Voigtlander APO-Lanthar 50mm F2 Aspherical lens for Nikon Z

Cosina has announced a new Voigtlander premium brand lens for Nikon Z mirrorless cameras. The Voigtlander APO-Lanthar 50mm F2 Aspherical lens supports full-frame cameras (Nikon FX-format).

Voigtlander APO-Lanthar 50mm F2 Aspherical lens for Nikon Z

The optical design of the Nikon Z lens is apochromatic. It corrects for spherical and chromatic aberrations and should provide high resolution and contrast throughout the frame.

The new lens Aspherical will also send data to the camera for EXIF ​​recording as well as support for image stabilization (three-axis) and focus indication modes. Like other Voigtlander optics, the new lens supports manual focus only. The lens comes with a metal lens hood.

Price and availability

The cost of the Voigtlander APO-Lanthar 50mm F2 Aspherical lens is $999 and can be purchased through the Amazon.com website.

Voigtlander APO-Lanthar 50mm F2 Aspherical specifications

  • Focal length: 50mm
  • Viewing Angle: 45.6º
  • Optical design: 10 elements in 8 groups, including 2 aspherical elements and 2 elements with abnormally low dispersion;
  • Aperture Range: F/2.0-F/16
  • Minimum focusing distance: 0.45m
  • Max magnification:1:6.46
  • Number of aperture blades: 12
  • Filter installation diameter: 52 mm
  • Diameter: 67.6mm
  • Length: 64.3mm
  • Weight: 347 grams

Yesterday, Nikon introduced the Z30 mirrorless camera for vloggers and content creators along with the NIKKOR Z 400mm f4.5 VR S fixed focal length super-telephoto lens, a more compact 400mm from the Z series. The Nikon Z 30 comes with a small image sensor in APS-C or half format, which Nikon calls DX-format.

The Nikon Z30 price is $706.95 on Bhphotovideo.com and Adorama.com and is expected to be commercially available from mid-July 2022. It is offered both without and with lenses and as a vlogging kit with an operating handle.

The NIKKOR Z 400mm f4.5 VR S lens has been priced at $3,246.95 and can be pre-ordered on the Bhphotovide.com and Adorama.com websites. It is also expected to be available from mid-July 2022.

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