Nikon Nikkor Z 40mm f/2 lens comparisons

Size side-by-side comparison of the new Nikkor Z 40mm f/2 lens with the 28mm f/1.8, 35mm f/1.8, and 50mm f/1.8 Z lenses (click for larger videw):


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Specifications comparison of the Nikkor Z 40mm f/2 with the 28mm f/2.8, 35mm f/1.8, and 50mm f/1.8 Z lenses:

Nikkor Z 40mm f/2 Nikkor Z 28mm f/2.8 Nikkor Z 35mm f/1.8 Nikkor Z 50mm f/1.8
Type
Nikon Z mount Nikon Z mount Nikon Z mount Nikon Z mount
Format
FX/35mm FX/35mm FX/35mm FX/35mm
Focal length
40mm 28mm 35mm 50mm
Maximum aperture
f/2 f/ 2.8 f/ 1.8 f/ 1.8
Minimum aperture
f/16 f/ 16 f/ 16 f/ 16
Lens construction
6 elements in 4 groups (including 2 aspherical elements) 9 elements in 8 groups (including 2 aspherical elements) 11 elements in 9 groups (including 2 ED elements, 3 aspherical elements, and elements with Nano Crystal Coat) 12 elements in 9 groups (including 2 ED elements, 2 aspherical elements, and elements with Nano Crystal Coat)
Angle of view
FX: 57° DX: 38°50‘ FX: 75° DX: 53° FX: 63° DX: 44° FX: 47° DX: 31°30‘
Focusing system
Internal focusing system Internal focusing system Rear focusing system Internal focusing system
Minimum focus distance(measured from focal plane)
0.29m (0.96 ft) 0.19 m ( 0.63 ft)
Maximum reproduction ratio
0.17x 0.2 x
No. of diaphragm blades
9 (rounded diaphragms) 7 (rounded diaphragms) 9 (rounded diaphragms) 9 (rounded diaphragms)
Aperture range
f/2 to 16
Filter-attachment size
52mm (P=0.75mm) 52mm (P=0.75mm) 62mm (P=0.75mm) 62mm (P=0.75mm)
Dimensions
Approx. 70mm (2.8 in.) maximum diameter x 45.5mm (1.8 in.) (distance to end of lens from camera lens mount flange) Approx. 71.5 mm (2.9 in.) maximum diameter x 43 mm (1.7 in.) (distance to end of lens from camera lens mount flange) Approx. 73.0 mm maximum diameter x 86.0 mm (distance from camera lens mount flange) Approx. 76 mm maximum diameter x 86.5 mm (distance from camera lens mount flange)
Weight
170 g (6 oz) 160 g (5.7 oz) 370 g (13.1 oz)  415 g (14.7 oz)
Autofocus
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Internal focusing
Yes Yes Yes
Focusing
Auto, Manual Auto, Manual Auto, Manual Auto, Manual
Supplied accessories
LC-52B Lens Cap (front cap), LF-N1 Lens Cap (rear cap) LC-52B Lens Cap (front cap), LF-N1 Lens Cap (rear cap) LC-62B 62 mm Snap-on Front Lens Cap, LF-N1 Rear Lens Cap, HB-89 Bayonet Hood, CL-C1 Lens Case LC-62B 62 mm Snap-on Front Lens Cap, LF-N1 Rear Lens Cap, HB-90 Bayonet Hood, CL-C1 Lens Case
Price
$297 $297 $847 $597
Minimum focus distance
0.25 m ( 0.82 ft) 0.4 m ( 1.32 ft)
Coating
Nano Crystal Coat Nano Crystal Coat

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