Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 200-400mm f/4G ED VR II

This versatile telephoto lens delivers both superlative results and exceptional flexibility. With an extensive shooting range, superb optical quality and 3 stop Vibration Reduction system, it’s a popular choice for wildlife and sports photographers.

£4,899.00

RRP £6,382.99 Save £1,483.99

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Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 200-400mm f/4G ED VR II

This versatile telephoto lens delivers both superlative results and exceptional flexibility. With an extensive shooting range, superb optical quality and 3 stop Vibration Reduction system, it’s a popular choice for wildlife and sports photographers.

  • Fast f/4 maximum aperture throughout the zoom range ensures great shots in low light
  • Versatile zoom range provides a host of framing options
  • Fast, quiet autofocus with full-time manual focusing
  • Circular 9-blade diaphragm helps produce attractive background blur
  • 4 stop Vibration Reduction system (VR II) ensures shake free shots
  • Extra-low dispersion (ED) lens elements delivers superb optical performance
  • Nano crystal coating reduces flare and ghosting
  • Minimum focusing distance of 2m
  • 52mm drop-in filter diameter
  • Supplied with HK-30 lens hood, CL-L2 lens case and built-in tripod collar



Park Verdict

A superb telephoto zoom lens. Superb optical quality combine with the 4 stop Vibration Reduction system to deliver great shots in low light.

We Love

♥ Fast f/4 maximum aperture allows hand-held shooting in low light
♥ Superb image quality with Vibration Reduction system for shake-free shots
♥ Silent Wave motor for fast, accurate focusing with full-time manual focusing

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Nikon UK has announced a new super telephoto zoom lens – the AF-S NIKKOR 200-400mm f/4G ED VR II. This lens replaces the highly acclaimed AF-S Zoom NIKKOR 200-400mm f/4G IF-ED VR and features the new generation of Vibration Reduction technology (VR II), Nano Crystal Coat and a new A/M mode, making it an ideal, versatile choice for sports and wildlife photographers.

This type of super telephoto zoom lens remains unique on the market and reflects Nikon’s continued dedication to innovation and quality in the industry.The evolution of this lens underlines Nikon’s commitment to developing a range of products tailored to photographers’ needs, and strengthens the line-up of high-performance NIKKOR lenses.

Fast f/2.8 Zoom-NIKKOR lens
Perfect for sports, photojournalism and wildlife photography.

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.

7 Extra-low Dispersion (ED) elements
Offers superior sharpness and color correction by effectively minimizing chromatic aberration, even at the widest aperture settings.

Nano Crystal Coat
Further reduces ghosting and flare for even greater image clarity.

Nikon Super Integrated Coating (SIC)
Enhances light transmission and offers superior color consistency and reduced flare.

Exclusive Nikon Silent Wave Motor (SWM)
Enables fast, accurate, and quiet autofocus.

Rounded 9-blade diaphragm
Renders more natural appearance of out-of-focus image elements.

Internal Focus (IF)
Provides fast and quiet autofocus without changing the length of the lens, retaining subject-working distance through the focus range.

Focuses to 4.6 feet
Close focusing provided throughout the entire zoom range for extended versatility.

M/A focus mode switch
Enables quick response to changing situations between manual and autofocus operation.

Fully compatible with Nikon TC-14E II, TC-17E II and TC-20E II (III) Teleconverters.

Flower-shaped lens hood
Included HB-48 lens hood—shades the objective from unwanted, image-degrading light.
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Specification

Focal length 200-400mm
Maximum aperture f/4
Minimum aperture f/32
Lens construction 24 elements in 17 groups (4 ED and some Nano Crystal Coat-deposited lens elements), as well as 1 detachable protective glass
Angle of view 12°20´- 6°10´ (8°- 4° for Nikon DX format)
Minimum focus distance - 2 m with autofocus, at all zoom settings - 1.95 m with manual focus, at all zoom settings
No. of diaphragm blades 9 pcs. (rounded)
Filter/attachment size 52mm Drop-In
Diameter x length Approximately 124(dia) x 365.5 mm (extension from the camera’s lens-mount flange with lens protective glass attached)
Weight Approximately 3,360g (with lens protective glass attached)
Supplied accessories - Slip-on front lens cap - Rear Lens Cap LF-1 - Lens Hood HK-30 - Semi-soft Case CL-L2 (with dedicated interior cushioning material) - Dedicated slip-in filter holder - 52mm Screw-on NC Filter - Dedicated lens protective glass (attached to the lens) - Dedicated lens protective glass case, Strap LN-1
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Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 200-400mm f/4G ED VR II

This versatile telephoto lens delivers both superlative results and exceptional flexibility. With an extensive shooting range, superb optical quality and 3 stop Vibration Reduction system, it’s a popular choice for wildlife and sports photographers.

£4,899.00

RRP £6,382.99 Save £1,483.99

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Q & A

Can I use this lens with a D300s and a D800 ? regards NB

Yes, this lens would be fine to work with both of these cameras.

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