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Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 85mm f/1.8G Lens

BH #NI8518G • MFR #2201
Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 85mm f/1.8G Lens
Key Features
  • F-Mount Lens/FX Format
  • Aperture Range: f/1.8 to f/16
  • Super Integrated Lens Coating
  • Silent Wave Motor AF System
A highly desirable focal length for portraiture, the AF-S NIKKOR 85mm f/1.8G from Nikon is a short-telephoto prime featuring a bright f/1.8 maximum aperture. This design finds balance between a lightweight, compact form factor while also being fast enough to effectively control depth of field and suit working in low light. Individual lens elements feature a Super Integrated Coating, which controls flare and ghosting to produce greater contrast and color fidelity when working in bright and backlit conditions. Additionally, the Silent Wave Motor affords fast and accurate autofocus performance along with full-time manual focus override.
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Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 85mm f/1.8G Overview

A highly desirable focal length for portraiture, the AF-S NIKKOR 85mm f/1.8G from Nikon is a short-telephoto prime featuring a bright f/1.8 maximum aperture. This design finds balance between a lightweight, compact form factor while also being fast enough to effectively control depth of field and suit working in low light. Individual lens elements feature a Super Integrated Coating, which controls flare and ghosting to produce greater contrast and color fidelity when working in bright and backlit conditions. Additionally, the Silent Wave Motor affords fast and accurate autofocus performance along with full-time manual focus override.

Short-telephoto prime is designed for FX-format Nikon F-mount cameras, however can also be used with DX models where it provides a 127.5mm equivalent focal length.
Bright f/1.8 maximum aperture helps to achieve shallow depth of field imagery and also benefits working in low-light conditions.
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. An internal focusing design is also used, where only the internal lens groups are moved during focusing, to maintain the overall length of the lens during use and to promote faster focusing speeds.
Rounded seven-blade diaphragm contributes to a pleasing bokeh quality.
UPC: 018208022014

Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 85mm f/1.8G Specs

Focal Length85mm
Maximum Aperturef/1.8
Minimum Aperturef/16
Lens MountNikon F
Format CompatibilityFull-Frame
Angle of View28° 30'
Minimum Focus Distance2.62' / 80 cm
Maximum Magnification0.12x
Optical Design9 Elements in 9 Groups
Diaphragm Blades7, Rounded
Focus TypeAutofocus
Image StabilizationNo
Filter Size67 mm (Front)
Dimensions (ø x L)3.15 x 2.87" / 80 x 73 mm
Weight12.35 oz / 350 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight1.505 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)8.6 x 5.15 x 4.95"
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Will this work with the new Nikon D5300?
Asked by: Anonymous
Yes, this lens is fully compatible with the D5300. It is an AF-S type of lens which has the required built-in autofocus motor.
Answered by: Yos O.
Date published: 2018-08-28

what come with it?

what come with it?
Asked by: Barbara
Hi, the Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 85mm f/1.8G Lens comes with a 67mm Snap-On Lens Cap, Rear Lens Cap, HB-62 Bayonet Lens Hood, Nikon CL-1015 Soft Lens Case and Limited 1-Year Warranty in the box. You can register the lens on Nikon USA website for a Limited 4 year USA Warranty extension.
Answered by: Khalid
Date published: 2019-07-23

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What is the significant difference between this lens and the 85mm f/1.8daf; 1931 lens
Asked by: Anonymous
The AF-S 85mm 1.8G lens doesnt have an aperture ring (as it is a G lens). It is also an AF-S lens (meaning it has a built-in motor for focus) which typically makes the autofocus on the lens quicker. Also the AF-S G version of the lens has a special coating and extra elements, compared to the AF D counterpart, which increases the image quality of the lens. And it has rounded aperture blades, which lends toward more pleasing bokeh.
Answered by: Christina S.
Date published: 2018-08-28

What does the .12 magnification factor calculate? ...

What does the .12 magnification factor calculate? How is it measured?
Asked by: Richard
I am fairly sure that this represents the size of the image in the viewfinder or final image vs the actual image size. So if an image is 10" high, the largest it will be in the digital images is 1.2" You might want to verify this, but I think this is it. You might compare it to a macro lens where the magnification factor might be 1:1...so if you are photographing a ring, the size in the digital image would be the actual size of the ring.
Answered by: Alan
Date published: 2021-05-20

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Is this lens fully compatible with D80?
Asked by: Anonymous
The Nikon AF-S 85mm f/1.8G lens is fully compatible with the Nikon D80.
Answered by: Christina S.
Date published: 2018-08-28

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En cuantos das llega a Iquitos, Peru?
Asked by: Junior R.
Great lens! I use it for portraits and in nature. So happy I purchased this lens!
Answered by: Vanessa T.
Date published: 2018-08-28

will this lens work for my Nikon d3400?

will this lens work for my Nikon d3400?
Asked by: Amanda
It absolutely will work on your D3200. For that camera body, any AF-S lens will be fully compatible.
Answered by: Matthew
Date published: 2021-10-15

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Will this lens work with Nikon D 5100?
Asked by: Anonymous
The Nikon AF-S 85mm f/1.8 lens is fully compatible with the D5100, including autofocus. This lens is fully compatible with any Nikon DSLR, and a select number of their 35mm film SLRs.
Answered by: Christina S.
Date published: 2019-12-14
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