AF VR Zoom-Nikkor 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6D ED (5.0x)

Compact, lightweight telephoto zoom lens with Vibration Reduction

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  • VR
  • ED
  • A-M

Key Features

  • VR operation offers the equivalent of using a shutter speed 2.0 stops* faster
    • *Based on CIPA Standard. This value is achieved when attached to an FX-format digital SLR camera, with zoom set at the maximum telephoto position.
  • Vibration Reduction for the viewfinder is cancelable to conserve battery power
  • Panning is automatically detected
  • Three ED glass elements ensure superior optical performance
  • Nine-blade rounded diaphragm achieves a natural blur for out-of-focus elements


Focal length
Maximum aperture
Minimum aperture
Lens construction
17 elements in 11 groups (3 ED glass elements)
Picture angle
30°10' - 6°10' [20° - 4° with Nikon digital cameras (Nikon DX format)]
Closest focusing distance
2.3 m / 7.5 ft
Maximum reproduction ratio
No. of diaphragm blades
9 (rounded)
Filter/attachment size
Diameter x length
(extension from lens mount)
Appproximately 91 x 171 mm/3.6 x 6.7 in.
Approximately 1,360g/48.0 oz.
Supplied accessories
77mm snap-on front lens cap, Rear lens cap LF-1, Bayonet Hood HB-24, Soft Pouch CL-M1

MTF Chart


Spatial Frequencies
S: Sagittal
M: Meridional
10 lines/mm
30 lines/mm

Lens Construction

: Aspherical lens elements
: ED glass elements
: Super ED glass elements