Nikon launches NIKKOR Z 40mm f2 SE Lens

Nikon introduced a special edition Nikkor Z 40mm F2 SE lens that takes on a retro style similar to the Nikon AI and AI-S lenses released in the 70s and 80s. The updated version features a retro-inspired design, specialized electromagnetic aperture, a focus ring, checked knurling on the lens body, and a contrasting silver band.

Nikon NIKKOR Z 40mm f2 SE

Aside from the aesthetic changes, the lens remains optically identical to the non-SE version. It has the same six-element-in-four-group design with nine aperture blades and a minimum focusing distance of 0.29m. It is still weatherproof and uses the same stepping motor (STM) for autofocus.

Price and availability

The Nikon Nikkor Z 40mm F2 SE is available to pre-order on Bhphotovideo.com for a suggested retail price of $306.95 and will be available in early 2023.

Nikkor Z 40mm F2 SE specifications

Nikon NIKKOR Z 40mm f2 SE
  • Focal Length: 40mm
  • Maximum Aperture: f/2
  • Minimum Aperture: f/16
  • Lens Mount: Nikon Z
  • Lens Format Coverage: Full-Frame
  • Angle of View: 57°
  • Minimum Focus Distance: 29 cm
  • Maximum Magnification: 0.17x
  • Optical Design: 6 Elements in 4 Groups
  • Diaphragm Blades: 9, Rounded
  • Focus Type: Autofocus
  • Image Stabilization: No
  • Front Filter Size: 52 mm
  • Dimensions (ø x L): 70 x 45.5 mm
  • Weight: 6 oz / 170 g

Last week Nikon introduced the Nikkor Z 600mm F4 TC VR S, a Z-mount super-telephoto lens with a built-in switchable teleconverter. This lens is the largest Z-mount lens released by Nikon and offers a focal length of 840mm when using the built-in 1.4x teleconverter.

The lens consists of 19 elements (26 if you include a teleconverter), including three extra-low dispersion (ED) elements, two Super ED elements, and two short-wavelength refractive (SR) elements. Nikon uses Nano Crystal Coat and a Meso Amorphous lens coating to minimize ghosting and flare.

The Nikkor Z 600mm F4 TC VR S lens can be pre-ordered through Bhphotovideo.com for a suggested retail price of $15,496.95 and will be available in late November 2022.

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