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From Nikon's Press Release:
An FX-format compatible super telephoto zoom lens with Nano Crystal Coat and VR II vibration reduction system
Nikon Corporation is pleased to announce the release of the AF-S NIKKOR 200-400mm f/4G ED VR II, an FX-format compatible telephoto zoom lens offering Nikon's exclusive support for focal lengths from 200 mm to the super telephoto 400 mm.
The AF-S NIKKOR 200-400mm f/4G ED VR II is a successor to the AF-S VR Zoom-Nikkor 200-400mm f/4G IF-ED, offering improvements in performance and function. In addition to the adoption of Nano Crystal Coat and the VR II vibration reduction system, which offers camera shake compensation equivalent to a shutter speed increase of approximately 4 stops, the lens is equipped with A/M (autofocus with manual override, AF priority) mode. A wide variety of angles of view are supported by the 200 mm telephoto to 400 mm super telephoto range of focal lengths. This lens is perfect for capturing subjects that require zoom capability, including sports, press and bird photography.