Nikkor 105mm f/2.8G VR IF-E vs. Nikkor Z MC 105mm f/2.8 VR specifications comparison

D850 + 105mm (F) | Z7II + 105 (Z) | Z7II + FTS + 105 (F) – click for larger view

Nikkor 105mm f/2.8G VR IF-E lens for F-mount ($897) vs. Nikkor Z MC 105mm f/2.8 VR lens for Z-mount ($997) lens specifications comparison:

Nikkor 105mm f/2.8G VR IF-E

Nikkor Z MC 105mm f/2.8 VR

Focal length
105mm 105 mm
Maximum aperture
f/2.8 f/2.8
Minimum aperture
f/32 f/32
Lens construction
14 elements in 12 groups
1 ED glass
Nano Crystal Coat lens elements
16 elements in 11 groups
3 ED elements
1 aspherical element,
Nano Crystal elements
ARNEO coats 
fluorine-coated front lens element
Angle of view
FX: 23°20’ DX: 15°20’ FX: 23° 10′, DX: 15° 20′
Minimum focus distance
0.314m (1.0 ft.) 0.29 m (0.96 ft)
Maximum reproduction ratio
1x 1x
No. of diaphragm blades
9 (rounded) 9 (rounded)
Filter attachment size
62mm 62mm
Diameter x length
Approx. 83 x 116mm/3.3 x 4.6 in. Approx. 85 mm/3.4 in. x 140 mm/5.6 in.
Approximately 750 g/26.5 oz. Approx. 630 g / 1 lb 6.3 oz
Supplied accessories
62mm Snap-on front lens cap LC-62
Rear lens cap LF-1
Bayonet hood HB-38
Flexible lens pouch CL-1020
LC-62B Lens Cap (front cap)
LF-N1 Lens Cap (rear cap)
HB-99 Lens Hood
CL-C2 Lens Case
$897 $997

The new Nikkor Z MC macro mirrorless lenses are now available for pre-order:

Nikkor Z MC 105mm f/2.8 pre-orders:

Nikkor Z MC 50mm f/2.8 pre-orders:

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