Nikon reveals 70-300mm telezoom and 10-30mm powerzoom for 1 system
Nikon has announced two lenses for its 1 system mirrorless cameras, in the shape of a 70-300mm ultra-telephoto zoom and a compact 10-30mm powerzoom. The 1 Nikkor VR 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 is designed for sports and wildlife shooting, and features optical image stabilisation to counteract camera shake; its SRP is $999.95 / £879.99. Meanwhile the 1 Nikkor VR 10-30mm f/3.5-5.6 PD-Zoom is a compact lens with electronic zoom control that will come in a kit with the 1 V3 camera, or be sold separately with an SRP of $299.95 / £249.99.
Go Farther with New 1 NIKKOR lenses
|Nikon 1 NIKKOR VR 10-30mm f/3.5-5.6 PD-Zoom on Nikon 1 V3, powered-on and extended|
Announced alongside the Nikon 1 V3, Nikon has introduced two new 1 NIKKOR lens offerings. Kitted with the V3, the 1 NIKKOR VR 10-30mm f/3.5-5.6 PD-Zoom is an evolved compact zoom lens, ready for nearly any situation. Sporting a useful 3x zoom (27-81mm equivalent), the new 10-30mm lens is equipped with a unique power drive zoom dial that allows for simple and smooth zoom capability, ideal for capturing sharp and steady HD video.
|Nikon 1 NIKKOR VR 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6|
Additionally, Nikon has also introduced a powerful new telephoto zoom lens option that takes Nikon 1 users farther than ever before. The new 1 NIKKOR VR 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 lens features a super-telephoto focal range (189-810mm equivalent) that can get the photographer up close to sports action or wildlife from a distance. The first 1 NIKKOR lens crafted with Super ED Glass, the 70-300mm lens is equipped with built-in Vibration Reduction (VR) and Nano Crystal Coating to prevent ghost and flare.
Price and Availability
The Nikon 1 V3, kitted with the 1 NIKKOR VR 10-30mm f/3.5-5.6 PD-Zoom lens, the DF-N1000 Electronic Viewfinder and the GR-N1010 Grip will be available in April 2014 for a suggested retail price (SRP) of $1,199.95*. The 1 NIKKOR VR 10-30mm f/3.5-5.6 PD-Zoom and the 1 NIKKOR VR 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 lenses will also be sold separately for $299.95* and $999.95*SRP, respectively.
|Nikon 1 Nikkor VR 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6||Nikon 1 Nikkor VR 10-30mm f/3.5-5.6 PD-Zoom|
|Lens type||Zoom lens|
|Max Format size||1″|
|Focal length||70–300 mm||10–30 mm|
|Lens mount||Nikon 1|
|Maximum aperture||F4.5 - F5.6||F3.5 - F5.6|
|Number of diaphragm blades||7|
|Aperture notes||Rounded diaphragm|
|Special elements / coatings||ED glass elements||1 ED glass element, 4 aspherical elements|
|Minimum focus||1.00 m (39.37″)||0.20 m (7.87″)|
|Motor type||Stepper motor|
|Full time manual||Unknown|
|Weight||560 g (1.23 lb)||85 g (0.19 lb)|
|Diameter||73 mm (2.87″)||58 mm (2.28″)|
|Length||108 mm (4.25″)||28 mm (1.1″)|
|Zoom method||Rotary (extending)|
|Filter thread||62.0 mm|