Nikon 1 Nikkor 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 VR lens announced

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Nikon announced a new 1 Nikkor 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 VR lens. The price is $996.95. The first sample images can be found here and here.

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MTF charts

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Lens design

Nikon 1 Nikkor 70-300mm f:4.5-5.6 VR lens design

Product description

Super telephoto zoom for your Nikon 1

Now you can bring super telephoto capabilities to your Nikon 1 system with the compact, lightweight 1 NIKKOR VR 70-300 f/4.5-5.6 lens. Open an exciting new world of shooting opportunities—nature and wildlife, professional sports, concerts, performances and much more. With a zoom range equivalent of 189mm–810mm (35mm format) and advanced Nikon lens technologies like Super ED glass and Nano Crystal Coat, the 1 NIKKOR VR 70-300 f/4.5-5.6 packs the zoom power and outstanding performance of a massive D-SLR lens into a compact, lightweight 1 NIKKOR package.

Super telephoto zoom power makes nearly any shot possible

With the super telephoto power of the 1 NIKKOR VR 70-300 f/4.5-5.6 lens, exciting new shooting opportunities are around every corner. Shoot detailed close-ups of wildlife, concert performers, athletes, fast action and more. At its widest setting (70mm in CX-format, equivalent to 189mm in 35mm format), the 1 NIKKOR VR 70-300 f/4.5-5.6 is great for portraits, outdoor events, family fun—anything that requires a bit of zoom. Zoomed all the way in (810mm equivalent in 35mm format) it delivers the power.

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Compact and lightweight enough to take everywhere

The 1 NIKKOR VR 70-300 f/4.5-5.6 lens packs as much zoom power as the massive lenses you may see professionals hauling around at sporting events, yet it's compact and lightweight enough to comfortably carry all day. Like all 1 NIKKOR lenses, it's a well-balanced match to your Nikon 1 camera, making handheld shooting a breeze.

Nikon lens technology for consistently brilliant performance

For over 80 years, NIKKOR has been a leader and innovator in optical technologies, and the 1 NIKKOR VR 70-300 f/4.5-5.6 lens incorporates some of NIKKOR's most exciting advancements. Its the first lens in the 1 NIKKOR lineup to use Super Extra-low Dispersion (ED) glass, which provides stunning sharpness, contrast and color rendering. It also features Nano Crystal Coating (N), which nearly eliminates lens flare and ghosting for clearer, sharper images.

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Supplied Accessories

  • LF-N1000 Rear Lens Cap
  • HB-N110 Lens Hood
  • LC-N62 Front Lens Cap

Pre-order links can be found here.

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