Nikon launches Nikkor Z 85mm f1.8 S Lens: Pre-Order Price, Specifications and Availability

Nikon has finally unveiled its long-awaited full-frame Nikkor Z 85mm f1.8 S lens for its full-frame mirrorless system. The lens design consists of a total of 12 elements in 8 groups, including two ED elements, as well as Nikon Nano Crystal and Super Integrated coatings.

According to Nikon itself, the new portrait lens delivers unmatched edge-to-edge sharpness, even when shooting at the maximum aperture, enhanced video recording performance and natural bokeh that gently leads the viewer’s eye to the subject of the frame.

New Nikkor Z 85mm f1.8 S lens has a diaphragm with nine rounded blades, the minimum focusing distance is 0.8 m only and offers a maximum magnification of 0.12x. Stepping motor is responsible for the focusing movement. The new glass is equipped with a 67 mm thread for installing additional accessories, such as filters and hood. In addition, a customizable control ring for smooth adjustment of aperture or exposure compensation. The lens is protected from the elements by Nikon’s professional-grade dust and drip resistance.

Price and Availability

The Nikon Nikkor Z 85mm f1.8 S lens is priced at $796.95, and already available for pre-order via Bhphotovideo and Amazon online stores. This lens will be released on September 5, 2019.

Nikkor Z 85mm f1.8 S Specifications

  • Dimensions of 75 x 99 mm
  • Weight of 470g
  • Mount: Nikon Z (Full-Frame)
  • 35mm Full Frame
  • Maximum aperture: f/1.8
  • Minimum aperture: f/16
  • Focal Length: 85mm
  • 12 Elements in 8 Groups
  • Two ED Elements
  • Nine-Blade Diaphragm
  • Nano Crystal and Super Integrated coatings
  • Angle of View: 28°
  • Maximum magnification: 0.12x
  • Minimum focus: 0.80 m
  • Front filter: 67 mm

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