NIKKOR Z 28-400mm f/4-8 VR


  • NIKKOR Z 28-400mm f/4-8 VR
  • NIKKOR Z 28-400mm f/4-8 VR: angle1
  • NIKKOR Z 28-400mm f/4-8 VR: angle2
  • NIKKOR Z 28-400mm f/4-8 VR: angle3


  • First-in-its-class*, approx. 14.2x zoom lens covering super-telephoto 400 mm that offers great versatility for various different scenes and subjects.
    • *Among lenses with a zoom ratio of 10x or over for full-frame/FX-format interchangeable-lens mirrorless cameras, announced as of March 27, 2024. Statement based on Nikon research.
  • Outstandingly lightweight design with a high-magnification zoom of up to 400 mm that lets users easily carry it around for everyday use or on vacation, as well as when going to a sports game or visiting a theme park.
  • Reliable features, including excellent close-range performance and powerful VR effect of 5.0 stops*, enabling extensive usage in any situation.
    • *Measured in accordance with CIPA standards with VR function set to NORMAL and zoom at the maximum telephoto position.
  • A design inherited from 2nd-generation NIKKOR Z lenses that offers excellent ergonomics and usability.


Focal length

28-400 mm

Maximum aperture


Minimum aperture


Lens construction

21 elements in 15 groups (including 4 ED glass elements and 3 aspherical lens elements)

Angle of view

FX format: 75°-6°10'
DX format: 53°-4°

Minimum focus distance

0.2 m/0.66 ft (at 28 mm) and 1.2 m/3.94 ft (at 400 mm) from focal plane

Maximum reproduction ratio

0.35x (at 28 mm)

Diaphragm blades

9 (rounded diaphragm opening)

Filter-attachment size

77 mm (P = 0.75 mm)


Approximately 84.5 x 141.5 mm/3.4 x 5.6 in. (distance to end of lens from camera lens mount flange)


Approximately 725 g/1 lb 9.6 oz

Supplied accessories

LC-77B Lens Cap (front cap), LF-N1 Lens Cap (rear cap), HB-114 Lens Hood, CL-C2 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