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Compare Nikon 70-300mm F4.5-6.3G vs Nikon 180-400mm F4E vs Nikon 16-80mm F2.8-4E

Reviews

Neo score
41%
50%
50%
Pros
  • Wide telephoto focal range
  • Very long reach for a low price
  • Optically stabilized
  • Zoom lock prevents zoom creep
  • Weather-sealed
  • Comes with a tripod collar
  • Superb image quality
  • Solid construction
  • Optically stabilized
  • Quite useful focal range
Cons
  • Dark maximum aperture
  • External zoom without zoom lock
  • Lacks weather sealing
  • Not optically stabilized
  • Dark maximum aperture
  • Large physical size with large diameter and long barrel
  • On the heavy side
  • External zoom without zoom lock
  • Lacks weather sealing

Price

MSRP
350 USD
12400 USD
1070 USD
Offers (incl. referral links)

Construction

Aperture Blades
7 blades
9 blades
7 blades, Rounded blades
Colors
Black
Black
Black
Form Factor
Super Telephoto Zoom Lens
Super Telephoto Zoom Lens
Standard Zoom Lens
Image Size
APS-C
Full-Frame
APS-C
Lens Barrel
Focus limiter, Tripod collar, Distance scale
Distance scale
Lens Mount
Nikon F-mount
Nikon F-mount
Nikon F-mount
Material
Magnesium alloy
Motor
Stepper motor
Ring-type ultrasonic
Ring-type ultrasonic
Optical Formula | Elements
14 elements
27 elements
17 elements
Optical Formula | Groups
10 groups
19 groups
13 groups
Optical Formula | Special Glass
1 ED element + Super Integrated Coating groups
1 fluorite + 8 ED elements and Nano Crystal + Super Intergrated + fluorine coatings groups
4 ED and 3 aspherical elements. Nano Crystal Coat. groups

Dimensions

Filter Diameter
58 mm / 2.28 in
40.5 mm / 1.59 in
72 mm / 2.83 in
Size | Diameter
72 mm / 2.83 in
128 mm / 5.04 in
80 mm / 3.15 in
Size | Length
125 mm / 4.92 in
363 mm / 14.29 in
86 mm / 3.39 in
Weight
400 g / 14.13 oz
3500 g / 123.67 oz
480 g / 16.96 oz

Function

Angle Of View
23.3° Diagonal | 19.5° Horizontal | 13.0° Vertical (wide) ~ 5.5° Diagonal | 4.6° Horizontal | 3.1° Vertical (tele)
13.7° Diagonal | 11.4° Horizontal | 7.6° Vertical (wide) ~ 6.2° Diagonal | 5.2° Horizontal | 3.4° Vertical (tele)
84.1° Diagonal | 73.7° Horizontal | 53.1° Vertical (wide) ~ 20.5° Diagonal | 17.1° Horizontal | 11.4° Vertical (tele)
Aperture
f/4.5–6.3 ~ f/32
f/4 ~ f/32
f/2.8–4 ~ f/22–32
Autofocus
Yes
Yes
Yes
Crop Factor
1.5
1.5
Focal Length
70 mm ~ 300 mm
180 mm ~ 400 mm
16 mm ~ 80 mm
Focal Length (35mm Equivalent)
105.0 mm ~ 450.0 mm
24.0 mm ~ 120.0 mm
Focus Type
Internal
Internal
Internal
Image Stabilization
No
Yes (4 stops)
Yes
Weather Resistance
No
Yes
No
Zoom Type
External zoom
External zoom (zoom lock available)
External zoom

Performance

Max Magnification
0.22x
0.25x
0.22x
Min Focus Distance
1100 mm / 43.31 in
2000 mm / 78.74 in
350 mm / 13.78 in

Production

Accessory
Lens hood included
Lens hood included
Lens Hood: HB-75 (supplied)
Debut
2016-08-17
2018-01-09
2015-07-02
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