Nikon is quite behind in quality telephoto lens collection compared to Canon. Nikon only has 70-200mm f/2.8 VR ($2399), while Canon has 70-200mm f/4, f/4 IS, f/2.8 and f/2.8 IS.
It is four lenses against one. But today, Nikon finally announced its 70-200mm f/4 VR (MRSP $1399). This lens will be great for travel because it is relatively lightweight (850 g) compared to its older brother 70-200mm f/2.8 VR II (1540 g).
Nikon also claims it has the latest VR (Vibration Reduction) technology that capable to reduce shake up to 5 stops. According to Press Release, it will be also ideal for handheld video recording.
Nikon 70-200mm f/4 VR specs
- 67mm filter
- Optional tripod collar cost $225
- Vibration Reduction up to five stops
- Nano Coating
- SWM quick and silent autofocus
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