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Best Buy customers often prefer the following products when searching for telephoto zoom lens.

Telephoto zoom lenses are a popular choice for photographers who want to capture distant subjects without having to move closer to their subject. They're also useful for wildlife and sports shooters, as well as for anyone who wants to capture a wide-angle shot and then crop in on their subject later. Browse the top-ranked list of telephoto zoom lenses below along with associated reviews and opinions.

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  1. Olympus - M.Zuiko Digital ED 40-150mm f/2.8 Medium-Telephoto Zoom Lens for Most Micro-Four-Thirds Cameras - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Superb Telephoto lens...This lens is razor sharp, no kidding. It is built like tank....Great mid to long telephoto zoom lens...The quality of the lens is amazing also."

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    Take stunning portraits with this Olympus M.Zuiko V315050BU000 telephoto lens that is compatible with most cameras with a Micro-Four-Thirds mount and features a fast f/2.8 aperture throughout the zoom range to ensure an optimal amount of gathered light.
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    "Superb Telephoto lens...This lens is razor sharp, no kidding. It is built like tank....Great mid to long telephoto zoom lens...The quality of the lens is amazing also."

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    Take stunning portraits with this Olympus M.Zuiko V315050BU000 telephoto lens that is compatible with most cameras with a Micro-Four-Thirds mount and features a fast f/2.8 aperture throughout the zoom range to ensure an optimal amount of gathered light.
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  2. Fujifilm - XF16-55mmF2.8 R LM WR Standard Zoom Lens - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "It's the almost the size of a full frame zoom. If the size doesn't bother you, then it's perfect...Great lens for Fuji cameras...I really enjoy using myfuififilm XM 16-55 r lm war standard zoom lens for fujifilm x mount cameras. It is really sharp for the landscape images that I shoot with it."

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    This Fujifilm XF16-55MM telephoto zoom lens offers Nano-GI along with HT-EBC coatings across the surface of the lens to prevent ghosting and flaring from diagonal light. The Linear Motor offers fast, quiet autofocus.
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    "It's the almost the size of a full frame zoom. If the size doesn't bother you, then it's perfect...Great lens for Fuji cameras...I really enjoy using myfuififilm XM 16-55 r lm war standard zoom lens for fujifilm x mount cameras. It is really sharp for the landscape images that I shoot with it."

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    This Fujifilm XF16-55MM telephoto zoom lens offers Nano-GI along with HT-EBC coatings across the surface of the lens to prevent ghosting and flaring from diagonal light. The Linear Motor offers fast, quiet autofocus.
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  3. Nikon - NIKKOR Z 24-120mm f/4 S Standard Zoom Lens for Z Series Mirrorless Cameras - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Excellent travel lens...Versatile zoom range, sharp. Used it on a trip and it’s the only lens I needed....A little bit stiff zoom ring. Recommended."

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    Go from 24mm wide angle views to 120mm telephoto close-ups and everything in between with spectacular image quality. The NIKKOR Z 24-120 f/4 S brings a versatile all-purpose zoom range together with premium S-Line optics, a constant f/4 aperture, close focusing, robust weather-sealing and superior resolution—all in a compact, travel-friendly package.
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    "Excellent travel lens...Versatile zoom range, sharp. Used it on a trip and it’s the only lens I needed....A little bit stiff zoom ring. Recommended."

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    Go from 24mm wide angle views to 120mm telephoto close-ups and everything in between with spectacular image quality. The NIKKOR Z 24-120 f/4 S brings a versatile all-purpose zoom range together with premium S-Line optics, a constant f/4 aperture, close focusing, robust weather-sealing and superior resolution—all in a compact, travel-friendly package.
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  4. Tamron - 17-70mm F/2.8 Di III-A VC RXD Standard Zoom Lens for Sony E-Mount - Front_Zoom
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    "Great and versatile lens...Wonderful when paired with my a6600. Love the zoom rage of the lens also....A really well-built all around lens...In my opinion, it is the best zoom lens for the sony e mount (apsc) body."

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    The 17-70mm F/2.8 Di III-A VC RXD (Model AFB070S700) is a large aperture everyday zoom lens for Sony E-mount APS-C mirrorless cameras. Fast, sharp, quiet, and small—this new APS-C zoom lens is extraordinarily versatile and perfect for everyday photography. The lens was created to achieve a broad zoom range and excellent image quality. With a focal length range of 17-70mm (a full-frame equivalent of 25.5-105mm), it’s the world's first 17-70mm F2.8 standard zoom lens with a 4.1x zoom ratio for APS-C cameras. The 17-70mm F2.8 includes Tamron's proprietary VC (Vibration Compensation). When shooting video, by utilizing AI technology, image stabilization performance improves compared to conventional models. Designed specifically for use with APS-C mirrorless cameras, the lens is light weight and compact, even with VC. Its small size and versatility make it a great choice for outdoor, travel and vacation photography, where compact camera bags are preferred, and of course for daily use. Additionally, photographers / users can take advantage of a close working distance. It features an MOD (Minimum Object Distance) of 0.19m (7.5 in) at the wide-angle end and 0.39m (15.4 in) at the telephoto end. The lens is equipped with Tamron’s RXD (Rapid eXtra-silent stepping Drive) AF drive system, a high-speed, precision stepping motor unit. It also incorporates a wide variety of other features, including Moisture-Resistant Construction and Fluorine Coating for added durability. In your everyday life and on your trips to distant places, this lens captures all the excitement and discoveries with the finest possible detail.
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    "Great and versatile lens...Wonderful when paired with my a6600. Love the zoom rage of the lens also....A really well-built all around lens...In my opinion, it is the best zoom lens for the sony e mount (apsc) body."

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    The 17-70mm F/2.8 Di III-A VC RXD (Model AFB070S700) is a large aperture everyday zoom lens for Sony E-mount APS-C mirrorless cameras. Fast, sharp, quiet, and small—this new APS-C zoom lens is extraordinarily versatile and perfect for everyday photography. The lens was created to achieve a broad zoom range and excellent image quality. With a focal length range of 17-70mm (a full-frame equivalent of 25.5-105mm), it’s the world's first 17-70mm F2.8 standard zoom lens with a 4.1x zoom ratio for APS-C cameras. The 17-70mm F2.8 includes Tamron's proprietary VC (Vibration Compensation). When shooting video, by utilizing AI technology, image stabilization performance improves compared to conventional models. Designed specifically for use with APS-C mirrorless cameras, the lens is light weight and compact, even with VC. Its small size and versatility make it a great choice for outdoor, travel and vacation photography, where compact camera bags are preferred, and of course for daily use. Additionally, photographers / users can take advantage of a close working distance. It features an MOD (Minimum Object Distance) of 0.19m (7.5 in) at the wide-angle end and 0.39m (15.4 in) at the telephoto end. The lens is equipped with Tamron’s RXD (Rapid eXtra-silent stepping Drive) AF drive system, a high-speed, precision stepping motor unit. It also incorporates a wide variety of other features, including Moisture-Resistant Construction and Fluorine Coating for added durability. In your everyday life and on your trips to distant places, this lens captures all the excitement and discoveries with the finest possible detail.
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  5. Canon - EF-S18-135mm F3.5-5.6 IS USM Standard Zoom Lens for EOS DSLR Cameras - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Canon Telephoto lens...The Canon 18mm - 135mm telephoto lens is ideally suited for everyday use as a "walk around" lens and is perfect for impromptu portrait shots. ...GREAT MEDIUM ZOOM LENS...a great lens for intermediate zoom with a great wide angle 18mm.for all but the most demanding long range zooms, this is the one, and is reasonably fast at a good price."

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    Canon EF-S 18-135mm 1:3.5-5.6 IS USM Standard Zoom Lens: Get a versatile lens with the Canon 18-135mm IS lens. Smooth, silent autofocus combines with powerful image stabilization that gives you up to 4 stops of shake correction to deliver sharp images quickly. At 18mm, you get wide-angle images, but at 135mm, this Canon 18-135mm IS lens gets you even closer to the action.
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    "Canon Telephoto lens...The Canon 18mm - 135mm telephoto lens is ideally suited for everyday use as a "walk around" lens and is perfect for impromptu portrait shots. ...GREAT MEDIUM ZOOM LENS...a great lens for intermediate zoom with a great wide angle 18mm.for all but the most demanding long range zooms, this is the one, and is reasonably fast at a good price."

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    Canon EF-S 18-135mm 1:3.5-5.6 IS USM Standard Zoom Lens: Get a versatile lens with the Canon 18-135mm IS lens. Smooth, silent autofocus combines with powerful image stabilization that gives you up to 4 stops of shake correction to deliver sharp images quickly. At 18mm, you get wide-angle images, but at 135mm, this Canon 18-135mm IS lens gets you even closer to the action.
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  6. NIKKOR Z 24-70mm f/4 S Standard Zoom Lens for Nikon Z Cameras - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Travel Lens...Definitely a lens you could keep on camera if you have a telephoto lens and prime lens in the bag already. ...Lens is good but not worth the price....Better use a FTZ if you have a AF-S zoom lens lying around. I have a 18-105 AF-S lens old lens and I did not find much difference in photo quality unless you zoom and try to locate aberration which most average photographers don't do. "

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    Capture everything from wide-angle views to close-ups with this 24-70mm Nikon NIKKOR Z zoom lens. A constant f/4 max aperture allows consistent exposure at any zoom setting, while the new optical formula provides faithful color reproduction with virtually no flare or chromatic aberration. This lightweight Nikon NIKKOR Z zoom lens is durable for everyday use.
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    "Travel Lens...Definitely a lens you could keep on camera if you have a telephoto lens and prime lens in the bag already. ...Lens is good but not worth the price....Better use a FTZ if you have a AF-S zoom lens lying around. I have a 18-105 AF-S lens old lens and I did not find much difference in photo quality unless you zoom and try to locate aberration which most average photographers don't do. "

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    Capture everything from wide-angle views to close-ups with this 24-70mm Nikon NIKKOR Z zoom lens. A constant f/4 max aperture allows consistent exposure at any zoom setting, while the new optical formula provides faithful color reproduction with virtually no flare or chromatic aberration. This lightweight Nikon NIKKOR Z zoom lens is durable for everyday use.
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  7. NIKKOR Z 14-24mm f/2.8 S Zoom Lens for Nikon Z Cameras - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "The len provides exceptional photo, especially for landscaping, recommended!...great photo for upclose photos and wide telephotos! Best purchase ever!"

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    The views through the NIKKOR Z 14-24mm f/2.8 S are simply epic. Ultra-wide perspectives that challenge our sense of scale. Clarity that transports you. A level of detail you have to see to believe. All in the shortest, lightest and most versatile 14-24mm f/2.8 constant aperture zoom available. Optimized for landscapes, cityscapes, night skies, architecture, interiors and environmental portraits—this is the lens for taking it all in.
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    "The len provides exceptional photo, especially for landscaping, recommended!...great photo for upclose photos and wide telephotos! Best purchase ever!"

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    The views through the NIKKOR Z 14-24mm f/2.8 S are simply epic. Ultra-wide perspectives that challenge our sense of scale. Clarity that transports you. A level of detail you have to see to believe. All in the shortest, lightest and most versatile 14-24mm f/2.8 constant aperture zoom available. Optimized for landscapes, cityscapes, night skies, architecture, interiors and environmental portraits—this is the lens for taking it all in.
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  8. Panasonic - Lumix G Vario 45-150mm f/4.0-5.6 ASPH. Mega O.I.S. Zoom Lens, H-FS45150K - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Good Telephoto len...This is a good telephoto len. It is not that big and it is very light....Nice compact telephoto zoom lens...i used this lens with a Lumix digital camera. The image stabilization with the lens and camera works very well."

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    Panasonic Lumix G Vario 45-150mm f/4.0-5.6 ASPH. Mega O.I.S. Zoom Lens: Capture subjects and scenes in sharp detail with this 45-150mm zoom lens, which works with most Panasonic Lumix G compact system cameras with a Micro Four Thirds mount. The Mega O.I.S. (optical image stabilizer) helps keep your shots steady to minimize blurring.
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    "Good Telephoto len...This is a good telephoto len. It is not that big and it is very light....Nice compact telephoto zoom lens...i used this lens with a Lumix digital camera. The image stabilization with the lens and camera works very well."

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    Panasonic Lumix G Vario 45-150mm f/4.0-5.6 ASPH. Mega O.I.S. Zoom Lens: Capture subjects and scenes in sharp detail with this 45-150mm zoom lens, which works with most Panasonic Lumix G compact system cameras with a Micro Four Thirds mount. The Mega O.I.S. (optical image stabilizer) helps keep your shots steady to minimize blurring.
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  9. Fujifilm - XF 18-55mm f/2.8-4 OIS Zoom Lens - Black - Front_Zoom

    Model: 16276479/16432853
    SKU: 6738565
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    "Great lens...Lens is sharp, crisp and gives highly accurate photos, very happy with the Lens and results....Best Kit lens ever...Who ever heard of a wide to telephoto lens less than 3 inches long, with an aperture of F 2.8 to 4? "

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    Capture a variety of scenes with this Fujifilm XF 18-55mm f/2.8-4 OIS zoom lens that features built-in image stabilization and linear motor-driven autofocus for crisp, clear shots. The compact size offers easy portability.
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    "Great lens...Lens is sharp, crisp and gives highly accurate photos, very happy with the Lens and results....Best Kit lens ever...Who ever heard of a wide to telephoto lens less than 3 inches long, with an aperture of F 2.8 to 4? "

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    Capture a variety of scenes with this Fujifilm XF 18-55mm f/2.8-4 OIS zoom lens that features built-in image stabilization and linear motor-driven autofocus for crisp, clear shots. The compact size offers easy portability.
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  10. Nikon - AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR II Standard Zoom Lens - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Excelent lens...Versatile zoom lens. Its wide angle to telephoto focal range allows to get shots without having to switch lenses....Love this zoom Len...This zoom Len lets me get great photos from a long distance love it"

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    Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 18–200mm f/3.5–5.6G ED VR II Standard Zoom Lens: This powerful and versatile Nikon standard zoom lens is a great one-lens solution for DX-format DSLRs. Its wide angle to telephoto focal range gives photographers a flexible tool to get the shot without having to switch lenses.
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    "Excelent lens...Versatile zoom lens. Its wide angle to telephoto focal range allows to get shots without having to switch lenses....Love this zoom Len...This zoom Len lets me get great photos from a long distance love it"

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    Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 18–200mm f/3.5–5.6G ED VR II Standard Zoom Lens: This powerful and versatile Nikon standard zoom lens is a great one-lens solution for DX-format DSLRs. Its wide angle to telephoto focal range gives photographers a flexible tool to get the shot without having to switch lenses.
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