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Overview: The Nikon AF-S Nikkor 50mm f/1.8G
lens is a fixed focal length lens with a natural wide angle view, and a fast f/1.8 aperture. It has
been optimized for edge-to-edge sharpness on both FX and DX-format D-SLRs. When
mounted on a DX-format camera, the angle of view is reduced and equivalent to
length of approximately 75mm in FX/35mm format (see Specifications below). The
lens is suitable for everyday shooting of landscapes, night scenes, interiors, weddings,
photojournalism, and astro-photography.
Super Integrated Coating: Nikon's Super Integrated Coating
enhances light transmission efficiency and offers superior color consistency and
reduced lens flare.
Aspherical Lens Element: The lens has one aspherical lens element,
which virtually eliminates coma and other aberrations, even at wide apertures.
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-59 bayonet-type lens
hood. The hood adds approximately 1-3/16" 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: 58mm
- Focal Length: 50mm
- Closest Focus Distance: 1.48' (0.45m)
- Focusing Method: AutoFocus
using a Silent Wave Motor, manually by a separate focus ring
- Aperture Range: f/1.8 to f/16
- Lens Construction: 7 elements
in 6 groups with 1 aspherical lens element
- Angle of View:
- FX/35mm Format: 47°
- DX Format: 31° 30'
- IX240 System: 38°
- Dimensions: Diameter=2.833", Length=2.389" (3"
- Weight: approximately 6.6
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.