Nikon AF Zoom-Nikkor 70-300mm f/4-5.6G Lens

Nikon AF Zoom-Nikkor 70-300mm f/4-5.6G Lens

Product Summary


At only 425 grams the AF Zoom-Nikkor 70-300mm f/4-5.6G is one of the lightest tele lenses currently being made and sold by Nikon. This tele zoom lens retails at only $173 a piece. The AF Zoom-Nikkor 70-300mm f/4-5.6G has a wide f/stop of f/4 and stops down to f/5.6 for its longest focal length of 300mm. At the lowest end the lens can stop down to f/32. This F mount Nikkor lens is compatible with both FX and DX format Nikon DSLRs. It is also possible to shoot in DX crop in a FX format camera.

This D type lens is designed so that it can provide a precise distance related details for adjusting the flash and or any other light sources for precise exposures. The AF Zoom-Nikkor 70-300mm f/4-5.6G comes with a Nikon’s Super Integrated Coating (SIC) for maximum suppression of lens flares and ghosting.

The AF Zoom-Nikkor 70-300mm f/4-5.6G lens has 13 elements arranged in 9 groups. The minimum focusing distance is 4.9’ or 1.5 meters. The lens takes a filter of 62mm and weighs only 425 grams. The length of the lens is 17mm by 74mm (4.6″ x 2.9″).

The maximum angle of view in DX format is 22°50′ where the same in FX format is 34°20′. Conversely the minimum angle of view in DX format is 5°20′ and the same in FX format is 8°10′.

The lens comes with a HB-26 hood, a 62mm lens cap and a rear lens cap for protection when being transported. Available at Amazon | Adorama | B&H

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Nikon AF 70-300mm f/4-5.6G Lens Specifications

Focal length70-300mm
Max aperturef/4-5.6
Min aperturef/32-45
Construction13 elements in 9 groups
Angle34°20′ – 8°10′ [22°50′ – 5°20′ with Nikon digital cameras (Nikon DX format)]
Closest focusing distance1.5m
Max reproduction ratio1/3.9
No. of diaphragm blades9
Filter/attachment size62mm
Diameter x length(extension from lens mount)Appproximately 74×116.5 mm/2.9 x 4.6 in.
WeightApproximately 425 g/15.0 oz.
Accessories62mm snap-on front lens cap, Rear lens cap LF-1, Bayonet Hood HB-26


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Nikkor 70-300mm f/4-5.6G available at Amazon | Adorama | B&H