Nikon to release a super telephoto 800mm f/5.6!

Fred Miranda
Registered: Dec 31, 2001
Total Posts: 22146
Country: United States

TOKYO - Nikon Corporation will add the super-telephoto 800-mm, fixed local length lens to its lineup of NIKKOR lenses. This lens will offer a fixed focal length of 800 mm, a maximum aperture of f/5.6, and will be fully compatible with Nikon FX-format cameras.

This lens has been developed in order to strengthen the NIKKOR lineup of super-telephoto lenses. It will boast the longest focal length of any NIKKOR autofocus lens, and will be best suited to capture of a wide variety of decisive outdoor scenes, from sporting events to wildlife. In addition to its superior optical performance, the lens will offer dust and water resistance.

Furthermore, this lens is scheduled to be on display at Photokina 2012, one of the world's largest photo and imaging exhibitions, to be held in Cologne, Germany from September 1823, 2012.

Read entire press release.

Will Patterson
Registered: Nov 06, 2006
Total Posts: 4656
Country: United States

No VR?

Registered: Jun 21, 2009
Total Posts: 7228
Country: United States

Based on the switches on the lens, I'd say it has VR.....