Nikon 600mm f/4E FL ED VR vs 600mm f/4G ED VR Specs Comparison

Here is the list of specs comparison between the new Nikon 600mm f/4E FL ED VR lens and the previous Nikon 600mm f/4G ED VR lens. You can take a look at the key differences between the two Nikkor lenses.

A long-reaching telephoto optimized for sports, wildlife, and nature shooting, the Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 600mm f/4E FL ED VR Lens features an advanced optical design that both lessens the overall weight of the lens as well as contributes to improved image quality. Two fluorite and four extra-low dispersion elements reduce chromatic aberrations throughout the aperture range while Nano Crystal and Super Integrated Coatings help to suppress flare and ghosting for greater contrast and clarity.

Nikon 600mm f/4E FL ED VR vs 600mm f/4G ED VR Specs Comparison

Nikkor 600mm f/4E FL ED VRNikkor 600mm f/4G ED VR
Focal Length600mm600mm
Maximum Aperturef/4f/4
Minimum Aperturef/22f/22
FormatFX/35mmFX/35mm
Maximum Angle of View (DX-format)2°40′2°40′
Maximum Angle of View (FX-format)4°10′4°10′
Maximum Reproduction Ratio0.14x0.14x
Lens Elements1615
Lens Groups1212
Compatible Format(s)FX

DX

FX in DX Crop Mode

35mm Film

FX

DX

FX in DX Crop Mode

35mm Film

VR (Vibration Reduction) Image StabilizationYesYes
Diaphragm Blades99
Nano Crystal CoatYesYes
ED Glass Elements43
Aspherical Elements
Super Integrated CoatingYesYes
AF-S (Silent Wave Motor)YesYes
Internal FocusingYesYes
Minimum Focus Distance14.4ft.(4.4m)15.7ft.(5.0m)
Close Range Correction
Focus ModeManual

Manual/Auto

Auto/Manual

Memory Recall

Auto

Manual

Manual/Auto

Auto/Manual

Rear Focusing
Filter Size40.5mm52mm
Accepts Filter TypeSlip-inSlip-in
Approx. Dimensions (Diameter x Length)6.5in.(166mm) x 17in.(432.0mm) Based on CIPA Standard6.5in.(166mm) x 17.5in.(445mm)
Approx. Weight134.4oz. (3,810g) Based on CIPA Standard178.5oz. (5,060g)
Price$12,296.95$9,699.00
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