Nikkor Z 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 VR S

bythom nikon 100-400mm
  • Coverage: full frame (FX)
  • Build: dust and drip resistant, S-line
  • Optic design: 
    • 25 elements in 20 groups
    • 2 Super ED, 6 ED elements
    • Arneo, Nano and fluorine coatings
  • Field of view: 6-24° diagonal
  • Stabilization: VR (5 stops CIPA)
  • Additional controlsOLED information panel, additional customizable ring, L-Fn buttons, CL-C3 lens pouch, supplied removable tripod collar and support handle, compatible with 1.4x and 2x teleconverters
  • Aperture:
    • f/4.5 to f/32 at 100mm
    • 9-blade rounded diaphragm
  • Focus:
    • autofocus, internal focus, focus limiter switch 
    • dual motor
    • 30" (0.75m at wide end, 40" and 0.98m at telephoto) minimum focus
    • 1:2.6 maximum magnification ratio
  • Filters: 77mm filter size
  • Lens hood: supplied HB-103 
  • Size and weight:
    • 8.7" (222mm) long (at minimal zoom extension)
    • 3.5" (89mm) diameter
    • 48 ounces (1360g) without tripod collar; 1435g with
  • Model number: 20106
  • Other: Shutter Type must be set to Auto or Electronic
  • Price: US$2699
  • Firmware: 1.10 (updated April 2022)
  • Announced: October 28, 2021
  • Thom's Short Comment: Given the paucity of longer telephoto zooms in the current Z lineup, everyone was hoping this first lens to start filling that hole would be good. Surprise, it's better than good, it's downright excellent. 

Thom's review of the lens

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