NIKKOR Z DX 50-250mm f/4.5-6.3 VR


  • NIKKOR Z DX 50-250mm f/4.5-6.3 VR
  • NIKKOR Z DX 50-250mm f/4.5-6.3 VR: angle1
  • NIKKOR Z DX 50-250mm f/4.5-6.3 VR: angle2


  • With a zoom range from medium-telephoto 50 mm to telephoto 250 mm*, picture-taking utilizing telephoto effect is enabled for a greater variety of scenes.
    • *Angle of view is equivalent to that of a 75-375mm lens in FX/35mm format.
  • Superior resolution achieved with a large-diameter Z mount, is reliably provided from the maximum aperture regardless of focal-length range or shooting distance.
  • Despite being a telephoto zoom lens, you can get as close to subject as 0.5 m (at maximum wide-angle position), enabling the capture of impressive close-up shots including tabletop photography.
  • With a superior VR effect equivalent to a shutter speed 5.0 stops*1 faster, the maximum in the history of NIKKOR interchangeable lenses*2, image blur is effectively compensated even in telephoto low-light shooting.
    • *1This value is achieved when attached to a mirrorless camera equipped with an APS-C size image sensor, and when zoom is set to the maximum telephoto position.
    • *2As of October, 2019.
  • Genuine movie recording performance is achieved by intensive consideration even of details such as focus-breathing compensation and minimized operational sound.
  • Easy-to-operate control ring to which various functions such as focus (M/A), ISO sensitivity, aperture or exposure compensation can be assigned facilitates comfortable still and movie shooting.
  • The adoption of a retractable-lens mechanism that shortens the length when stored ensures remarkable agility.


Focal length

50-250 mm

Maximum aperture


Minimum aperture


Lens construction

16 elements in 12 groups (including 1 ED glass element)

Angle of view

31°30' - 6°30' (DX image area)

Minimum focus distance

0.5 m/1.64 ft (at 50 mm) from focal plane

Maximum reproduction ratio


Diaphragm blades

7 (rounded diaphragm opening)

Filter-attachment size

62 mm (P = 0.75 mm)


Approximately 74 mm/3 in. maximum diameter x 110 mm/4.4 in. (distance from camera lens mount flange)


Approximately 405 g/14.3 oz

Supplied accessories

LC-62B 62 mm snap-on Front Lens Cap, LF-N1 Rear Lens Cap

  • 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