Nikon Releases AF-S NIKKOR 50mm f/1.8G

AF-S NIKKOR 50mm f/1.8G

PRESS RELEASE / press release
Focal length 50mm, standard lenses open aperture F value of 1.8 brighter
“AF-S NIKKOR 50mm f/1.8G” released

April 27, 2011

Nikon Corporation (President: Makoto Kimura, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo), a subsidiary of Nikon Imaging Corporation (President: Nishioka Takao, Minato-ku, Tokyo), focal length 50mm, open F value 1.8, Nikon FX format digital SLR Large aperture standard lens for the camera focal “AF-S NIKKOR 50mm f/1.8G” the sale.

“AF-S NIKKOR 50mm f/1.8G” was achieved at an affordable price and three-dimensional realism to depict the power of the unique focal beautiful bokeh. Open F value 1.8 is adopted for a new optical design and aspherical lens brightness, has excellent imaging performance and image quality even in low light indoors. The Ultrasonic Motor (SWM = Silent Wave Motor) for that capability, you can quiet AF operation. In addition, a digital SLR camera body is not in a motorized “D5100” or “D3100”, such as AF DX format in the entry-level model can be taken.

Nikon, based on optical technologies accumulated as a manufacturer of optical equipment for years, while incorporating the needs of users, to develop innovative products always amateurs and professionals, has gained widespread support from user entries. Nikon is aggressively by introducing high-performance lens products in the future, NIKKOR and will strengthen the lens lineup.

“AF-S NIKKOR 50mm f/1.8G” Release Overview

Brand name “AF-S NIKKOR 50mm f/1.8G”
Suggested retail price 28,350 yen (27,000 yen excluding tax)
Will be released in June 2011 Release Date
“AF-S NIKKOR 50mm f/1.8G” The main features of

Focal length 50mm, standard lenses open aperture F value of 1.8 brighter
Focal length of 50mm, so that the open F value of 1.8 is adopted, easy to hand-held photography in low light indoors, can be taken advantage of the beautiful bokeh. Suitable for shooting landscapes and nature subjects and capture snapshots. However, when installing Nikon DX format digital SLR cameras, the focal length equivalent to 75mm lens angle.

Demonstrate superior imaging performance, the aspherical lens (1) Using a new optical design
AF quiet motor that allows ultrasound (SWM = Silent Wave Motor) with a
“M / A” (auto-focus with manual override) mode and “M” (manual focus) with two mode, focus mode
Size and light weight provide easy to carry around
“AF-S NIKKOR 50mm f/1.8G” Main Specifications

50mm focal length
F/1.8 maximum aperture
Minimum aperture f/16
Lens Construction 6 group 7 (1 aspherical lens)
Angle of 47 ° (DX format camera when mounted: 31 ° 30 ‘)
Minimum focusing distance of 0.45m
0.15 times the maximum magnification
Number of diaphragm blades 7 (circular aperture)
58mm filter size
Dimensions (size) of about 72mm (diameter) × 52.5mm (reference plane to the front of the lens from the lens mount)
Mass (weight) of about 185g
Spring accessories 58mm lens cap LC-58, Back LF-4, Bayonet hood HB-47, CL-1013 Soft Case
Related Links
Imaging products: Nikon Imaging website
The information listed here is information on the release date. Finished product and has already sold, and organizational change, Please note that there may be different from the latest information.
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One thought on “Nikon Releases AF-S NIKKOR 50mm f/1.8G

  1. As basic as this lens is, I am pretty excited for it. I just put in an order for one.

    I actually preferred the 50mm 1.8 AF-D over the 50mm 1.4 AF-D and even the AF-S, due to its non-existent distortion and how it always nailed focus. Even shooting ISO 50 film, 1.8 is usually plenty fast enough. Maybe I had a bad sample of both lenses, but the 1.8 has always been a favorite, now I can’t wait to use it in AF-S trim.

    Thanks for posting the info.

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