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Nikkor AF-S 50mm f/1.8G lens from Nikon now available for pre-order

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For now only Amazon & Adorama is taking pre-orders for the new Nikon AF-S 50mm f/1.8G lens @ $219.00: Adorama Amazon US Amazon DE Expected shipping date is June 16th, 2011.

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Nikon announced the Nikkor AF-S 50mm f/1.8G lens

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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)

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Nikon AF-S 50mm f/1.8G lens

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Most of the Nikon AF-S 50mm f/1.8G lens specs are already know. This f/1.8G lens will have a new design with one aspherical element (the old f/1.8D version did not have an aspherical element) and it will also come with a lens hood and a case (with the old version those were optional). Here is a MTF […]

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Nikon announcement on Wednesday?

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I still have not received a confirmation about the previously rumored Nikon announcement on April 27th, which is very unusual. One of the expected new products is the already leaked Nikkor 50mm f/1.8G lens. My theory is that Nikon did not plan this announcement, but after the lens was leaked they had to very quickly organize the official release. This […]

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Nikon announcement next week?

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Nikon has scheduled another product announcement. I still have not received a confirmation on the date, but it may happen as early as April 27th, 2011 (next Wednesday). One of the new products to be announced will be the already leaked Nikkor 50mm f/1.8G lens. I doubt that this is going to be the only new […]

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Nikkor AF-S 50mm f/1.8G website now removed from Nikon Imaging

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The Nikkor AF-S 50mm f/1.8G entry just got removed from Nikon Imaging website. I guess this was a mistake and the lens will not be announced today. Here is a quick MTF and lens design comparison between all 50mm Nikkor lenses:

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Confusion: new AF-S Nikkor 50mm f/1.8G lens

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Approximately 4 hours ago, a new lens appeared on Nikon Imaging website: Nikkor AF-S 50mm f/1.8G. I am still not sure if this is a mistake or this lens is really officially announced. No major website has reported this news yet and there is no official press release from Nikon. The lens is not listed on other Nikon websites. […]

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