According to the latest patent document surfaced over the web via egami, Nikon is working on a fullframe mirrorless lens (that’s what I catch after reading translated text from Japanese, Maybe I am wrong…), the lens covers a optical range of 28-80mm and also features built-in optical Image stabilization [VR].
see the translated text below via google
Nikon is 28-80mm F3.5-5.6 of patent is being filed. It is a full size mirror-less for the lens to be mounted anti-vibration mechanism.
Explanation self interpretation of patent literature
- Patent Publication No. 2014-235271
Filing date 2013.5.31
- Nikon patents
Two-group zoom of negative-positive
According to the present invention, various aberrations satisfactorily corrected, high-performance zoom lens degradation is small in optical performance upon vibration reduction optical apparatus equipped with the zoom lens, and a method of manufacturing the zoom lens can be provided.
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