Additional information and pictures of the new Nikon 500mm f/4E FL ED VR and 600mm f/4E FL ED VR lenses

Some additional information on the new Nikon super-tele lenses that will be announced in few hours (stay tuned for detailed coverage):

Nikkor AF-S 500mm f:4E FL ED VR
Nikkor AF-S 500mm f/4E FL ED VR lens:

  • Fluorite element (FL)
  • Three ED elements
  • Electromagnetic diaphragm
  • Lightweight
  • Improved AF performance during motion tracking
  • Fluorine coating
  • VR up to four stops
  • Sports VR mode
  • Minimum focusing distance: 3.6m (the current 500mm f/4 version can focus at 4m)
  • Weight: 3,090g (the current 500mm f/4 version weights 3,880g)
  • Price in Japan: 1.16 million yen or around $9,500 (the current 500mm f/4 version is priced at $8,295)

Nikkor AF-S 600mm f:4E FL ED VR lens
Nikkor AF-S 600mm f/4E FL ED VR lens:

  • Fluorite element (FL)
  • Three ED elements
  • Electromagnetic diaphragm
  • Lightweight
  • Improved AF performance during motion tracking
  • Fluorine coating
  • VR up to four stops
  • Sport VR mode
  • Weight: 3,810g (the current 600mm f/4 version weights 5,060g)
  • Minimum focusing distance: 4.4 m (the current 600mm f/4 version can focus at 5m)
  • Price in Japan: 1.43 million yen or around $11,600 (the current 600mm f/4 version is priced at $9,699)

For comparison, here are the current versions:

Nikon-AF-S-NIKKOR-500mm-f4G-ED-VR-Lens
Nikon-AF-S-NIKKOR-600mm-f4G-ED-VR-Lens

Via Digicame-info

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