Fast, Prime Telephoto Lens Upgraded, fast, f/2 prime telephoto lens with Nikon VR II image stabilization and Nano Crystal Coat produces razor sharp images under the most demanding conditions including indoor sports, wildlife or portraiture
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.
Automatic Tripod Detection Mode Engages VR image stabilization when mounted on a tripod to minimize camera shake that occurs at shutter release.
Nano Crystal Coat Further reduces ghosting and internal lens flare across a wide range of wavelengths for even greater image clarity.
Super ED Glass Element Super ED glass excels at eliminating secondary spectrum and correcting chromatic aberration and offers low refractive index and lower dispersion. Also Super ED Glass is more resilient to rapi temperature changes.
3 Extra-low Dispersion (ED) Elements Offers superior sharpness and color correction by effectively minimizing chromatic aberration, even at the widest aperture settings.
Three Focus Modes A/M mode joins the familiar M/A and M modes, enhancing AF control versatility with fast, secure switching between auto and manual focus to accommodate personal shooting techniq
Internal Focus (IF) Provides fast and quiet autofocus without changing the length of the lens, retaining working distance throughout the focus range.
Exclusive Nikon Silent Wave Motor (SWM) Enables fast, accurate and quiet autofocus.
Nikon Super Integrated Coating (SIC) Enhances light transmission efficiency and offers superior color consistency and reduced flare.
Rugged Construction Featuring enhanced dust and moisture-resistance, magnesium die-cast barrel construction and a protective meniscus front lens.
Rounded 9-Blade Diaphragm Renders more natural appearance of out-of-focus image areas.
Fully compatible with Nikon Teleconverters Full functionality with Nikon TC-14E II, TC-17E II, TC-20E II and TC-20EIII Teleconverters
|F stop range||F2-22|
|Construction||9 Groups / 13 Elements|
|Picture Angle||12°20' (8°when used in DX Crop mode or with DX-format D-SLR)|
|Minimum Focus Distance||1.9 m/6.2 ft. in AF mode|
|Maximum Reproduction Ratio||0.12x|
|VR (Vibration Reduction)||Yes. Provides up to 4 stops of compensation|
|Advanced Coating||Nikon Nano Crystal Coat (N)|
|ED (Extra Low Dispersion) Elements||3|
|Super ED (Extra Low Dispersion) Elements||1|
|Focusing||Autofocus with Silent Wave Motor (SWM) and manual focus|
|Internal Focus (IF)||Yes|
|Aperture Control||Via camera Command Dial|
|Diaphragm Blades||9 (rounded)|
|Filter Attachment Size||52mm Screw-on|
|Dimensions (diameter x length)||(Approx.) 4.9 x 8.0 in. / 124 x 203 mm|
|Weight||(Approx.) 6.5 lbs. / 103.4 oz / 2930 g|