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Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 50mm f/1.8G Special Edition Lens

BH #NI5018GSE • MFR #2214
Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 50mm f/1.8G Special Edition Lens
Key Features
  • F-Mount Lens/FX Format
  • Aperture Range: f/1.8 to f/16
  • One Aspherical Element
  • Super Integrated Coating
Distinguishing itself through its classic styling, the AF-S NIKKOR 50mm f/1.8G Special Edition from Nikon is an updated version of this venerable prime featuring a re-envisioned exterior and knurled focusing ring. Corresponding to the natural field of view, the 50mm focal length is well-suited for a wide variety of subjects, including everything from landscape to portraiture. The f/1.8 design suits working in difficult lighting conditions and also enables controlling the focus position for using shallow depth of field techniques. One aspherical element is featured in the optical design to minimize spherical aberrations and distortion for high sharpness and accurate rendering. A Super Integrated Coating also suppress flare and ghosting for improved contrast and color accuracy. Additionally, the Silent Wave Motor affords fast, quiet, and precise autofocus performance as well as full-time manual focus override
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Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 50mm f/1.8G Special Edition Overview

Distinguishing itself through its classic styling, the AF-S NIKKOR 50mm f/1.8G Special Edition from Nikon is an updated version of this venerable prime featuring a re-envisioned exterior and knurled focusing ring. Corresponding to the natural field of view, the 50mm focal length is well-suited for a wide variety of subjects, including everything from landscape to portraiture. The f/1.8 design suits working in difficult lighting conditions and also enables controlling the focus position for using shallow depth of field techniques. One aspherical element is featured in the optical design to minimize spherical aberrations and distortion for high sharpness and accurate rendering. A Super Integrated Coating also suppress flare and ghosting for improved contrast and color accuracy. Additionally, the Silent Wave Motor affords fast, quiet, and precise autofocus performance as well as full-time manual focus override

Special Edition of the 50mm f/1.8G lens features a classically styled exterior, designed to match the Df DSLR, as well as a knurled focusing ring for improved tactile response.
Normal-length prime is designed for FX-format Nikon F-mount cameras, however can also be used with DX models where it provide a 75mm equivalent focal length.
Bright f/1.8 maximum aperture contributes to both low-light performance as well as offers greater control over depth of field.
One aspherical element is used to greatly reduce spherical aberrations and distortion in order to achieve high sharpness, clarity, and accurate rendering.
Super Integrated Coating has been applied to lens elements to minimize surface and internal reflections for a marked reduction in lens flare and ghosting.
Silent Wave Motor affords quick, quiet, and precise autofocus performance along with full-time manual focus override.
Rounded seven-blade diaphragm contributes to a pleasing bokeh quality.
UPC: 018208022144

Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 50mm f/1.8G Special Edition Specs

Focal Length50mm
Maximum Aperturef/1.8
Minimum Aperturef/16
Lens MountNikon F
Format CompatibilityFull-Frame
Angle of View47°
Minimum Focus Distance1.48' / 45 cm
Maximum Magnification0.15x
Optical Design7 Elements in 6 Groups
Diaphragm Blades7, Rounded
Focus TypeAutofocus
Image StabilizationNo
Filter Size58 mm (Front)
Dimensions (ø x L)2.87 x 2.07" / 73 x 52.5 mm
Weight6.7 oz / 190 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight0.95 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)6.9 x 5.2 x 4.9"
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Is this lens made in China?
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Yes, the lens originates in China.
Answered by: James B.
Date published: 2020-05-16

Will this Lens work with Nikon Z5 ?

Will this Lens work with Nikon Z5 ?
Asked by: Naga Yugandhar
Yes, it is compatible when using the FTZ adapter to allow F mount lenses to be use on a Z mount camera.
Answered by: Rob
Date published: 2020-11-18

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will it work on a d7000, I have one but it has to stay at one setting
Asked by: Anonymous
Yes, it will definitely work with your D7000. Just remember that the focal length of 50mm when used with your APSC camera will have an equivalent focal length of 75mm which is suitable for shooting portraiture.
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Date published: 2018-08-25

I saw this lens works for D5100 and up but does ...

I saw this lens works for D5100 and up but does it work for the D5000? I would assume yes but I want to make sure it's compatible.
Asked by: Shelby
Yes, it is compatible.
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What is the difference between this and the non-Special Edition lens?
Asked by: Anonymous
The special edition version was announced in conjunction with the new retro-styled Nikon Df camera recently. The camera is autofocus but is able to use any traditional manual AI Nikon lens up through the current generation of Autofocus lenses from Nikon. The Special Edition version features a knurling on the focus ring and focuses more liken to traditional manual focus lenses with more precision control of the focus ring. The standard version can also be focused manually with great control, but when turning the focus ring it offers more play than the special edition does.
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Date published: 2018-11-28

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IS this lens compatible with my Nikon D5100?
Asked by: Anonymous
Yes, this lens is compatible with the D5100. The Nikon 50mm f/1.8G is an AF-S lens, which has the required built-in motor to autofocus on the Nikon D5100.
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