Open-Box/New Nikon Z 85mm F1.8 S (adorama)

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Mikael SB
Mikael SB Junior Member • Posts: 41
Re: Why are the Z lenses so humongous for what they are?
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SUPERHOKIE wrote:

What can this do that the excellent 85 1.8G cannot do? (i'm sure it has better optical properties, but at more than 200% increase in price and the huge size compared to the G version?)

is it that much better to justify the price and size?

The new lens is significantly sharper, essentially perfectly corrected for chromatic abberations, have a quieter (and I suspect: faster) focus mechanism and tighter overall build quality. The 85mm 1.8G is good value, but it is an dinky, old lens.

 Mikael SB's gear list:Mikael SB's gear list
Nikon Z6 Nikon AF Nikkor 85mm f/1.8D Nikon AF-S 105mm F1.4E ED Nikon AF-S 70-200mm F2.8E FL ED VR Nikon Z 50mm F1.8 +3 more
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