Fast, Prime Telephoto Lens Upgraded, fast, f/2 prime telephoto lens
with Nikon VR II image stabilization and Nano Crystal Coat produces razor sharp
images under the most demanding conditions including indoor sports, wildlife or
Nikon VR II (Vibration Reduction) Image Stabilization Vibration
Reduction, engineered specifically for each VR NIKKOR lens, enables handheld
shooting at up to 4 shutter speeds slower than would otherwise be possible,
assuring dramatically sharper still images and video capture.
Automatic Tripod Detection Mode Engages VR image stabilization when
mounted on a tripod to minimize camera shake that occurs at shutter release.
Nano Crystal Coat Further reduces ghosting and internal lens flare
across a wide range of wavelengths for even greater image clarity.
Super ED Glass Element Super ED glass excels at eliminating secondary
spectrum and correcting chromatic aberration and offers low refractive index and
lower dispersion. Also Super ED Glass is more resilient to rapi temperature
3 Extra-low Dispersion (ED) Elements Offers superior sharpness and
color correction by effectively minimizing chromatic aberration, even at the
widest aperture settings.
Three Focus Modes A/M mode joins the familiar M/A and M modes,
enhancing AF control versatility with fast, secure switching between auto and
manual focus to accommodate personal shooting techniq
Internal Focus (IF) Provides fast and quiet autofocus without changing
the length of the lens, retaining working distance throughout the focus range.
Exclusive Nikon Silent Wave Motor (SWM) Enables fast, accurate and
Nikon Super Integrated Coating (SIC) Enhances light transmission
efficiency and offers superior color consistency and reduced flare.
Rugged Construction Featuring enhanced dust and moisture-resistance,
magnesium die-cast barrel construction and a protective meniscus front lens.
Rounded 9-Blade Diaphragm Renders more natural appearance of
out-of-focus image areas.
Fully compatible with Nikon Teleconverters Full functionality with
Nikon TC-14E II, TC-17E II, TC-20E II and TC-20EIII Teleconverters
|F stop range
||9 Groups / 13 Elements
||12°20' (8°when used in DX Crop mode or with DX-format
|Minimum Focus Distance
||1.9 m/6.2 ft. in AF mode
|Maximum Reproduction Ratio
|VR (Vibration Reduction)
||Yes. Provides up to 4 stops of compensation
||Nikon Nano Crystal Coat (N)
|ED (Extra Low Dispersion) Elements
|Super ED (Extra Low Dispersion) Elements
||Autofocus with Silent Wave Motor (SWM) and manual
|Internal Focus (IF)
||Via camera Command Dial
|Filter Attachment Size
|Dimensions (diameter x length)
||(Approx.) 4.9 x 8.0 in. / 124 x 203 mm
||(Approx.) 6.5 lbs. / 103.4 oz / 2930 g