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Nikon to announce a new Nikkor 600mm f/5.6 PF lens soon

Nikon 600mm f/5.6 lens patent This year Nikon will introduce a new Nikkor 600mm f/5.6 PF lens. This information is coming from a very reliable source. I do not know the exact announcement date, but I will not be surprised if we hear about the new lens in the June-August timeframe. Back in February this year I reported about a new patent for a 600mm f/5.6 full frame Phase Fresnel (PF) lens. In the patent, the lens was described as 33cm long. For comparison, the Nikkor 600mm f/4E FL ED VR lens is 43cm long, while the Nikkor 300mm f/4E PF ED VR lens is 14cm long. The new 600mm f/5.6 PF lens is also expected to be significantly lighter and cheaper compared to the current 600mm f/4 version that weights 134oz/3,8kg. Here is the lens design of the Nikkor 600mm f/4E FL ED VR lens ($12,296.95): A new, smaller and lighter 600mm f/5.6 lens mounted on a Nikon D850 will be a dream come true for many wildlife photographers. Related posts: Tamron to announce a new SP 150-600mm f/5-6.3 Di VC USD G2 lens Nikon’s patent for a Nikkor 600mm f/4 FL lens (with fluorite element) Nikkor 600mm f/4G ED VR vs. 600mm f/4E FL ED VR lens specifications comparison ...

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Published By: Nikonrumors - Monday, 16 April, 2018

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