70-200 f4 or 70-300mm

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sirhawkeye64 Veteran Member • Posts: 6,035
Re: 70-200 f4 or 70-300mm

cosmicnode wrote:

We are missing a lens in this cheaper short telephoto range what would you prefer Nikon to add to the lens roadmap.

I would say a 70-300 but the AFP version is quite decent on the Z bodies, and I don't think (in a way) they could make a cheaper Z version. If they did make a 70-300 Z, it would likely be approaching $800 if it's like most of the other lenses.

I think a light-weight 70-200 f/4 is what they should do, to go along with the upcoming 24-105 f/4 (and the existing 24-70 f/4). This way they could have two trinities I guess: fast glass, and budget friendly, but quality glass.  If they could do a f/4 70-200 for say about $1600-$1700 that would be a good position, because the F-mount is still about $1400 USD.

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