400 mm and 560 mm supported: a built-in 1.4x teleconverter enables easy switching between the two focal lengths with a simple operation.
Two fluorite lens, an SR lens, a Super ED glass and two ED glass elements effectively suppress various aberrations including chromatic aberration, delivering outstandingly sharp rendering from the maximum aperture with or without the built-in teleconverter in use.
Large, beautiful, natural bokeh, unique to a 400mm f/2.8 lens, creates a sense of depth in images, making the subject naturally stand out.
Outstanding tolerance for backlight thanks to the newly developed Meso Amorphous Coat that boasts the highest anti-reflection performance in NIKKOR history as well as ARNEO Coat.
Amazingly powerful, 5.5-stop Vibration Reduction function ensuring stable, blur-free images even when the built-in teleconverter is used.
Newly developed Silky Swift VCM (SSVCM), a new AF drive actuator that combines a VCM (voice coil motor) and a new guide mechanism developed by Nikon, which realizes higher-speed, higher-accuracy and quieter AF operation.
Body weight at approx. 2950 g/6 lb 8.1 oz achieved with consideration for portability and agility.
Lens design with intensive consideration given to video recording, including quiet AF, click-less control ring as well as focus-breathing compensation.
Newly equipped Fn ring combined with the memory recall function enables immediate access to the pre-registered frequently used focus positions.