Nikon has announced the lighter and expensive version of its 400mm f/2.8 telephoto lens. To see the difference between the new AF-S NIKKOR 400mm f/2.8E FL ED VR and the old 400mm f/2.8G ED VR version we’ve made a quick comparison table below.
The NIKKOR 400mm f/2.8E FL ED VR lens contains two fluorite elements that, together with two Extra-Low Dispersion (ED) glass elements and Nano Crystal Coat, helps ensure outstanding performance with minimal chromatic aberration and flaring
Nikon’s fluorine coating currently presented in the 800mm f/5.6 and the newly announced 400mm f/2.8 lenses. The new Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 400mm f/2.8E FL ED VR lens will be available in August 2014, and will have a suggested retail price of $11,999.95.
NIKKOR 400mm f/2.8E FL ED VR vs 400mm f/2.8G ED VR
Here is a quick specifications comparison between the new and old Nikkor 400mm f/2.8 versions.
|NIKKOR 400mm f/2.8E FL ED VR (new)||NIKKOR 400mm f/2.8G ED VR (old)|
|Maximum Angle of View (DX-format)||4°||4°|
|Maximum Angle of View (FX-format)||6°10′||6°10′|
|Maximum Reproduction Ratio||0.16x||0.16x|
FX in DX Crop Mode
|VR (Vibration Reduction) Image Stabilization||Yes||Yes|
|Nano Crystal Coat||Yes||Yes|
|ED Glass Elements||2||3|
|Super Integrated Coating||Yes||Yes|
|AF-S (Silent Wave Motor)||Yes||Yes|
|Minimum Focus Distance||8.53ft. (2.6m)||9.5ft. (2.9m)|
|Accepts Filter Type||Slip-in||Slip-in|
|Approx. Dimensions (Diameter x Length)||6.3in.(159.5mm)x14.09in.(358mm) Based on CIPA Guidelines||6.3in.(159.5mm)x14.5in.(368mm)|
|Approx. Weight||134oz.(3800g)Based on CIPA Guidelines||163oz.(4,620g)|
Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 400mm f/2.8E FL ED VR Lens Price
The AF-S NIKKOR 400mm f/2.8E FL ED VR Lens price is $11,999.95. The super telephoto prime lens will be available from August 28, 2014.
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|AF-S NIKKOR 400mm f/2.8E FL ED VR Lens||$11,999.95||Amazon | Adorama