? Yes
    Age:35 - 44
    Ownership:1 week or less
    Usage:Every few days
    1-3 of 151 total reviews See all

    Customer Q&A

    Questions & Answers
    28 questions
    1-3 of 28 questions

    Ask a question

    If you would like to share feedback with us about pricing, delivery or other customer service issues, please contact customer service directly.

    Q&A tips and guidelines

    Q&A Exchange Guidelines

    When writing your question or answer, please follow these guidelines:

    • Do: Make sure your question is directly related to the product
    • Do: Be specific and provide as many details as possible
    • Do: Include the model number (if applicable)
    • Do: Write your question in English
    • Do Not: Include personal information (such as your full name)
    • All submitted questions and answers are subject to the terms set forth in our Terms and Conditions

    We reserve the right not to post your question or answer if it contains any of the following:

    • Any information not related to the actual merchandise or topic
    • Obscenities, discriminatory language or other language not suitable for a public forum
    • Advertisements or “spam” content
    • Email addresses, physical addresses or other forms of contact information
    • Critical or spiteful comments on other questions or answers posted on the page or their authors
    • Any imagery that demonstrates incorrect use of the merchandise
    • Anything that Walmart deems to be inappropriate, at Walmart's discretion

    Provide as many details as possible, including the model number (if applicable).

    Remember: Don’t include personal information (such as your full name).

    Preview Question

    Walmart does not sponsor, recommend or endorse any third party product or service, or any customer ideas or advice.

    Thank you.

    Questions will be checked against our question guidelines and posted within five to seven business days.

    1-3 of 28 questions See all

    Policies & Plans

    See any care plans, options and policies that may be associated with this product.

    Gifting plans

    Gift options are not available for this item.

    Pricing policy

    About our prices
    We’re committed to providing low prices every day, on everything. So if you find a current lower price from an online retailer on an identical, in-stock product, tell us and we’ll match it. See more details at Online Price Match.

    Product Recommendations

    Your recently viewed items

    Clear this list