Nikon 200-400mm f4G ED-IF VR is an Auto Focus (AF) Telephoto Zoom lens with 35mm FF max sensor coverage and it is designed to be used with Nikon F (FX) mount cameras.
Nikon 200-400mm f4G ED-IF VR was replaced with Nikon AF-S Nikkor 200-400mm f4G ED VR II. Follow the link to read our comparison of these lenses:
Compare Nikon AF-S Nikkor 200-400mm f4G ED-IF VR vs Nikon AF-S Nikkor 200-400mm f4G ED VR II
Lenses in Nikon F (FX) Mount with Same Focal and Aperture Range
Nikon 200-400mm f4G ED-IF VR is compatible with cameras that have Nikon F (FX)
lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Nikon F (FX) lenses are Nikon D6
, Nikon D780
and Nikon D3500
Max sensor coverage of Nikon 200-400mm f4G ED-IF VR is 35mm FF
Nikon 200-400mm f4G ED-IF VR has a focal range of 200-400mm and 2.0X zoom ratio. When it is mounted on an APS-C sensor camera with 1.5x crop, it provides an 35mm (FF) equivalent of 300 - 600mm.
Optical Image Stabilization
Nikon 200-400mm f4G ED-IF VR features an optical image stabilization system which helps to reduce the blur that occurs due to shaking during hand-held shooting.
Nikon 200-400mm f4G ED-IF VR is available in Black color.
Nikon 200-400mm f4G ED-IF VR features Rotary (internal)
zoom method where the length of the lens doesn't change while you are zooming in or out. Even though this design has a size disadvantage in general compare to extending designs, it has the benefits of better sealing against dust and moisture, no zoom creep and no weight balance shift while zooming.
Nikon 200-400mm f4G ED-IF VR is a fixed aperture lens with a constant max aperture of f4 from 200mm all the way to the 400mm .
Nikon 200-400mm f4G ED-IF VR's optical formula consists of 24 elements in 17 groups. Following special elements are used in this design:
- 4 ED glass elements
- one detachable protective lens
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