Nikon declares growth of an 85mm F1.2 S-Line lens for Z-mount cameras: Digital Images Assessment


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

Few particulars are supplied 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 real product picture the corporate shared alongside the press launch.

Different options seen within the picture embody an ‘Auto’ and ‘Guide’ toggle for autofocus, a minimum of one Operate (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 could be. At F1.2, this places it squarely consistent 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 Grasp lens.

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

No pricing or availability data has been supplied for both lens at the moment, 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 collection mirrorless cameras.

The NIKKOR Z 85mm f/1.2 S is a part of the S-Line1 NIKKOR Z lens collection, and realizes each superior rendering efficiency and enormous, stunning bokeh. It expands potentialities for customers capturing portraits in areas similar to weddings and trend.

The NIKKOR Z 26mm f/2.8 achieves excellent slimness and lightness, in addition to excessive rendering efficiency, making it an excellent lens for superior newbie photographers who take their digicam 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 potentialities for imaging expression.

These lenses shall 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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