Nikon today announces a fast new super-telephoto prime lens, the lightweight AF-S NIKKOR 400mm f/2.8E FL ED VR.

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Crafted to deliver precision at any speed, this FX-format super-telephoto is ideal for professional sports and news photographers who demand peak performance. Boasting a fast f/2.8 maximum aperture, a completely new optical design, and Nikon’s new SPORT Vibration Reduction (VR) mode, the NIKKOR 400mm f/2.8 delivers exceptional image quality, and it can track fast action with incredible clarity.

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Launching alongside the lens is the high-performance AF-S TELECONVERTER TC-14E III.  Designed to increase the focal length of select NIKKOR lenses by 40%, this teleconverter is ideal for sports, press, and wildlife photographers who want to extend their reach.

An advanced optical formula delivers superior, high-resolution images even at maximum aperture, and an electromagnetic aperture maximises exposure accuracy with compatible lenses.

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RRP and sales start date:

AF-S NIKKOR 400mm f/2.8E FL ED VR: £10,399.99 / €12,379.00
Sales start date: 28th August 2014

AF-S TELECONVERTER TC-14E III: £449.99 / €539.00
Sales start date: 28th August 2014

End. (14/05/14).