Nikon AF-S 120-300mm f/2.8E FL ED SR VR Lens Announced, Priced $9,496.95, Available for Pre-Order

Nikon AF-S 120-300mm f2.8E FL ED SR VR

Along with the  Nikon D780 ( B&H/ Adorama) and Nikon Coolpix P950( B&H/ Adorama), Nikon also announced the new Nikon AF-S Nikkor 120-300mm F2.8E FL ED SR VR Lens. It is a pro-level lens with a versatile working range and four stops of shake reduction, featuing a whopping 25 elements,including ED, fluorite and SR glass, Nano Crystal and Arneo coatings with the front having a fluorine coating to repel water and oil. The lens can focus as close as 2m at all focal lengths and has a maximum magnification of 0.16x. This new lens costs $9,496.95, first available for Pre-Order at B&H/ Adorama.

Nikon AF-S 120-300mm f2.8E FL ED SR VR-2

Below are the detailed specifications of Nikon AF-S Nikkor 120-300mm F2.8E FL ED SR VR Lens:

Principal specifications
Lens type Zoom lens
Max Format size 35mm FF
Focal length 120–300 mm
Image stabilization Yes
CIPA Image stabilization rating stop(s)
Lens mount Nikon F (FX)
Maximum aperture F2.8
Minimum aperture F22
Aperture ring No
Number of diaphragm blades 9
Elements 25
Groups 19
Special elements / coatings ED, fluorite and SR elements + Nano Crystal and Arneo coatings
Minimum focus 2.00 m (78.74)
Maximum magnification 0.16×
Autofocus Yes
Motor type Ring-type ultrasonic
Full time manual Yes
Focus method Internal
Distance scale No
DoF scale No
Focus distance limiter Yes
Weight 3250 g (7.17 lb)
Diameter 128 mm (5.04)
Length 304 mm (11.97)
Materials Magnesium alloy
Sealing Yes
Colour Black
Zoom method Rotary (extending)
Power zoom No
Zoom lock Yes
Filter thread 112 mm
Hood supplied Yes
Tripod collar Yes


Nikon AF-S Nikkor 120-300mm F2.8E
Pre-Order B&HAdorama  
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Pre-Order  B&H/ Adorama
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Pre-Order B&H/ Adorama

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