Nikon AF-S Nikkor 80-400 f4.5-5.6G ED VR review: Nikon’s ‘Super-Zoom’ versatility at a price

By Ben Boswell - Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Lens Review
Introduction | Nikon AF-S Nikkor 80-400 f4.5-5.6G ED VR lens performance | Conclusion
Nikon AF-S Nikkor 80-400 f4.5-5.6G ED VR review: Nikon’s ‘Super-Zoom’ versatility at a price

Nikon has had an 80-400mm lens in its range for the past 13 years, which it has now updated. This is not just a bit of a tweak though; the new lens is sharper, better corrected for distortion and chromatic aberration and full of new technology. It is also heavier, bigger and more than 50% more expensive – so is it worth it?

Nikon AF-S Nikkor 80-400 f4.5-5.6G ED VR lens performance

Conclusion