Nikon proclaims improvement of an 85mm F1.2 S-Line lens for Z-mount cameras: Digital Pictures Evaluation

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Nikon has introduced it’s growing an 85mm F1.2 S lens for its Z-mount digital camera system. The lens is a part of Nikon’s S-Line, which the corporate says ‘exhibit[s] excellent optical efficiency, adhering to a excessive customary of design rules and high quality management.’

Few particulars are offered by Nikon concerning its new ultrafast telephoto prime. Actually, the one specification revealed – apart from the focal size and most aperture – is that the lens makes use of an 82mm entrance filter thread, and that’s solely identified due to the only product picture the corporate shared alongside the press launch.

Different options seen within the picture embrace an ‘Auto’ and ‘Handbook’ toggle for autofocus, at the very least one Perform (Fn) button, a management ring and a big rubberized focus ring. As with the Nikkor 50mm F1.2 and 105mm Macro, the 85mm F1.2 lens additionally has one other rubberized ring, presumably for added for added grip contemplating its measurement.

Nikon’s Z-mount lens roadmap had proven this lens was within the works, but it surely didn’t clarify what the utmost aperture can be. At F1.2, this places it squarely in keeping with Canon’s $2599 RF 85mm F1.2 L USM lens and is available in 1/3EV quicker than Sony’s $1799 85mm F1.4 GM G Master lens.

Nikon has concurrently introduced the event of a 26mm f2.8 pancake lens for his or her APS-C cameras, which we evaluation individually here.

No pricing or availability data has been offered for both lens right now, however they’re being displayed at Nikon’s sales space at Client Electronics Present (CES) 2023 in Las Vegas from January 5–8.

Press launch:

Nikon is growing the NIKKOR Z 85MM F/1.2 S, a quick mid-telephoto prime lens, and the NIKKOR Z 26mm f/2.8, a slim wide-angle prime lens for the Nikon Z mount system

LAS VEGAS-CES Sales space #17914 (January 4th 2023) – Nikon Inc. is happy to announce the event of the NIKKOR Z 85mm f/1.2 S, a quick mid-telephoto prime lens, and the NIKKOR Z 26mm f/2.8, a slim wide-angle prime lens, for full-frame (FX-format) Nikon Z sequence mirrorless cameras.

The NIKKOR Z 85mm f/1.2 S is a part of the S-Line1 NIKKOR Z lens sequence, and realizes each superior rendering efficiency and huge, lovely bokeh. It expands prospects for customers capturing portraits in areas resembling weddings and style.

The NIKKOR Z 26mm f/2.8 achieves excellent slimness and lightness, in addition to excessive rendering efficiency, making it a great lens for superior novice photographers who take their digital camera in every single place in order to not miss a second.

Nikon will proceed to pursue a brand new dimension in optical efficiency whereas assembly customers’ wants, contributing to the event of imaging tradition, with the hope of increasing prospects for imaging expression.

These lenses can be displayed at Nikon’s sales space (Central Corridor #17914) on the annual Client Electronics Present (CES) in Las Vegas from January 5-8, 2023.

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