Nikkor 70-200mm f/4G ED VR AF-S

  • FX coverage
  • Autofocus (in-lens focus motor), internal focus
  • 20 elements in 14 groups, 1 high refractive, 3 ED elements, nano coating
  • 9-blade rounded aperture diaphragm
  • smallest aperture is f/32 
  • 67mm filter ring
  • 3.28' (1m) minimum focus; 1:3.6 maximum reproduction ratio
  • 7 x3.1" (178.5 x 78mm) long, diameter
  • 30 ounces (850g) weight
  • included HB-60 bayonet lens hood, LC-1225 soft case, caps
  • US$1400
  • Model Number 2202
  • Announced October 2012

Thom's Mini Review: Not as small as you might have expected, but still enough smaller than the 70-200mm f/2.8 that you might find this lens useful in keeping your kit small. Note that it doesn't come with a tripod mount collar, which is an expensive optional extra. Optically it's a very good lens, though, maybe even a bit better than the 70-200mm f/2.8 at equal apertures, which is saying a lot. It also doesn't have much focal length breathing, either, unlike the f/2.8 II version that has considerable change in focal length as you focus close. A really solid lens that performs well. Recommended

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