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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

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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

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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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