Versatile super-telephoto zoom lens. The superior optical design incorporates Nikon’s second-generation Vibration Reduction system for outstandingly sharp images, even in low light, and Nano Crystal coat that greatly reduces the effects of ghosting and flare. Boasts fast, quiet autofocus and a weather-sealed magnesium body to meet the demands of the most challenging professional environments.
Professional super-telephoto zoom lens with constant f/4 aperture.
Flexible 200-400mm focal length (DX equivalent 300-600mm).
Vibration Reduction II (VR II) stabilization system with Normal and Active modes. Lets you use shutter speeds that are up to 3.0* stops slower.
Nano Crystal coat reduces ghosting and flare.
Three focus modes: M/A (autofocus with manual override, MF priority), M (manual focus) and A/M (autofocus with manual override, AF priority) that prevents accidental switching from autofocus to manual focus.
Closest focusing distance: 2 m in AF mode; 1.95 m in MF mode.
Four ED (Extra low Dispersion) glass elements ensure crisp results.
SWM (Silent Wave Motor) for fast, quiet autofocus.
Detachable hood and soft case included.
24 elements in 17 groups (4 ED and some Nano Crystal Coat-deposited lens elements), as well as 1 detachable protective glass
Angle of view
12°20´- 6°10´ (8°- 4° for Nikon DX format)
Minimum focus distance
- 2 m with autofocus, at all zoom settings - 1.95 m with manual focus, at all zoom settings
No. of diaphragm blades
9 pcs. (rounded)
Filter attachment size
Diameter x length
Approximately 124(dia) x 365.5 mm (extension from the camera’s lens-mount flange with lens protective glass attached)
Approximately 3,360g (with lens protective glass attached)
- Slip-on front lens cap - Rear Lens Cap LF-1 - Lens Hood HK-30 - Semi-soft Case CL-L2 (with dedicated interior cushioning material) - Dedicated slip-in filter holder - 52mm Screw-on NC Filter - Dedicated lens protective glass (attached to the lens) - Dedicated lens protective glass case, Strap LN-1