NIKKOR Z 180-600mm f/5.6-6.3 VR


  • NIKKOR Z 180-600mm f/5.6-6.3 VR
  • NIKKOR Z 180-600mm f/5.6-6.3 VR: angle1
  • NIKKOR Z 180-600mm f/5.6-6.3 VR: angle2


  • Wide focal-length coverage expands your shooting range. Also compatible with teleconverters*.
    • *Depending on the subject, ambient lighting conditions, and the focus point selected, the camera may be unable to focus using autofocus, or the focus indicator of the electronic rangefinder may flicker while a teleconverter is attached.
  • Excellent agility with a weight of approx. 1,995 g/4 lb 5 oz, VR with an effect of 5.5 stops and fast, quiet AF.
  • Internal zoom mechanism and a 70-degree turn of the zoom ring between wide-angle and telephoto ends allow smooth and stable zooming.


Focal length

180-600 mm

Maximum aperture


Minimum aperture


Lens construction

25 elements in 17 groups (including 6 ED elements, 1 aspherical element, and a fluorine-coated front lens element)

Angle of view

FX format: 13°40'-4°10'
DX format: 9°-2°40'

Minimum focus distance

1.3 m/4.27 ft (at 180 mm) and 2.4 m/7.88 ft (at 600 mm) from focal plane

Maximum reproduction ratio


Diaphragm blades

9 (rounded diaphragm opening)

Filter-attachment size

95 mm


Approximately 110 mm/4.4 in. maximum diameter x 315.5 mm/12.5 in. (distance to end of lens from camera lens mount flange)


Approximately 2,140 g/4 lb 11.5 oz (including tripod collar ring)
Approximately 1,955 g/4 lb 5 oz (excluding tripod collar ring)

Supplied accessories

LC-95B Lens Cap (front cap), LF-N1 Lens Cap (rear cap), HB-109 Lens Hood, CL-C6 Lens Case

  • Specifications are subject to change without notice.

MTF Chart

• Wide


• Tele

Spatial Frequencies S: Sagittal M: Meridional
10 lines/mm image image
30 lines/mm image image

Lens Construction

  • ED glass elements
  • Aspherical lens element