Nikkor 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6G AF-S vs 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6D AF Specifications Comparison

The new Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR has a completely redesigned internal focus optical formula with Nano Coating, Super Integrated Coating and extra-low dispersion glass elements. Below table is a specification comparison between the new AF-S 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR and old AF 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6D ED VR lenses.

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Nikkor 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6G AF-S vs 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6D AF Specifications Comparison

 Nikkor lens  AF-S 80-400mm
f/4.5-5.6G ED VR
 AF 80-400mm
f/4.5-5.6D ED VR
Focal Length Range 80-400mm 80-400mm
Zoom Ratio 5x 5x
Max Aperture f/4.5-5.6 f/4.5-5.6
Min Aperture f/32-40 f/32
Max Angle of View (DX) 20° 20°
Min Angle of View (DX
Max Angle of View (FX) 30°10′ 30°10′
Min Angle of View (FX) 6°10′ 6°10′
Max Reproduction Ratio 0.2x 0.42x
Lens Elements 20 17
Lens Groups 12 11
Compatible Format(s) FX
DX
FX in DX Crop Mode
35mm Film
FX
DX
FX in DX Crop Mode
35mm Film
Vibration Reduction Yes Yes
Diaphragm Blades 9 9
Nano Crystal Coat Yes
ED Glass Elements 4 3
Aspherical Elements
Super Integrated Coating Yes Yes
AF-S (Silent Wave Motor) Yes
Internal Focusing Yes
Minimum Focus Distance 5.74ft.(1.75m) 7.5ft.(2.3m)
Close Range Correction
Focus Mode Auto
Manual
Auto/Manual
Auto
Manual
Rear Focusing
Filter Size 77mm 77mm
Accepts Filter Type Screw-on Screw-on
Teleconverter Use Yes
Dimensions 3.8×8.0in. (Diameter x Length)
95.5x203mm (Diameter x Length)
3.6×6.7in. (Diameter x Length)
91x171mm (Diameter x Length)
Weight 56oz.(1570g) incl. tripod collar
47oz.(1360g)
 Price $2,696.95 $1,348.00