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NIKKOR AF-S 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR lens to be released on March 14? *UPDATED*

Update: after a brief email exchange with Digicame-info, the March 14 date is the actual release date in Japan, not the announcement date. This means that the official announcement will be this week – probably on Wednesday or Thursday. Digicame-info reports that Nikon will announce the Nikkor AF-S 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR lens on March 14. This lens has been […]

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Another Nikon 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6 lens patent filed in Japan

A new Nikon 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6 lens has been rumored for a while. There were several patents filed in the past (20100214667, 20100284092, 2009282214) and another one was just published in Japan (2012113182):

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Nikkor AF-S 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6 lens could be released next

Several readers asked me about the replacement of the current Nikon 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6D ED VR lens. I searched trough my old emails and I found this list of lenses that was sent to me back in October of 2009. I did not publish this online, but it seems that everything was spot on, except the […]

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Patent for a new Nikon AF-S 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6 lens

After the surge of Nikon patents application filed in the US last year, it seems that Nikon is very cautious lately – I can hardly find any interesting entries. Most of the patents are filed in Japan and I am starting to monitor the Japanese patents website on a regular bases. Please note that patents […]

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