Nikkor AF-S 600mm f/4E FL ED VR vs. Nikkor Z 600mm f/4 TC VR S specifications comparison

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

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

Nikkor Z 600mm f/4 TC VR S lens

Nikkor Z 600mm f/4 TC VR S lens

Nikkor AF-S 600mm f/4E FL ED VR lens ($12,296.95) vs. Nikkor Z 600mm f/4 TC VR S lens ($15,496.95) specifications comparison (above picture is not to scale):

NIKKOR AF-S 600mm f/4E FL ED VR
NIKKOR Z 600mm f/4 TC VR S
SHORT DESCRIPTION
The AF-S NIKKOR 600mm f/4E FL ED VR is a lightweight super telephoto lens with an improved AF tracking, ideal for sports, action and nature photographers.
Be amazed by the performance of a super-telephoto lens that is equipped with advanced technologies and a 1.4x built-in teleconverter to switch between 2 focal lengths effortlessly.
COLOUR
Black
Black
MOUNT TYPE
Nikon F Mount
Nikon Z mount
FOCAL LENGTH
600mm
600mm
MAXIMUM APERTURE
f/4
f/4
MINIMUM APERTURE
f/22
f/32
MAXIMUM ANGLE OF VIEW (APS-C SIZE/DX-FORMAT)
2° 40′
DX-format, without built-in teleconverter: 2° 40′ DX-format, with built-in teleconverter: 2°
MAXIMUM ANGLE OF VIEW (FULL-FRAME/FX-FORMAT)
4° 10′
FX-format, without built-in teleconverter: 4° 10′ FX-format, with built-in teleconverter: 3°
MAXIMUM REPRODUCTION RATIO
0.14x
Without built-in teleconverter: 0.14x With built-in teleconverter: 0.2x
LENS ELEMENTS
16
26 elements in 20 groups (including 7 elements in 4 groups in the built-in teleconverter, 3 ED elements, 1 super-ED element, 2 fluorite elements, 2 SR elements, elements with meso-amorphous and Nano Crystal coats, and a fluorine-coated front lens element)
LENS GROUPS
12
N/A
COMPATIBLE FORMAT(S)
Full-frame/FX-format Full-frame/FX-format in APS-C size/DX-format Crop Mode 35mm Film
N/A
VR (VIBRATION REDUCTION) IMAGE STABILIZATION
Yes
Lens shift using voice coil motors (VCMs)
DIAPHRAGM BLADES
9
9 ( rounded diaphragm opening )
DISTANCE INFORMATION
No
No
ARNEO COAT
n/a
N/A
NANO CRYSTAL COAT
Yes
N/A
ED GLASS ELEMENTS
4
N/A
FLUORITE ELEMENTS
2
N/A
SUPER ED GLASS ELEMENTS
n/a
N/A
PHASE FRESNEL
n/a
N/A
ASPHERICAL ELEMENTS
n/a
N/A
FLUORINE COAT
Yes
N/A
SR (SHORT-WAVELENGTH REFRACTIVE) ELEMENTS
n/a
N/A
SUPER INTEGRATED COATING
No
No
AF-P (PULSE MOTOR)
n/a
N/A
AF-S (SILENT WAVE MOTOR)
No
No
INTERNAL FOCUSING
Yes
Yes
MINIMUM FOCUS DISTANCE
4.4 m (14.4 ft.)
4.3 m (14.11 ft)
CLOSE RANGE CORRECTION
n/a
N/A
FOCUS MODE
Auto/Manual Manual/Auto Manual Memory Recall
N/A
E-TYPE
Yes
N/A
FILTER SIZE
40.5mm
N/A
ACCEPTS FILTER TYPE
Slip-in
N/A
DIMENSIONS (L X H X W) (MM)
Approx. 166 x 432.0 mm (6.5 in. x 17 in.) Based on CIPA Standard
Approx. 165 mm x 437 mm (6.5 in. x 17.3 in.)
WEIGHT (G) (BODY ONLY)*1
Approx. 3,810 g (134.4 oz.) Based on CIPA Standard
Approx. 3260 g (7 lb 3 oz)
MICRO
n/a
N/A
LENS CATEGORY
Sports & Action, Nature & Wildlife
N/A
FORMAT
N/A
Full-frame/FX-format(35mm)
AUTOFOCUS NIKKOR F
Yes
N/A
FEATURES
Nano Crystal Coat, Autofocus, E-type
N/A
SUPPLIED ACCESSORIES
N/A
LC-K107 Lens Cap (front cap), LF-N1 Lens Cap (rear cap), HK-43 Lens Hood, Strap, CL-L3 Lens Case

The above comparison is based on the specifications provided by Nikon. Here is another 600mm lens comparison from B&H Photo:


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