Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 28mm f/1.8G Lens

BH #NI2818 • MFR #2203
Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 28mm f/1.8G Lens
Key Features
  • F-Mount Lens/FX Format
  • Aperture Range: f/1.8 to f/16
  • Two Aspherical Elements
  • Nano Crystal & Super Integrated Coatings
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A flexible wide-angle prime, the Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 28mm f/1.8G mixes a comfortable, broad field of view with a relatively compact design. A bright f/1.8 maximum aperture excels in difficult light conditions and also affords control over depth of field for isolating subjects. The optical design includes a pair of aspherical elements, which help to suppress distortion and spherical aberrations in order to realize high sharpness, even illumination, and accurate rendering. Also benefitting image quality, both a Nano Crystal Coat and a Super Integrated Coating have been applied to control flare and ghosting for improved contrast and color accuracy. Additionally, complementing the imaging capabilities, a Silent Wave Motor affords fast and precise autofocus performance, along with full-time manual focus override, to benefit both stills and video applications.
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Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 28mm f/1.8G Overview

A flexible wide-angle prime, the Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 28mm f/1.8G mixes a comfortable, broad field of view with a relatively compact design. A bright f/1.8 maximum aperture excels in difficult light conditions and also affords control over depth of field for isolating subjects. The optical design includes a pair of aspherical elements, which help to suppress distortion and spherical aberrations in order to realize high sharpness, even illumination, and accurate rendering. Also benefitting image quality, both a Nano Crystal Coat and a Super Integrated Coating have been applied to control flare and ghosting for improved contrast and color accuracy. Additionally, complementing the imaging capabilities, a Silent Wave Motor affords fast and precise autofocus performance, along with full-time manual focus override, to benefit both stills and video applications.

Wide-angle 28mm lens is designed for FX-format F-mount cameras, however can also be used with DX models where it provides a 42mm equivalent focal length.
Bright f/1.8 maximum aperture benefits working in low-light conditions and also affords control over depth of field for working with selective focus techniques.
Two aspherical elements are used to reduce spherical aberrations and distortion in order to realize sharp imagery with accurate rendering.
Both a Nano Crystal Coat and a Super Integrated Coating have been applied to individual elements to suppress internal reflections, flare, and ghosting for improved contrast and color accuracy when working in strong lighting conditions.
Silent Wave Motor affords quick, quiet, and precise autofocus performance along with full-time manual focus override. A Rear Focusing System is also used, where only the rear lens group is moved during focusing, to maintain the overall length of the lens during use and to promote faster focusing speeds.
Rounded seven-blade diaphragm promotes a pleasing out of focus quality that benefits the use of shallow depth of field and selective focus techniques.
UPC: 018208022038

Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 28mm f/1.8G Specs

Focal Length28mm
Maximum Aperturef/1.8
Minimum Aperturef/16
Lens MountNikon F
Format CompatibilityFull-Frame
Angle of View75°
Minimum Focus Distance9.84" / 25 cm
Maximum Magnification0.22x
Optical Design11 Elements in 9 Groups
Diaphragm Blades7, Rounded
Focus TypeAutofocus
Image StabilizationNone
Filter Size67 mm (Front)
Dimensions (ø x L)2.87 x 3.17" / 73 x 80.5 mm
Weight11.64 oz / 330 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight1.45 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)8.4 x 5.1 x 5"
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how does this lens play with the D3500?

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Asked by: Tom
Very well...keep in mind that since the D3500 is an APS-C sensor, your focal range will be 42mm instead of the 28mm you would get on a full frame Nikon body...that being said, 42mm is super close to what we Humans see (43mm) so it’s a fantastic sweet spot for all kinds of shooting scenarios!
Answered by: Luigi
Date published: 2020-12-15

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Asked by: Marta
I'm not sure if you have full frame camera or not but there is a big difference between the 50 & 28. Get the 28mm if you want a more wide angle lens.
Answered by: Rob
Date published: 2020-07-09

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Hi, has anyone used this lens as a travel/walk-around lens on DX (crop) cameras? I had the 35mm 1.8 dx as walk-around (and only lens) for more than a year and really like the simplicity but sometimes felt like needed something just a bit wider and hated the CA from that lens... thoughts?
Asked by: Deybi D.
Yes, on a D90, and even though the camera is 10 years old (DX format), I got great pictures using aperture preferred. The 20 mm 1.8 gives the same consistently good results.
Answered by: Anonymous
Date published: 2018-10-24

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works for nikon D60?
Asked by: Reinaldo R.
It will work but will be like a 42mm lens on a dx camera. It is extremely sharp and will work on an fx (full frame) camera should you decide to upgrade.
Answered by: Tom G.
Date published: 2018-08-28

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Compared to the 16 35 f4 VR (working in 28mm) which do you think performs better? Focus, details, image quality, colors etc ... thanks for your help! !!
Asked by: enrique diego m.
That's an easy question for me since I think the 16-35/4 is one of my least favorite Nikon lenses, while the new generation of G f1.8 lenses are among my favorites. Both the 20/1.8 and 28/1.8 are much better, although you do give up VR.
Answered by: Theodore R. T.
Date published: 2018-08-28

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Is the focusing speed of this lens as fast as the 28mm/2.8D or better on the D800 series bodies?
Asked by: Arthur
On D750 (which has similar focusing to the 810) it's lightning fast. In general, the 1.8G series has been pretty quick to focus - with the exception of the 85mm being a bit slow.
Answered by: Brett H.
Date published: 2018-08-28

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Is this compatible with the D5300?
Asked by: Anonymous
Correct
Answered by: javier g.
Date published: 2018-08-28

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Is this compatible with the D700?
Asked by: Heather R.
it only works on manual focus. the auto focus won't work. i don't know why . it may be something i am doing on my camera. i don't like it for that reason. i wanted a 1.4 aperture lens but i could not afford it. maybe yours will work on auto but mine won't.
Answered by: MARK K.
Date published: 2018-08-28
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