Viltrox AF 85mm f/1.8 Z Lens for Nikon Z

BH #VIAF8518Z • MFR #AF 85/1.8 Z
Viltrox AF 85mm f/1.8 Z Lens for Nikon Z
Key Features
  • Z-Mount Lens/FX Format
  • Aperture Range: f/1.8 to f/16
  • One Extra-Low Dispersion Element
  • Four High-Transparency Elements
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Distinguished by its sleek design and advanced optics, the Viltrox AF 85mm f/1.8 Z is a portrait-length prime designed for Nikon Z-mount mirrorless cameras. The lens's short-telephoto focal length pairs with the bright f/1.8 design to suit working in a variety of lighting conditions and also for controlling depth of field and isolating subject matter. The optical design comprises one extra-low dispersion element and four elements made from short wavelength, highly transparent glass, which help to reduce chromatic aberrations in order to realize high clarity and accurate colors. An HD Nano multi-layer coating has also been applied to suppress flare and ghosting for improved contrast when working in strong lighting conditions. Additionally, the lens features an STM motor for quick, quiet autofocus performance along with a minimum focusing distance of 2.6' for working with close-up subjects.
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Viltrox 85mm f/1.8 STM II Overview

Distinguished by its sleek design and advanced optics, the Viltrox AF 85mm f/1.8 Z is a portrait-length prime designed for Nikon Z-mount mirrorless cameras. The lens's short-telephoto focal length pairs with the bright f/1.8 design to suit working in a variety of lighting conditions and also for controlling depth of field and isolating subject matter. The optical design comprises one extra-low dispersion element and four elements made from short wavelength, highly transparent glass, which help to reduce chromatic aberrations in order to realize high clarity and accurate colors. An HD Nano multi-layer coating has also been applied to suppress flare and ghosting for improved contrast when working in strong lighting conditions. Additionally, the lens features an STM motor for quick, quiet autofocus performance along with a minimum focusing distance of 2.6' for working with close-up subjects.

Portrait-length prime is designed for FX-format Nikon Z-mount mirrorless cameras, however can also be used with DX models where it provides a 127.5mm equivalent focal length.
Bright f/1.8 maximum aperture benefits working in difficult lighting conditions and also offers a wealth of control over focus position when using shallow depth of field techniques.
One extra-low dispersion element and four elements made from highly transparent glass contribute to reducing a variety of aberrations in order to produce well-corrected imagery with accurate color and no color fringing.
HD Nano multi-layer coating has been applied to individual elements to reduce flare and ghosting for improved contrast. Also, this coating is water-resistant to help protect the exposed surfaces from moisture.
STM autofocus motor delivers quiet and precise focusing performance along with a minimum focusing distance of 2.6'.
Electronic contacts convey Exif data as well as permit camera-based aperture selection. Additionally, an integrated USB port permits updating the lens's firmware.
Nine-blade diaphragm contributes to a pleasing bokeh quality.
Included lens hood shades the front element from flare-causing stray light and also offers some additional physical protection.
UPC: 778469115442

Viltrox 85mm f/1.8 STM II Specs

Focal Length85mm
Maximum Aperturef/1.8
Minimum Aperturef/16
Lens MountNikon Z
Format CompatibilityFull-Frame
Angle of View28° 46'
Minimum Focus Distance2.62' / 80 cm
Maximum Magnification0.13x
Optical Design10 Elements in 7 Groups
Diaphragm Blades9
Focus TypeAutofocus
Image StabilizationNo
Filter Size72 mm (Front)
Dimensions (ø x L)3.15 x 3.62" / 80 x 92 mm
Weight1.2 lb / 540 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight2.045 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)5.6 x 5 x 4.7"
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