Described as “the smallest and lightest 400mm Nikon has ever created,” the NIKKOR Z 400mm F4.5 VR S is a super-telephoto prime mixing unique portability with long reach, advanced optics, and apt AF and VR. It’s a well-rounded lens for the traveling sports or wildlife shooter looking for a handheld design and capable reach for photographing distant subjects.
Long Reach, Compact Design
Distinct among super-telephoto lenses, this 400mm F4.5 is especially sleek and lightweight, making it an ideal companion for travel or other shooting scenarios where handheld shooting is preferred.
- Sophisticated optical design includes a series of specialized elements that promote a lighter, more compact overall design.
- Modest f/4.5 maximum aperture offers a practical balance between size, speed, and weight.
- With a size more akin to a 70-200mm F2.8, this lens measures just 9.2″ long and weighs 2.7 lb. Compared to the Z 400mm F2.8 lens, this F4.5 version weighs 3.8 lb less and measures 6″ shorter in length.