Nikon Announces Nikkor 80-400mm f4.5-5.6G ED VR Lens

The Nikkor 80-400mm f4.5-5.6G ED VR

The Nikkor 80-400mm f4.5-5.6G ED VR

Zoom enthusiasts rejoice! Nikon has just announced the Nikkor 80-400mm f4.5-5.6G ED VR lens, which is compatible with the Nikon FX format. This glass has three focusing modes: A/M (autofocus with manual override, AF priority), M/A (autofocus with manual override, manual priority) and M (manual). It also sports four ED lens elements with one super ED element, Nano Crystal Coat for reduced ghost and flare, a Silent Wave Motor for super quiet autofocusing, and a vibration reduction (VR) function that’ll compensate for any camera shake equivalent to a 4-step increase in shutter speed. If you happen to use this superzoom on a camera that supports autofocusing up to f8, you’ll even be able to autofocus when you’re using a 1.4x teleconverter. Head on past the break for an official list of specs for some image samples. Continue reading…