Introducing the AF-P NIKKOR 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6E ED VR that is set to broaden the reach of your telephoto abilities. With a focal length range of 70 to 300 mm, this new FX-format compatible telephoto zoom lens is perfect for when you need to get up close with the action on the field or other distant subjects. It also boasts the agility to match its superior optical performance, so you can confidently capture fast-paced movement every time. Swiftly record crystal-clear images by making full use of its upgraded features such as a quiet, high-speed and highly accurate autofocus (AF) drive; effective Vibration Reduction (VR) function that delivers an effect equivalent to a shutter speed 4.5 stops faster1; and chromatic aberration that is effectively corrected with an Extra-Low Dispersion (ED) glass element. Bring your ambitions further with the revolutionary AF-P NIKKOR 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6E ED VR that effortlessly expands your photography range.
The AF-P NIKKOR 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6E ED VR telephoto zoom lens covers 70 to 300mm2 focal length, and is designed for superior resolving power at both maximum wide-angle (70mm) and telephoto (300mm), putting it amongst the top few in its class and giving you the ability to isolate certain aspects of your shot or compose the perfect image with minimal distraction to your subject. At close range, it delivers exceptional performance too, with a minimum focus distance of 1.2m and maximum reproduction ratio of 0.25x, allowing for brilliant magnification of your subject up close.
Deliver even more breathtaking photos with the new AF-P NIKKOR 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6E ED VR telephoto zoom lens. Featuring an ED glass element that corrects chromatic aberration effectively even at the periphery, it has the ability to produce images that are sharp, with colours that are more true-to-life, even in high-contrast situations. When paired with modern high-resolution cameras, it outpaces the competition with its excellent high-resolution imagery.
Rigorously tested for dust and drip-resistant performance, this lens is designed for a rugged reliability that you can count on. Movable parts and other sections are sealed to protect the interior of the lens against dust and water droplets, making it a versatile and effective lens in a wide range of environments. Comfort, too, is also a top priority in its structure, with its focus ring and zoom ring engineered for appropriate torque to ensure smooth operability of manual focusing and zooming. The AF-P NIKKOR 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6E ED VR is an all-rounder employing the latest technology that helps you push the boundaries of telephotography even further.
1 Based on CIPA standards. This value is achieved when attached to an FX-format digital SLR camera, with zoom set at the maximum telephoto position (300mm)
2 When attached to a DX-format D-SLR, the angle of view is equivalent to that of a 105-450 mm lens in 35mm  format
F mount Type E AF-P lens with built-in CPU
70 – 300 mm
f/ 4.5 to 5.6
f/ 32 to 40
18 elements in 14 groups (including 1 ED lens element)
Angle of view
Nikon FX-format D-SLR cameras: 34° 20‘ to 8° 10‘ Nikon DX-format D-SLR cameras: 22° 50‘ to 5° 20‘
Focal length scale
Graduated in millimeters (70, 100, 135, 200, 300)
Minimum focus distance
1.2 m ( 3.94 ft) from focal plane at all zoom positions
VR (Vibration Reduction) image stabilization
No. of diaphragm blades
9 ( rounded diaphragm opening )
Automatic electronic aperture control
67 mm (P = 0.75 mm)
Approx. 80.5 mm maximum diameter x 146 mm (distance from camera lens mount flange)
Approx. 680 g (1 lb 8 oz)
Manual, Manual/Auto, Auto/Manual
Manual zoom using independent zoom ring
LC-67 67 mm snap-on Front Lens Cap, LF-4 Rear Lens Cap, HB-82 Bayonet Hood, CL-1022 Lens Case
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