Discover the Nikon 1 size and speed advantage with the powerful 1 NIKKOR VR 70–300mm f/4.5–5.6 lens. Pair this outstandingly portable lens with your Nikon 1 camera and enjoy high-speed, handheld telephoto shooting.
With a focal range that extends to an impressive 300 mm (35mm equivalent: 810 mm), this lens is ideal for photographing sports, wildlife, and landscapes, and for dramatic close-ups of distant action when shooting a movie.
The surprisingly compact body ensures comfortable handheld shooting, and the retractable lens mechanism ensures superior portability. Nikon’s Vibration Reduction system enables blur-free images, and a Super ED glass element ensures superior sharpness and contrast.
CX-format super-telephoto lens: incredibly portable super-telephoto lens with 70–300mm focal range (35mm equivalent: 189–810mm). Bring distant subjects close with remarkable precision: ideal for sports, wildlife, and landscapes, or dramatic close-ups when shooting movies.
Outstandingly portable: Discover the Nikon 1 size advantage over D-SLRs when it comes to using long lenses. Boasts a compact body for comfortable handheld shooting and a retractable lens mechanism that allows you to retract the lens for superior portability.
Vibration Reduction (VR) system: ensures clear, blur-free images throughout the zoom range.
High-quality optics: A Super ED glass element and Nikon’s Nano Crystal Coat deliver superior optical performance. Super ED glass reduces chromatic aberration for sharp, high-contrast images throughout the aperture range. Nano Crystal Coat greatly reduces ghosting and flare.
Nikon 1 speed: Focus with speed and precision to capture even fast-moving subjects at a distance. This lens boasts a Voice Coil Motor for fast, quiet autofocus, and a focus limit switch that lets you reduce focusing time when shooting within a specific distance range.
Wide zoom ring: with knurled anti-slip surface facilitates smooth zooming, even when wearing gloves.
Focus ring: with M/A focus mode (autofocus with manual override, manual priority). The M/A mode lets you make manual focus adjustments, even during autofocus operation.
Macro capability: take telephoto macro shots. Boasts a maximum reproduction ratio of 0.15 (35mm equivalent: 0.41) and a closest focusing distance of 1.0 m (3.3 ft), 70 mm focal length.
Optional tripod mount: TR-N100 detachable tripod mount for the 1 NIKKOR VR 70–300mm f/4.5–5.6 lens. Allows you to use a tripod for long exposures or when shooting in dark situations.
Robust Nikon 1 design: the tough yet luxurious black metallic exterior lends a touch of class.
Nikon 1 mount
16 elements in 10 groups (including 1 super ED lens element, and lens elements with a Nano-Crystal coating)
Angle of view
13° – 3°
Minimum focus distance
70 mm focal length: 1.0m (3.3ft), 150 mm focal length: 1.6m (5.2ft), 300 mm focal length: 1.6m (5.2ft)
Number of diaphragm
Nano Crystal Coat
Approx. 73 mm diameter x 108 mm (distance from camera lens mount flange when lens is retracted)
Approx. 550 g (19.4 oz)
AF-S (Silent Wave Motor)
62 mm snap-on Front Lens Cap LC-N62, Rear Lens Cap LF-N1000, Bayonet Hood HB-N110