Nikon 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6G AF-S VR Lens Specifications and Measurements

SpecificationsNikon 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6G AF-S VR Lens
  Nikon 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6G AF-S VR Lens
Year Introduced2006
Mounts OnFull Frame, APS-C
Lenses / Groups17/12
Angle of View: Diagonal34° 20' - 8° 10'
 
Aperture  
Aperture Range - Wide / Long f/4.5-32 / f/5.6-32
Aperture Max by Focal Length 70-111mm = f/4.5
112-164mm = f/4.8
165-194mm = f/5.0
195-239mm = f/5.3
240-300mm = f/5.6
Number of Aperture Blades 9
Rounded Aperture? Y
 
Weight  
Manufacturer Specification Weight 26.3 oz  (745g)
Actual Weight 26.3 oz  (745g)
Lens Hood Weight 1.6 oz  (45g)
Tripod Ring Weight
In-Use Weight 27.9 oz  (790g)
 
Size  
Manufacturer Spec Size (DxL) 3.15 x 5.65”  (80 x 143.5mm)
Measured Size (DxL) 3.14 x 5.98”  (80 x 151.9mm)
Max Diameter at Tripod Ring
Max Length at Full Extension 7.89”  (200.5mm)
Internal Zoom? / Extends with Zoom? N / Y /
Zoom Extension Length 1.96”  (49.8mm)
Internal Focusing? / Extends with Focusing? Y / N
Focus Extension Length
Lens Hood Size (DxL) 3.62 x 2.76”  (91.9 x 70.1mm)
Lens Length with Hood (Min-Max) 8.49 - 10.39”  (215.8 - 263.9mm)
Size of Rings: Focus / Zoom 0.48” / 3.02”  (12.3mm / 76.7mm)
Filter Size 67mm  UV ► CP ►
Front Element (Filter Mount) Rotates N
 
Focus  
AF Motor Type SWM
Full Time Manual Focus Y
Focus Ring Rotation 198°
Focus Limiter? / Focus Limiter Ranges
Distance Scale? / Type Y / Window
 
Close Focus  
Specified Min Focus Distance 58.82”  (1494mm)
Tested Min Focus Distance (Wide / Long) 53.66” / 55.94”  (1363mm / 1421mm)
Maximum Magnification (MM) 0.25x
 
Features  
Zoom Ring Rotation 81°
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? Y / /
Extender Compatible? N
Case Included? / Type? Y / CL-1022 Buy ►
47.25" x 31.5" Subject Framing Distance 70mm = 8.56'
100mm = 12.13'
135mm = 16.29'
200mm = 23.96'
300mm = 34.05'
1200mm x 800mm Subject Framing Distance 70mm = 2609mm
100mm = 3698mm
135mm = 4964mm
200mm = 7304mm
300mm = 10377mm
 
History  
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