telephoto lens . The new glass ,which comes with a rather long name tag actually the first to
feature a 1.4x teleconverter built in . The teleconverter , which extends the range of this already
extreme zoom lens will give a 252-560mm eqv field of view on a FX system or 378-840mm on a
DX camera (with the 1.4x teleconverter on) . The F4 aperture , which is excellent for such
super-zoom lenses also has a 9 bladed aperture inside and a 4 stop VR compensation .
The lens features 27 elements in 19 groups (8 ED , 1 FL , and fluorine coatings on the elements) .
The lens barrel - made out of a magnesium alloy will give the lens a total weight of 3.5Kg . Pricing
for the new lens starts at $12399 with shipping starting in March .
Written by Rakitha for MasHD
Source - dpreview
Preorder link - Bhphotovideo