- Model name: Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 35mm F1.8G
- Release Date: Jan 2015
- Focus Type: Autofocus / Manual
- Format : APS-C / Crop Sensor
- Mounts: Nikon
- Color: Black
- Availability: Feb 2015
- Price: $599.95
- Purchase options: Amazon | Adorama | B&H
A Versatile FX-Format Prime Ready for Anything
With the latest addition to Nikon’s popular F1.8 prime series of FX-format lenses, Nikon has announced the new AF-S NIKKOR 35mm F1.8G, a versatile fixed lens ready to thrive in any shooting situation. The new 35mm F1.8G lens rounds out a collection of acclaimed F1.8 lenses including the AF-S NIKKOR 28mm F1.8G, AF-S NIKKOR 50mm F1.8G and AF-S NIKKOR 85mm F1.8G lenses. Sporting the popular 35mm focal length and covering a 63 degree angle of view with a constant F1.8 aperture, Nikon’s newest FX-format lens delivers outstanding viewfinder clarity and high contrast while providing outstanding low-light performance and depth of field control.
Great for available light environment portraits, landscapes and travel photography as well as for producing beautiful images with soft, natural bokeh, the AF-S NIKKOR 35mm F1.8G is a versatile and valuable addition to any FX-format photographer’s lens arsenal and sports the latest in core NIKKOR technologies that ensure elite performance. The lens’ construction includes one ED and one aspheric element in addition to a Silent Wave Motor to provide quiet AF operation.
“As the latest addition to the extensive NIKKOR lens line-up, the new AF-S NIKKOR 35mm F1.8G lens reinforces Nikon’s commitment to providing versatile prime lens options to photographers of all levels,” said Masahiro Horie, Director of Marketing and Planning, Nikon Inc.
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|Type||Type G AF-S lens with built-in CPU and F mount|
|Focal length||35 mm|
|Lens construction||11 elements in 8 groups (including 1 ED lens element, 1 aspherical lens element)|
|Angle of view||Nikon film SLR and FX-format D-SLR cameras: 63°. Nikon DX-format D-SLR cameras: 44°|
|Focusing||Rear Focusing (RF) System with autofocus controlled by Silent Wave Motor and separate focus ring for manual focus|
|Minimum focus distance||0.25 m (0.82 ft) from focal plane|
|Maximum reproduction ratio||0.24x|
|No. of diaphragm blades||7 (rounded diaphragm opening)|
|Aperture range||f/1.8 – 16|
|Filter-attachment size||58 mm (P = 0.75 mm)|
|Dimensions||Approx. 72 mm maximum diameter x 71.5 mm (distance from camera lens mount flange)|
|Weight||Approx. 305 g (10.8 oz)|
Price and Availability
The AF-S NIKKOR 35mm F1.8G lens will be available on February 20, 2014 for a suggested retail price of $599.95*.