Is Nikon D3500 and Nikon AF-S 200mm F2 G ED VR II compatible?

Below you will find your chosen camera and lens. Click on the product name for more information.

Nikon D3500

Nikon D3500
Released: 2018
Type: Digital SLR
Sensor: DX / APS-C (1.5x)
24 Megapixels
6000 x 4000 pixels

Nikon AF-S 200mm F2 G ED VR II

Nikon AF-S 200mm F2 G ED VR II
Released: 2010
Telephoto Prime Lens
Focal Length: 200 mm
Aperture: f/2

Can you combine these two?

Last updated: February 2024

This is the short answer:

The camera and lens you have chosen can be used together.

Versitale lens

Nikon AF-S 200mm F2 G ED VR II is constructed to work with all sorts of camera sensors including the one of Nikon D3500.

Focal Length

The Nikon camera has a sensor of type DX, a smaller version compared to a Full frame sensor, which means that your experienced Focal length will be multiplied by 1.5x.

This lens has focal length:
200 mm

Since Nikon D3500 does not have a Full Frame sensor the experience focal length you will experience will be:
300 mm

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Total weight

When you are looking at a combination of a camera and a lens you must always consider the total weight. Each product weighs in at:

Nikon D3500
365 gram

Nikon AF-S 200mm F2 G ED VR II
2930 gram

Together they have a total weight of 3295 gram (equal to 7.26 lb).

Please note that Nikon AF-S 200mm F2 G ED VR II has a tripod mount which is great.

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Compatibility Check ID: 2200