Nikon launches AF-S Nikkor 35mm F1.8G for FX format SLRs
Nikon has rounded-out its line of relatively affordable F1.8 primes for FX cameras, with the launch of the AF-S Nikkor 35mm F1.8G. It uses a Silent Wave Motor for fast, quiet autofocus, and includes one ED and one aspheric element in its optical construction. It's not to be confused with the existing AF-S DX Nikkor 35mm F1.8G, which is for DX format cameras only. It'll be on sale February 20th with a MSRP of $599.95.
The 35mm F1.8: 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.
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*.
*SRP (Suggested Retail Price) listed only as a suggestion. Actual prices are set by dealers and are subject to change at any time.
|Lens type||Prime lens|
|Max Format size||35mm FF|
|Focal length||35 mm|
|Lens mount||Nikon F (FX)|
|Number of diaphragm blades||7|
|Special elements / coatings||1 ED glass element, 1 aspheric element|
|Minimum focus||0.25 m (9.84″)|
|Motor type||Ring-type ultrasonic|
|Full time manual||Yes|
|Weight||305 g (0.67 lb)|
|Diameter||72 mm (2.83″)|
|Length||72 mm (2.83″)|
|Filter thread||58.0 mm|
|Hood product code||HB-70|