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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
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

Key Specs
Focal Length
85mm
Maximum Aperture
f/1.8
Lens Mount
Nikon Z
Lens Format Coverage
Full-Frame
Focus Type
Autofocus
Image Stabilization
No
Filter Size
72 mm (Front)
Maximum Aperture
f/1.8
Minimum Aperture
f/16
Lens Mount
Nikon Z
Lens Format Coverage
Full-Frame
Angle of View
28° 46'
Minimum Focus Distance
2.62' / 80 cm
Maximum Magnification
0.13x
Optical Design
10 Elements in 7 Groups
Diaphragm Blades
9
Focus Type
Autofocus
Image Stabilization
No
Filter Size
72 mm (Front)
Dimensions (ø x L)
3.15 x 3.62" / 80 x 92 mm
Weight
1.2 lb / 540 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight
2.045 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
5.6 x 5 x 4.7"

Viltrox 85mm f/1.8 STM II Reviews

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It wasn't clear, does this lens allows full ...

It wasn't clear, does this lens allows full auto-exposure and autofocus?
Asked by: Allan
Yes this would allow for full auto-exposure and autofocusing.
Answered by: Zachariah
Date published: 2021-03-14

Can the Z mount version of this lens be updated ...

Can the Z mount version of this lens be updated on a Mac Monterey?
Asked by: Danilo
Yes, the firmware of the Viltrox AF 85mm f/1.8 Z Lens for Nikon Z can be updated on a Mac computer with Mac Monterey.
Answered by: samikg
Date published: 2022-07-11

is it compatible with Nikon Z5?

is it compatible with Nikon Z5?
Asked by: V C Mohan
The Viltrox 85mm f/1.8 Lens for Nikon Z
Answered by: Lawrence
Date published: 2021-01-13

On viltrox website it says FX, here I am seeing ...

On viltrox website it says FX, here I am seeing folks saying it's a DX. Which is it?
Asked by: Alestair
The Sony and Nikon variants are FX/full-frame format lenses, while the Fujifilm X-mount version is a DX/APS-C format lens.
Answered by: Jeremy
Date published: 2021-08-15

What is the B&H warranty on this product?

What is the B&H warranty on this product?
Asked by: Mark
The Viltrox AF 85mm f/1.8 Z Lens for Nikon Z currently comes with a Limited 1-Year B&H Warranty. Additional information on this warranty can be found at the link here. https://bhpho.to/3rQ6yUN
Answered by: Yaakov
Date published: 2022-01-26

Am in India it's warranty available in india?

Am in India it's warranty available in india?
Asked by: subramanyam
Yes if you purchase the Allstate Protection plan, that would cover you internationally.
Answered by: Zachariah
Date published: 2021-03-04

Which Mount type should I purchase if using a ...

Which Mount type should I purchase if using a Nikon Z50? Z Mount full frame or the X mount ASP-C DX format?
Asked by: Brien
You should purchase Viltrox AF 85mm f/1.8 Z Lens (Z-Mount Lens/FX Format) for Nikon Z if using a Nikon Z50.
Answered by: samikg
Date published: 2023-04-04

Does it work with IBIS on Nikon Z?

Does it work with IBIS on Nikon Z?
Asked by: Carl
Yes, the ibis will work when using this lens on the Nikon mirrorless cameras.
Answered by: Rob
Date published: 2021-03-12
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