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Overview: The Nikon AF-S Nikkor 28mm f/1.8G
lens is a fixed focal length lens with a natural wide angle view, and a fast f/1.8
aperture. It is ideal for general close-ups, delicate flowers, detailed
collectibles, copy photography, portraits, and landscapes.
Rear Focusing System: This lens utilizes the Rear Focusing
System, a system in which only the rear lens group moves during focusing, thus
eliminating changes in the physical length of the lens. This allows for faster
Super Integrated Coating: Nikon's Super Integrated Coating
enhances light transmission efficiency and offers superior color consistency and
reduced lens flare.
Nano Crystal Coating: The lens has a Nano Crystal Coating, a
coating that eliminates lens element reflections and reduces ghosting and flare
for even greater image clarity.
Silent Wave Motor (SWM): The exclusive Nikon Silent Wave
Motor (SWM) enables fast, accurate, and quiet auto focus.
Focus Mode Switch: The Focus Mode switch on the barrel of
the lens lets you easily switch between manual focus and auto focus. If you want
to enable auto focusing, the camera must be set to Auto Focus, and the switch on
the lens needs to be set to "M/A". With most Nikon D-SLRs, the lens gives you a
manual override option, allowing you to rotate the separate focus ring while
pressing the shutter release halfway.
Diaphragm: The lens is equipped with a rounded 7-blade
Lens Hood: The lens comes with the HB-64 bayonet-type lens
hood. The hood adds approximately 1-1/2" to the overall length of the lens. You
can invert the hood and snap it onto the lens for storage, if desired.
- Type of Lens: Type G AF-S Nikkor lens with a built-in CPU
- Type of Mount: Nikon F-bayonet
- Filter Diameter: 67mm
- Focal Length: 28mm
- Closest Focus Distance: 9.84" (0.82')
- Focusing Method: Rear Focusing System
using a Silent Wave Motor, manually by a separate focus ring
- Aperture Range: f/1.8 to f/16
- Lens Construction: 11 elements
in 9 groups (including 2 aspherical lens elements, and lens elements with
- Angle of View:
- Film/FX-format: 75°
- DX-format: 53°
- IX240: 63°
- Dimensions: Diameter=2.825", Length=3.482" (4.097"
- Weight: approximately 11.6
Warranty Terms: Nikon offers a 1-year parts and labor warranty
on this lens. An additional 4-year Extended Service Coverage is available at no
charge if you register the product with Nikon within 10 days of purchase.