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Nikon NIKKOR Z 28-400mm f/4-8 VR Lens

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Nikon NIKKOR Z 28-400mm f/4-8 VR Lens
Key Features
  • Full-Frame | f/4-8 to f/22-45
  • Wide-Angle to Telephoto Zoom
  • STM Autofocus Stepping Motor
  • 5.5-Stop VR Image Stabilization
Experience superb zoom range that covers everything from portraiture to event photography with the all-in-one NIKKOR Z 28-400mm f/4-8 VR Lens from Nikon. Quick and accurate autofocus is provided by the lens's STM stepping motor. When paired with a compatible camera, Synchro VR can be activated to allow up to 5.5 stops of image stabilization. Weighing approximately 1.6 lb, this lens is easy to carry and perfectly viable to shoot handheld with. The lens's compact build coupled with its expansive zoom range makes it an excellent choice to go anywhere with and confidently capture a variety of subject matter including sports, travel, wildlife photography, and more.
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Nikon NIKKOR Z 28-400mm f/4-8 VR Overview

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Experience superb zoom range that covers everything from portraiture to event photography with the all-in-one NIKKOR Z 28-400mm f/4-8 VR Lens from Nikon. Quick and accurate autofocus is provided by the lens's STM stepping motor. When paired with a compatible camera, Synchro VR can be activated to allow up to 5.5 stops of image stabilization. Weighing approximately 1.6 lb, this lens is easy to carry and perfectly viable to shoot handheld with. The lens's compact build coupled with its expansive zoom range makes it an excellent choice to go anywhere with and confidently capture a variety of subject matter including sports, travel, wildlife photography, and more.

  • 5.5-stop VR image stabilization
  • Zoom lock switch prevents unintentional lens extension
  • 21 elements in 15 groups
  • 9-bladed diaphragm creates flattering bokeh
  • 77mm filter thread
  • Compact square lens hood reduces ghosting and allows zooming operation when inverted
  • Weather-sealed construction
  • 7.9" minimum focusing distance at 28mm
UPC: 018208201259

Nikon NIKKOR Z 28-400mm f/4-8 VR Specs

Key Specs
Focal Length
28 to 400mm
Maximum Aperture
f/4 to 8
Lens Mount
Nikon Z
Lens Format Coverage
Full-Frame
Focus Type
Autofocus
Image Stabilization
Yes
Filter Size
77 mm (Front)
Maximum Aperture
f/4 to 8
Minimum Aperture
f/22 to 45
Lens Mount
Nikon Z
Lens Format Coverage
Full-Frame
Angle of View
75° to 6° 10'
Minimum Focus Distance
7.9" / 20 cm
Maximum Magnification
0.35x
Optical Design
21 Elements in 15 Groups
Diaphragm Blades
9, Rounded
Focus Type
Autofocus
Image Stabilization
Yes
Filter Size
77 mm (Front)
Dimensions (ø x L)
3.4 x 5.6" / 86 x 141.5 mm
Weight
1.6 lb / 725 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight
2.34 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
9.75 x 6.25 x 5.75"

Nikon NIKKOR Z 28-400mm f/4-8 VR Reviews

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What is the maximum lens length, from flange to ...

What is the maximum lens length, from flange to barrel end (at full extension), and at approximately what focal length?
Asked by: Jeff
The maximum length at full extension of the Nikon NIKKOR Z 28-400mm f/4-8 VR Lens is 9 3/8". It reaches the maximum length at 400MM.
Answered by: James P
Date published: 2024-05-13

How does auto-focus speed and image quality of ...

How does auto-focus speed and image quality of this zoom compare with Nikon Z 24-120mm F4 S using Nikon Z8?
Asked by: Steven
Not known at this time. Nikon posted MTF for the new lens, it's slightly worse than 24-200, definitely worse than 24-120.
Answered by: Gene
Date published: 2024-03-30

As Nikon Z8 IBIS has "VR" built-in, what does ...

As Nikon Z8 IBIS has "VR" built-in, what does this zoom's VR add to stabilization vs. Nikon Z 24-120mm F4 S for Z8 IBIS?
Asked by: Steven
The 28-400mm lens has Synchro VR so it works in conjunction with the Z camera's internal IS for up to 5.5 stops in total.
Answered by: Bruce
Date published: 2024-03-31

Does the zoom lock on this lens work at any focal ...

Does the zoom lock on this lens work at any focal length in the range or only at 28mm or 400mm setting?
Asked by: Steven
The lock switch on the Nikon NIKKOR Z 28-400mm f/4-8 VR Lens works at 28mm only.
Answered by: Jonathan S
Date published: 2024-03-28

Aside from the longer zoom range, how does this ...

Aside from the longer zoom range, how does this compare to the Z24-200mm lens?
Asked by: Liesa
The Nikon NIKKOR Z 28-400mm f/4-8 VR Lens and Nikon NIKKOR Z 24-200mm f/4-6.3 VR Lens are in a similar class of lenses, but there are a number of differences between the two. Here is a side-by-side comparison chart: https://bhpho.to/4cJHq8Q
Answered by: Leor M
Date published: 2024-04-02

At what focal length is f/4 no longer the fastest ...

At what focal length is f/4 no longer the fastest aperture?
Asked by: Geoff
From Ken Rockwell: f/4 @ 28mm, f/4.5@ 35mm, f/5.6 @ 50mm, f/6 @ 70mm, f/6.3 @ 105mm, f/8 @ 200mm - 400mm
Answered by: Hasitha
Date published: 2024-05-12

How well does it pair with Nikon D7500?

How well does it pair with Nikon D7500?
Asked by: Robert
The Nikon NIKKOR Z 28-400mm f/4-8 VR Lens will not work with the Nikon D7500 as it is a Z mount lens. The Nikon D7500 uses f-mount lenses.
Answered by: David B
Date published: 2024-04-18

Can one use the TC 1.4 with this lens?

Can one use the TC 1.4 with this lens?
Asked by: ROBERT
No, one would not be able to use the Nikon Z Teleconverter TC-1.4x with the Nikon NIKKOR Z 28-400mm f/4-8 VR Lens.
Answered by: Leor M
Date published: 2024-03-27
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