AF-P NIKKOR 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6E ED VR


Nikon’s prized handheld tele zoom, evolved.

Nikon proudly presents an update to its versatile full-frame 70-300mm tele zoom with improvements to image quality, autofocus, speed, VR image stabilization and more. The lens strikes an outstanding balance between size, zoom power and Vibration Reduction, making it a great choice for handheld photos and videos of sports, action, concerts, weddings, wildlife and more. Whether you shoot an FX or DX camera, the AF-P NIKKOR 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6E ED VR frees you to shoot on-the-go from nearly any distance.

Product Description

Powerful Reach, Beautiful Results

The AF-P NIKKOR 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6E ED VR is an advanced lens that draws peak performance from Nikon’s latest generation of FX and DX cameras. Its versatile 70–300mm focal length range (105–450mm on DX cameras) is great for everything from portraits to close-ups of nature and wildlife.


Softly Blurred Backgrounds

With an f/5.6 maximum aperture at 300mm and a nine-blade rounded diaphragm, the AF-P NIKKOR 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6E ED VR produces a soft, round bokeh blur that beautifully complements its telephoto perspective.


4.5 Stops of Vibration Reduction

Nikon continues to innovate in Vibration Reduction technology, opening new possibilities for handheld shooting and enhancing low-light capabilities, especially useful for a day shooting at the zoo, school sports or family events.


Compact and Lightweight

At just 24 ounces, the AF-P NIKKOR 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6E ED VR is comfortable and balanced, even on Nikon’s most compact DSLR cameras. Its Internal Focusing (IF) design keeps the lens shorter, and its smooth focus ring lets you seamlessly take control when needed.


Dust- and Drip Resistant and Silky Smooth Zoom Control

The lens is sealed to protect against dust and water droplets letting you follow your passion wherever it leads. The AF-P NIKKOR 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6E ED VR’s large, comfortable zoom ring provides optimal torque for smooth, even zooming across the entire range.


Close Focusing and Consistent High-Speed Shooting

Get as close as 3.9 feet from your subject with a maximum reproduction ratio of 0.25x for dazzling close-ups at 300mm. A specialized electromagnetic diaphragm mechanism (E) operates in precise sync with the camera’s shutter for reliable exposure control during high-speed sequences.

Mount Type: Nikon F-Bayonet; Built-in CPU

Focal Length Range: 70 – 300mm

Zoom Ratio: 4.3x

Maximum Aperture: f/ 4.5-5.6

Minimum Aperture: f/ 32-40

Format: FX/35mm

Maximum Angle of View (DX-format): 22°50′

Minimum Angle of View (DX-format): 5°20′

Maximum Angle of View (FX-format): 34°20′

Minimum Angle of View (FX-format): 8°10′

Maximum Reproduction Ratio: 0.25x

Lens Elements: 18

Lens Groups: 14

Compatible Format(s): FX; DX

VR (Vibration Reduction) Image Stabilization: Yes

Diaphragm Blades: 9

ED Glass Elements: 1

Super Integrated Coating: Yes

Autofocus: Yes; Autofocus controlled by stepping motor; separate focus ring for manual focus

AF-P (Pulse Motor): Yes

Internal Focusing: Yes

Minimum Focus Distance: 3.94 ft. ( 1.2m); From focal plane at all zoom positions

Focus Mode: Auto/Manual

E-type: Yes

Filter Size: 67mm

Accepts Filter Type: Screw-on

Approx. Dimensions (Diameter x Length): 3.2 in. (80.5 mm) x 5.7 in. (146 mm); Distance from camera lens mount flange

Approx. Weight: 24 oz. (680 g)