First image and price information of the Nikon 16-80mm f/2.8-4E ED VR DX lens has been leaked on the web.
According to latest Nikon rumors, the company will hold a major product launch event by the end of this week. The announcement expected to include three new lenses. These are the 500mm f/4 FL VR, 600mm f/4 FL VR, and the 16-80mm f/2.8-4 DX lens.
One of them is the AF-S DX Nikkor 16-80mm f/2.8-4E ED VR standart zoom lens. This lens will employ fluorine and Nano Crystal coatings as well as an electromagnetic diaphragm.
Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 16-80mm f/2.8-4E ED VR Lens First Image
Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 16-80mm f/2.8-4E ED VR will also come packed with built-in Vibration Reduction system, which will provide up to four stops of stabilization. See the specs list below.
AF-S DX NIKKOR 16-80mm f/2.8-4E ED VR Lens Specs
- DX format
- Electromagnetic diaphragm
- Nano Crystal coating
- ED glass
- Fluorine coating
- VR up to 4 stops
- Japanese price: 120,000 yen, US price will probably be $900
- Shipping in Japan will start on July 16, 2015
Japanese price of the lens will be around 120,000 yen. This means that the Nikon 16-80mm f/2.8-4E ED VR DX lens will cost about $900 in the US.