Compact high-performance 2.9x FX-format telephoto zoom lens with an f/4 fixed aperture and Nikon's third-generation Vibration Reduction (VR). Capture high performance stills and HD videos with a classic 70-200mm angle of view (105-300mm on DX-format cameras). An essential lens for low light or fast action sequences.The essential telephoto zoom, more nimble than ever and with up to 5 stops of image stabilization.
Introducing the newest addition to Nikon's compact high-performance f/4 fixed aperture zoom lenses, the AF-S NIKKOR 70-200mm f/4G ED VR. Inspired by today's versatile HD-SLR shooters, it strikes an ideal balance between exceptional optics, advanced lens technologies—including our game-changing third generation of Vibration Reduction with up to 5 stops of image stabilization—and a remarkably compact, lightweight design. Whether you shoot with an FX- or DX-format camera, handheld or tripod-mounted, the AF-S NIKKOR 70-200mm f/4G ED VR delivers the serious telephoto zoom performance you've been seeking.
FX-format telephoto zoom lens with 70–200mm focal range (105–300mm when used with a Nikon DX-format SLR).
Constant f/4 aperture throughout the zoom range.
Vibration Reduction (VR) system: minimizes camera shake and lets you shoot at shutter speeds up to five stops slower.
Nano Crystal Coat greatly reduces ghosting and flare.
SWM (Silent Wave Motor) enables quiet and accurate autofocus.
Two focus modes: A/M (autofocus with manual override, AF priority) and M (manual focus).
Minimum focus distance: 1 m.
Lightweight body for a telephoto zoom lens.
RT-1 tripod collar ring (optional accessory): enables the lens to be rotated freely for smooth transition between vertical and horizontal orientation.
Type Type G AF-S lens with built-in CPU and F mount
Focal length 70-200 mm
Maximum aperture f/4
Minimum aperture f/32
Lens construction 20 elements in 14 groups (including 3 ED lens elements, one HRI lens element, and lens elements with Nano-Crystal coatings)
Angle of view Nikon film SLR and FX-format D-SLR cameras: 34° 20′ - 12° 20′ Nikon DX-format D-SLR cameras: 22° 50′ - 8°
Focusing Nikon Internal Focusing (IF) System with autofocus controlled by Silent Wave Motor and separate focus ring for manual focus
Minimum focus distance 1 m (3.28 ft) from focal plane at all zoom positions
Maximum reproduction ratio Approx. 0.274x
No. of diaphragm blades 9 (rounded diaphragm opening)
Diaphragm Fully automatic
Filter-attachment size 67 mm
Dimensions Approx. 78 mm maximum diameter x 178.5 mm (distance from camera lens mount flange)
Weight Approx. 850 g (30.0 oz)