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Compare Nikon 500mm F4E vs Nikon Z 400mm F4.5

Reviews

Neo score
50%
66%
Pros
  • Optically stabilized
  • Weather-sealed
  • Comes with a tripod collar
  • Superb build quality
  • Brilliant optical performance
  • Great AF tracking
  • Optically stabilized
  • Weather-sealed
  • Good build quality
Cons
  • Dark maximum aperture
  • Large physical size with large diameter and long barrel
  • On the heavy side
  • Dark maximum aperture
  • Rather large and heavy

Price

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Construction

Aperture Blades
9 blades, rounded
9 blades, Rounded blades
Colors
Black
Form Factor
Super Telephoto Prime Lens
Super Telephoto Prime Lens
Image Size
Full-Frame
Full-Frame
Lens Barrel
Focus limiter, Tripod collar, Distance scale
Lens Mount
Nikon F-mount
Nikon Z-mount
Material
Magnesium alloy
Motor
Ring-type ultrasonic
Stepper motor
Optical Formula | Elements
16 elements
19 elements
Optical Formula | Groups
12 groups
13 groups
Optical Formula | Special Glass
3 ED, 2 fluorite. Nano Crystal and Fluorine coatings. groups
1 x ED, 2 x SuperED, 1 x Short-wavelength refractive groups

Dimensions

Filter Diameter
40.5 mm / 1.59 in
95 mm / 3.74 in
Size | Diameter
140 mm / 5.51 in
104 mm / 4.09 in
Size | Length
387 mm / 15.24 in
235 mm / 9.25 in
Weight
3090 g / 109.19 oz
1245 g / 43.99 oz

Function

Angle Of View
5.0° Diagonal | 4.1° Horizontal | 2.7° Vertical
6.2° Diagonal | 5.2° Horizontal | 3.4° Vertical
Aperture
f/4 ~ f/22
f/4.5 ~ f/32
Autofocus
Yes
Yes
Focal Length
500 mm
400 mm
Focus Type
Internal
Image Stabilization
Yes
Yes (5.5 stops)
Weather Resistance
Yes
Yes

Performance

Max Magnification
0.14x
0.16x
Min Focus Distance
3600 mm / 141.73 in
2500 mm / 98.43 in

Production

Accessory
Lens Hood: HK-34 (supplied)
Debut
2015-07-02
2022-06-29
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