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DxOMark: new Nikon 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR lens vs. old version

DxOmark published their test results for the Nikon 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR lens – the new version performs significantly better then the old (the price of the new model is also significantly higher: $2,696.95 vs. $1,675). Here is their conclusion:

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Nikkor 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR lens now shipping, available in stock

The Nikkor 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR lens started shipping today in the US and is currently in stock at Amazon from several third party reseller. Here is a quick size comparison between the Nikkor 200-400mm VR, the original 80-400mm, the new 80-400mm, and the 70-200mm VRII lenses:

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Nikon 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR lens sample images

The Nikon AF-S 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR lens started shipping in the US in limited quantities last week. The official release date is today (March 19th) - expect many other stores to start selling/shipping the lens. Foto Hans Keuzekamp provided me with some sample images taken with the new lens, but first few more product images […]

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Nikon AF-S 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR lens now shipping in the US

Several readers informed me that they have received shipping notifications from B&H for their pre-ordered Nikkor AF-S 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR lens that was announced on March 4th. The new lens is shipping few days before the official release date of March 19th which is part of Nikon’s effort to push inventory before the end of their […]

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Nikkor AF 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6D vs. AF-S 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6G specifications comparison

Here is a quick comparison between the old and new Nikkor AF 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6 lenses based on the specifications listed on Nikon’s website:  Nikkor lens  AF 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6D ED VR  AF-S 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR Focal Length Range 80-400mm 80-400mm Zoom Ratio 5x 5x Max Aperture f/4.5-5.6 f/4.5-5.6 Min Aperture f/32 f/32-40 Max Angle of […]

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Nikkor 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR lens announcement

Nikkor 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR lens announcement: @ Nikon.com @ Nikon Imaging Sample images Price: $2,696.95 (available on March 19 2013, see pre-order options) Nikkor 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR lens MTF charts: Nikkor 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR lens design: Nikkor 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR lens specifications: Focal length 80-400 mm Maximum aperture f/4.5-5.6 Minimum aperture f/32-40 Lens construction 20 […]

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Nikon announcement this week

A quick update: the March 14 date is the actual Nikkor AF-S 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR release date for Japan. I expect the shipping date for the two new Coolpix cameras also to be before the end of March. This means that the official announcement should be this week – probably on Wednesday or Thursday (for […]

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