AF-S NIKKOR 50mm f/1.8G

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Overview

Remarkably lightweight and compact 50mm standard lens. Boasts a fast maximum aperture of f/1.8 that is ideal for low-light situations or when shallow depth of field is required, and contributes to a bright viewfinder image. The re-designed optical construction features an aspherical lens element for superior image quality and Nikon’s exclusive Silent Wave Motor (SWM) delivers whisper-quiet operation. Great value for money, this is a superb additional lens for photographers on a budget.

Key features

50mm FX-format standard lens (75mm when used with a Nikon DX-format SLR).

Fast maximum aperture of f/1.8.

Ideal for low-light situations or portraits with smooth bokeh.

Aspherical lens element for superior image quality.

SWM (Silent Wave Motor) for fast, quiet autofocus.

Two focus modes: M/A (manual-priority autofocus) and M (manual focus).

Remarkably lightweight and compact body.

Weather-sealed metal lens mount.

Outstanding value for money.

 

Technical Specifications

Focal length50mm
Max aperturef/1.8
Min aperturef/16
Picture Angle47°00’ (31°30′ in Nikon DX format)
Lens construction7 elements in 6 groups (with one aspherical lens element)
Minimum focus distance0.45 m
Maximum reproduction ratio0.15x
No. of diaphragm7 (rounded)
Focusing systemAuto focus with built in SWM and manual focus
Focus modesM/A and M
Filter-attachment size58mm
Diameter x lengthApprox. 72 x 52.5 mm
WeightApprox. 185 g/6.6 oz