Lack of VR in Nikon 300mm f4 - big deal or not?

Started Apr 22, 2013 | Discussions thread
Tyr-Sog
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Re: Is this not a 12 year old lens design?
In reply to PHXAZCRAIG, Apr 29, 2013

PHXAZCRAIG wrote:

hwg wrote:

Is this not a 12 year old lens design?

Wasn't the previous 300 mm lens retired at about 12 years old?

Does this suggest that  there will be a new version along soon, possibly with VR?

And given the price of the new 80-400, does this suggest that a 300F4 AF-S G VR Super-ED-IF N will cost ... $2500?   (And still have a crap tripod collar).

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Craig
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Exactly, once (N) and VR are added, we are looking at a $2400 minimum lens.

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