In addition to the Nikon 1 S2, Nikon has also unveiled the refreshed version of their prime telephoto lens which is officially dubbed as the Nikkor 400mm f/2.8e FL ED VR.
In comparison with the older version of the lens, the new Nikkor 400mm 2.8e is touted to have improved autofocus performance, better exposure accuracy and is equipped with “VR Sport Mode” for a more precise compensation for camera shakes during panning.
Nikkor 400mm f/2.8e FL ED VR specs:
Construction: 16 elements in 12 groups, including 2 ED (Extra-low Dispersion) glasses, 2 Flourite Elements, Nano-Crystal coating.
Inner focusing mechanism (non-rotating front element)
Metal body and mount
No Manual Aperture Ring
Filter thread: 62mm
Aperture blades: 7
Aperture range: f/1.2 – f/16
Min. Focus distance: 2.6m
Dimensions: 160 (Diameter) x 358mm (Length)
The Nikkor 400mm 2.8e FL ED VR will be available in August and will have a suggested retail price of $11,999.