Nikon India has introduced two CX format lens – One normal ZooM lens 1 NIKKOR VR 10-30mm f/3.5-5.6 PD-ZOOM and world’s smallest and lightest super-telephoto zoom lens 1 NIKKOR VR 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 in India priced at Rs. 8,450 and Rs. 64,950.
Commenting on the announcement Mr. Hiroshi Takashina, Managing Director, Nikon India said “We are thrilled to enhance our NIKKOR lens line-up with these extraordinary zoom lenses that enable photographers to capture the best images possible from a distance and wide range of angles. These lightweight lenses respond to the demands of hobbyists, photography enthusiasts and advanced amateur photographers looking to achieve best quality images”. He added, “Nikon’s aim is to provide product and services that surpasses the demands of the consumer and in return give them an edge over the others.”
1 NIKKOR VR 10-30mm f/3.5-5.6 PD-ZOOM covers 10-30mm range of focal length and maximum reproduction ratio of 0.55x with minimum focal length of 20 cm. The lens weighs only 85 grams. it is world’s first interchangeable lens equipped with a power-drive zoom to employ an electrically controlled lens cover, removing the need to attach and remove a lens cap.
1 NIKKOR VR 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 features a focal length of 70-300mm, which is equivalent to a lens with an approximately 189-810mm focal length in 35mm format. It also features a focus-limit switch to enable faster AF operation by limiting the range of autofocus to the telephoto side only. It also employs a Super ED glass element, which is only found on NIKKOR lenses, to reduce chromatic aberration as much as possible and provide clear, sharp images.
Both 1 NIKKOR VR 10-30mm f/3.5-5.6 PD-ZOOM and 1 NIKKOR VR 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 will be available in India from April 2014 for a price of Rs. 8,450 and Rs. 64,950 respectively.