The new Nikon NIKKOR Z 50mm f/1.8 S mirrorless lens will start shipping on December 7th


Nikon Japan released the official shipping date for the new Nikon NIKKOR Z 50mm f/1.8 S mirrorless lens: December 7th. The lens is currently listed for pre-order at:

Additional information on the NIKKOR Z 50mm f/1.8 S mirrorless lens:

  • Superior rendering for exquisite image expression that redefines perceptions of what a 50 mm f/1.8 lens can do
  • Thorough suppression of axial chromatic aberration ensures superior resolution with faithful reproduction of the fine textures in subjects, even from maximum aperture
  • Sharp and clear rendering of details from the center of the frame to the peripheral edges, regardless of the shooting distance
  • The soft and beautiful bokeh characteristics at any shooting distance possible only with a fast (bright) lens
  • Adoption of two ED glass elements, and two aspherical lens elements
  • Nano Crystal Coat adopted to suppress ghost and flare
  • Adoption of a new, powerful stepping motor (STM) enables quiet and accurate AF control with both still-image and movie recording
  • In consideration to a dust- and drip-resistance, the entire lens, including moving parts, has been sealed:


Nikkor F-mount 50mm f/1.8 (216.95) vs. Z-mount 50mm f/1.8 ($596.95) MTF charts:


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