Nikkor AF-S 300mm f/4E PF ED VR


The power of a Phase Fresnel lens


  • Focal Length Range 300mm
  • Maximum Aperture f/4
  • Format FX
  • AF-S (Silent Wave Motor)
  • Phase Fresnel (PF) lens element
  • SKU: ni2223
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Introducing a thrilling new 300mm f/4 prime lens capable of changing the way pro and serious enthusiasts shoot. At just 147.5mm long and 755g—over 30% shorter and 1.5lbs lighter than its predecessor—the AF-S NIKKOR 300mm f/4E PF ED VR is the world's lightest 300mm full-frame AF lens.

The secret to its remarkable size? A Nikon-designed Phase Fresnel (PF) lens element, a first for the NIKKOR DSLR lens lineup. But handling isn't the only advantage; the PF element also performs brilliantly—achieve new levels of sharpness and clarity with virtually no chromatic aberration or ghosting. Whether you shoot fashion, portraits, nature, wildlife, sports, action or today's big stories, the AF-S NIKKOR 300mm f/4E PF ED VR will help you capture stunning views of the decisive moment.

Supplied accessories:

AF-S NIKKOR 300mm f/4E PF ED VR - LC-77 Snap-On Front Lens Cap 77mm - LF-4 Rear Lens Cap - HB-73 Bayonet Lens Hood - CL-M3 Semi-soft Lens Case

Autofocus Yes
Lens mount Nikon F (FX)
Maximum aperture F4.0
Lens type Prime lens
Max Format size 35mm FF
Focal length 300 mm
Image stabilisation Yes (4.5 stops)
Minimum aperture F32.0
Aperture ring No
Number of diaphragm blades 9
Aperture notes Rounded
Elements 16
Groups 10
Special elements / coatings 1 ED element1 phase fresnel elementFluorine coatingNano crystal coating
Minimum focus 1.40 m (55.12″)
Motor type Ultrasonic
Full time manual Yes
Focus method Internal
Distance scale Yes
Weight 755 g (1.66 lb)
Diameter 89 mm (3.5″)
Length 148 mm (5.83″)
Filter thread 77 mm
Hood supplied Yes
Colour Black
Hood product code HB-73
Tripod collar Yes