Nikkor 50mm f/1.8G Special Edition vs. regular 50mm f/1.8G lens specifications comparison

AF-S NIKKOR 50mm f:1.8G Special EditionAF-S NIKKOR 50mm f:1.8G
This is the specifications comparison between the new Nikkor 50mm f/1.8G Special Edition lens and the regular 50mm f/1.8G version – both lenses seems to be identical except the 5g difference in weight (probably because of the silver ring):

Lens AF-S NIKKOR 50mm f/1.8G Special Edition AF-S NIKKOR 50mm f/1.8G
Focal Length 50mm 50mm
Maximum Aperture f/1.8 f/1.8
Minimum Aperture f/16 f/16
Format FX/35mm FX/35mm
Maximum Angle of View (DX-format) 31°30′ 31°30′
Minimum Angle of View (DX-format)
Maximum Angle of View (FX-format) 47° 47°
Minimum Angle of View (FX-format)
Maximum Reproduction Ratio 0.15x 0.15x
Lens Elements 7 7
Lens Groups 6 6
Compatible Format(s) FX
VR (Vibration Reduction) Image Stabilization
Diaphragm Blades 7 7
Nano Crystal Coat
ED Glass Elements
Aspherical Elements 1 1
Super Integrated Coating Yes Yes
AF-S (Silent Wave Motor) Yes Yes
Internal Focusing
Minimum Focus Distance 1.5ft. (0.45m) 1.48ft. (0.45m)
Close Range Correction
Focus Mode Auto
Rear Focusing
Filter Size 58mm 58mm
Accepts Filter Type Screw-on Screw-on
Approx. Dimensions (Diameter x Length) 2.8in.(73mm)x2in.(52.5mm)
Approx. Weight 6.7oz. (190g)
6.6oz. (185g)
 Price $276.95 $216.95

MTF charts (identical):

Nikon Special Edition AF-S NIKKOR 50mm f:1.8G lens MTF chartAF-S-NIKKOR-50mm-f1.8G-lens-chart

Lens design (identical):

Nikon Special Edition AF-S NIKKOR 50mm f:1.8G lens design1.4-lens-construction-diagram

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