Nikon 70-300mm f/4-5.6G AF Lens Specifications and Measurements

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Specifications Nikon 70-300mm f/4-5.6G AF Lens
Focal Length Range 70-300mm
APS-C Sensor DSLRs Only? N
Lenses / Groups 13/9
Angle of View: Diagonal 34° 20' - 8° 10'
Angle of View: Horizontal
Angle of View: Vertical
Aperture Range - Wide / Long f/4.5-32 / f/5.6-32
Aperture Max by Focal Length 70-104mm = f/4
105-144mm = f/4.2
145-179mm = f/4.5
180-219mm = f/4.8
220-269mm = f/5
270-299mm = f/5.3
300mm = f/5.6
Number of Aperture Blades 9
Rounded Aperture?
Manufacturer Specification Weight 15 oz
Actual Weight 14.8 oz
Lens Hood Weight 0.9 oz
In-Use Weight 15.7 oz
Manufacturer Spec Size (DxL) 2.91 x 4.59”
Measured Size (DxL) 2.91 x 4.97”
Max Length at Full Extension 7.51”
Internal Zoom? / Extends with Zoom? N / Y
Zoom Extension Length 1.98”
Internal Focusing? / Extends with Focusing? N / Y
Focus Extension Length 0.65”
Lens Hood Size (DxL) 3.34 x 1.97”
Lens Length with Hood (Min / Max) 6.71 / 9.33”
Size of Rings - Zoom / Focus 2.57” / 0.48”
Filter Size 62mm  UV ► CP ►
Front Element (Filter Mount) Rotates Y
AF Motor Type
Full Time Manual Focus Y
Focus Ring Rotation 63°
Focus Limiter? / Focus Limiter Ranges
Distance Info Provided to Camera? Y
Distance Scale? / Type Y / Printed
Close Focus  
Specified Min Focus Distance 58.8”
Tested Min Focus Distance (Wide / Long) 56.06” / 57.28”
Maximum Magnification (MM) 0.26x
Zoom Ring Rotation 85°
Tripod Ring Included? / Removable? N
Zoom Ring Lock Switch?
Lens Hood Included / Model? Y / HB-36 Buy ►
Weather Sealed? / Filter Required? /
Image Stabilization? / Stops? / Tripod Sensing? N
Extender Compatible? N
Case Included? / Type? N /
47.25" x 31.5" Subject Framing Distance 70mm = 8.88'
100mm = 12.36'
135mm = 16.32'
200mm = 23.93'
300mm = 33.85'
Year Introduced 1998
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