New Nikon Nikkor Z 70-200mm f/2.8 VR S lens review

There is a new review of the upcoming Nikon Nikkor Z 70-200mm f/2.8 VR S lens at (translated) – it contains a lot of sample photos and comparisons (previous reviews can be found here). Here is the recap – compared to 70-200 VR FL with FTZ:


  • Better balanced
  • Improve CA, flare
  • Improved focus breathing
  • Improved sharpness
  • On par with F mount prime lenses
  • A perfect lens for both videography and photography


  • Slightly slower focusing speed compared to SWM

Nikon USA confirmed on Twitter that he lens is delayed because of COVID-19:

Calumet Germany lists the shipping date as July 23. Amazon lists the release date as June 30:

Nikon Nikkor Z 70-200mm f/2.8 VR S lens pre-order links:
Adorama | B&H | Amazon | WEX | Park | Calumet | Camera Canada.

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