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Finally: Nikon rumored to announce a new Nikkor AF-S 300mm f/4 FL VR lens

Pictured: the current Nikon AF-S 300mm f/4D IF-ED lens

Nikon will soon introduce the long rumored AF-S Nikkor 300/4 VR lens with Nano and fluorine coating. The new lens is expected to be very lightweight and will replace the current AF-S model ($1,369). Nikon has already filed at least two different patents for a 300mm f/4 lens – in 2012 and in 2013. Those […]

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Difference between Nikon’s fluorite lens and fluorine coating


Many readers (including myself) were initially confused between Nikon’s fluorite lens and fluorine coat. Here are how both terms are described on Nikon’s website:

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Nikon’s fluorine coating explained


Nikon released a short video explaining their fluorine coating currently present in the 800mm f/5.6 and the just released 400mm f/2.8 lenses: Here is the fluorine coating description from Nikon’s website:

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