Get Even Closer With Nikon's Newest Prime Lens

Nikon is making it even easier to pack lighter, react faster and cover more distance with their newest, shortest and lightest lens! Get excited for the new Nikkor Z 600mm f6.3 VR S, the lightest 60mm prime lens in its class! Delivering big reach in a surprisingly small and lightweight package, this lens is giving bird, wildlife, motorsports and aircraft photographers even more ways to perform in the field with tremendous mobility and spontaneity.

The Nikkor Z 600mm f6.3 VR S  is an S-Line super-telephoto prime lens that gives photographers spontaneous versatility, fast precise focus, without compromising image quality. Made to be easily handheld and portable the lens weighs only 1,390g (3 lbs) and has a total length of 278mm (11in), so users can forget the monopod at home! The lens is also designed so that its center of gravity is positioned closer to the body side, offering optimal balance and making it ideal for situations that require lens control and stability, such as automotive racing, or fast-moving subjects like wild birds in flight.

The use of the Phase Fresnel (PF) lens element contributes to a significantly smaller overall size and weight, reducing the need for a tripod. With advanced AF and VR performance as well as S-Line superior rendering quality, the Nikkor Z 600mm f6.3 VR S gives photographers the confidence to get tack-sharp images of fast-moving subjects from a distance.

Primary features of the Nikkor Z 600mm F6.3 VR S

  • Hand-held shooting is made possible with a total length of approximately 278mm (11in) and weight of approximately 1,390g (3 lbs), the lightest in its class.
  • Chromatic aberration is significantly reduced with the adoption of PF and ED glass elements. In addition, the adoption of an SR lens element controls short-wavelength light, the effects of which are difficult to correct, achieving highly precise chromatic aberration compensation.
  • Nikon's original Nano Crystal Coat has been adopted to effectively reduce ghost and flare.
  • By using the Z Teleconverter TC-1.4× or Z Teleconverter TC-2.0× the telephoto range can be expanded to 840mm or 1200mm respectively, while taking advantage of the lens’ AF and VR performance to realize superior sharpness and clarity.
  • Equipped with Normal VR mode, which demonstrates superior 5.5-stop stabilization, as well as Sport VR mode, which stabilizes the viewfinder display with continuous shooting, making it easier to track rapidly moving subjects.
  • When paired with a compatible body, Synchro VR can be activated to achieve up to 6.0-stop stabilization by combining in-camera VR and lens VR.
  • The adoption of a stepping motor (STM) ensures fast and quiet autofocusing.
  • Superior dust- and drip-resistant performance is supported, and excellent anti-fouling performance is achieved through the adoption of a fluorine coat.
  • Equipped with four lens Fn2 buttons and one lens Fn button that can be customized and assigned to a wide variety of functions.
  • Equipped with a memory recall function that instantly recalls a focus position stored in advance by pressing the button to which the function has been assigned.
  • A design that takes video recording into consideration with quiet operation and stable exposure, as well as functions including focus-breathing suppression that effectively reduces shifting of the angle of view with focusing.

For more information and to pre-order the Nikkor Z 600mm f6.3 VR S, click here!

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