NIKKOR Z 70-180mm f/2.8


  • NIKKOR Z 70-180mm f/2.8
  • NIKKOR Z 70-180mm f/2.8: angle1
  • NIKKOR Z 70-180mm f/2.8: angle2


  • The constant f/2.8 maximum aperture enhances your creativity with large bokeh and telephoto compression effects and enables shooting of moving subjects in low-light situations.
  • Compact, lightweight, and easy to carry around with a total length of approx. 151 mm (6 in.) and a weight of approx. 795 g (1 lb 12.1 oz).
  • Great close-ups with AF at the minimum focus distance. With the TC-2.0x, the maximum reproduction ratio is 0.96x — close to life-size reproduction.
  • The stepping motor (STM) supports quick focusing on fast-moving subjects. The drive system is also exceptionally quiet, beneficial when shooting video.


Focal length

70-180 mm

Maximum aperture


Minimum aperture


Lens construction

19 elements in 14 groups (5 ED elements, 1 Super ED element, 3 aspherical elements)

Angle of view

Full frame/FX Format: 34°20' - 13°40'
APS-C size/DX format: 22°50' - 9°

Minimum focus distance

0.27 m/0.89 ft (at 70 mm), 0.85 m/2.79 ft (at 180 mm)

Maximum reproduction ratio


Diaphragm blades

9 (rounded diaphragm opening)

Filter-attachment size

67 mm


Approximately 83.5x151 mm / 3.3 in. x 6 in. (distance to end of lens from camera lens mount flange)


Approximately 795 g/1 lb 12.1 oz

Supplied accessories

LC-67B Lens Cap (front cap), LF-N1 Lens Cap (rear cap), HB-113 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
  • Super ED glass element
  • Aspherical lens element