Nikkor 500mm f/4E FL ED VR vs. 500mm f/4G ED VR lens specifications comparison

AF-S NIKKOR 500MM F:4E FL ED VR lens design Nikon 500mm f:4G ED VR lens design
Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 500MM F:4E FL ED VR MTF chartNikon-500mm-f4G-ED-VR-lens-MTF-chart
Technical specifications comparison between the new Nikkor 500mm f/4E FL ED VR lens (left) and the previous 500mm f/4G ED VR version (on the right):

Nikkor AF-S 500mm f/4E FL ED VR Nikkor AF-S 500mm f/4G ED VR
Focal Length 500mm 500mm
Maximum Aperture f/4 f/4
Minimum Aperture f/22 f/22
Format FX/35mm FX/35mm
Maximum Angle of View (DX-format) 3°10′ 3°10′
Maximum Angle of View (FX-format) 5°00′
Maximum Reproduction Ratio 0.14x 0.14x
Lens Elements 16 14
Lens Groups 12 11
Compatible Format(s) FX
FX in DX Crop Mode
35mm Film
FX in DX Crop Mode
35mm Film
VR (Vibration Reduction) Image Stabilization Yes Yes
Diaphragm Blades 9 9
Nano Crystal Coat Yes Yes
ED Glass Elements 3 3
Aspherical Elements
Super Integrated Coating Yes Yes
AF-S (Silent Wave Motor) Yes Yes
Internal Focusing Yes Yes
Minimum Focus Distance 11.9ft.(3.6m) 12.6ft.(4.0m)
Close Range Correction
Focus Mode Manual
Memory Recall
Rear Focusing
Filter Size 40.5mm 52mm
Accepts Filter Type Slip-in Slip-in
Approx. Dimensions (Diameter x Length) 5.5in.(140mm) x 15.2in.(387.0mm) Based on CIPA Standard 5.5in.(139.5mm) x 15.4in.(391mm)
Approx. Weight 109oz. (3090g) Based on CIPA Standard 136.9oz. (3,880g)
 Price $10,296.95 $8,295.00
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