Nikon officially announced the Nikkor AF-S 50mm f/1.8G lens. Here is some related info and the official press release:
- Price: $219.95
- Pre-order options: Adorama, Amazon US, Amazon DE
- Available: June 16th, 2011
- For the UK the price is £199.99 and will go on sale on June 2nd
- Link: Nikon Imaging (incl. detailed specs and samples)
MELVILLE, N.Y. (April 27, 2011) – Nikon Inc. today announced the AF-S NIKKOR 50mm f/1.8G lens, a fast, compact lens that affords photographers the versatility of the classic 50mm focal length and the benefits of a fast aperture for photos and D-movies. Whether a new D-SLR enthusiast or a seasoned pro, users will appreciate the tack-sharp image quality, extreme low-light performance, shallow depth of field and Nikon core technologies that improve upon the original to make a great lens even better.