Nikon has announced the new AF-S NIKKOR 300mm f/4E PF ED VR lens, this new 300mm f/4 lens is 30% shorter and 1.5 lbs lighter than its predecessor, thanks to the use of a Phase Fresnel design. It boasts four and a half stops in image stabilization.
The price for this lens is $1,999,95. Release date will be in early February, 2015.
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Smaller, Lighter, Faster Telephoto
Nikon has also introduced the AF-S NIKKOR 300mm f/4E PF ED VR, the world’s lightest 300mm full-frame fixed focal length AF lens2, which is nearly 30% shorter and 1.5 lbs. lighter than its predecessor. Extremely easy to handle and built to suit the needs of serious photographers in the field, the new 300mm f/4 lens utilizes Phase Fresnel optical technology to help correct chromatic aberration and reduce the overall size and weight of the lens, making it easy to pack for any assignment. Capable of producing tack-sharp images and beautiful background blur at a distance, Nikon’s newest FX-format lens also features four and a half stops of VR image stabilization3, a VR Sport mode, VR tripod detection as well as several of the latest NIKKOR optical technologies including electromagnetic aperture control, a Silent Wave Motor for quiet AF operation, ED glass for further controlling chromatic aberrations and Nano Crystal Coat for superior image quality.
|Lens type||Prime lens|
|Max Format size||35mm FF|
|Focal length||300 mm|
|Image stabilisation||Yes (4.5 stops)|
|Lens mount||Nikon F (FX)|
|Number of diaphragm blades||9|
|Special elements / coatings||1 ED element 1 phase fresnel element Fluorine coating Nano crystal coating|
|Minimum focus||1.40 m (55.12″)|
|Full time manual||Yes|
|Weight||755 g (1.66 lb)|
|Diameter||89 mm (3.5″)|
|Length||148 mm (5.83″)|
|Filter thread||77 mm|
|Hood product code||HB-73|