Nikon 800mm lens adds to its lineup with the announcement of the presence of new lens AF-S 800mm f/5.6 VR. This follows registration this lens patent that has been done before.
The lenses are intended to support devices SLR Nikon FX series (camera backed full frame sensor). But just like any other Nikon lens F-mount use, then of course the user can put the lens on a crop-sensor camera category (DX series).
Yes, for a lens that would benefit photographers often take pictures from this distance, are expected to use the Nikon f/5.6 aperture. Figures opening (aperture) is equal to that of the older Nikkor 800mm f/5.6 lens IF-ED where his presence was announced in 1986 but was discontinued in December 2005.
Hopefully, the new telephoto lens will be showcased at Photokina event which will be held in Germany, such as reported from TheVerge, Thursday (12/07/2012). This grand event photography is scheduled to run from September 18 to 23 next.