Official 1 Nikkor VR 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 annoucement

Started Mar 13, 2014 | Discussions thread
Aspenz Contributing Member • Posts: 764
Re: Pre-ordered - Saves $1200+

jjoyce wrote:

Ordered this am, ecstatic they actually released this lens. I have been waiting (& saving) for this lens, I guess I missed the Nano coating in the rumors!

I am looking at this lens as a replacement for the 80-400 FX - so I am saving more that $1200 and about 1/3ish the size. It will be interesting to see how this lens does against the 17,000 800 5.6. I never have seen a MTF chart like the 70-300 at 20/60, cannot wait to test this one out.

I camp/backpack a lot so the size is a big factor for me.

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Yeah 810mm in such a small package! Probably with very fast autofocus too since it's native! I've to say the mtf charts look very good and the sample photos too. Preordered as well.

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