Nikon NIKKOR Z 180-600mm f/5.6-6.3 VR Lens Will Be Released on August 17th

Nikon Japan has recently made an exciting announcement about the much-anticipated Nikkor Z 180-600mm f/5.6-6.3 VR super telephoto zoom lens, setting its official release date for August 17th. This long-awaited lens has generated a massive surge in interest, with pre-orders exceeding even the most optimistic expectations.

Nikon NIKKOR Z 180-600mm f/5.6-6.3 VR Lens: $1,696.95 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

Nikon NIKKOR Z 70-180mm f/2.8 Lens: $1,246.95 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

Notice regarding the release date of the “NIKKOR Z 180-600mm f/5.6-6.3 VR”

Thank you for your continued patronage of Nikon products.

The “NIKKOR Z 180-600mm f/5.6-6.3 VR”, which is scheduled to be released in August 2023, has received a large number of reservations, exceeding our expectations. Therefore, it will take time to adjust the release date, and we plan to announce the release date around August 17th.
We will do our best to deliver it as soon as possible, so we appreciate your understanding.


  • NIKKOR Z 180-600mm f/5.6-6.3 VR
  • Lens Case CL-C6
  • Lens Hood HB-109

Initially, back in late June, there was a broad indication that the lens would hit the market sometime in August. However, as the details unfolded, it appears that the release date is more likely to be after the middle of August. Despite this slight delay, photography enthusiasts and professionals alike have been flocking to reserve their copy of the Nikkor Z 180-600mm lens, resulting in a significant number of pre-orders.

Given the robust demand for the lens, some speculations have emerged regarding the possibility of the release date being pushed back to September. While Nikon has not yet confirmed or denied this potential scenario, it would be highly appreciated by eager customers if the company made an early announcement regarding any changes in the release schedule. This proactive communication would undoubtedly help customers plan their purchases and manage expectations effectively. Regardless, the excitement surrounding this new addition to Nikon’s lens lineup remains palpable, and photographers worldwide are eagerly looking forward to getting their hands on this super telephoto zoom lens to elevate their photography to new heights.

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