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Nikon 1 Nikkor 18.5 mm f/ 1.8 Lens

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Nikon 1 Nikkor 18.5 mm f/ 1.8 lens

Nikon 1 Nikkor 18.5 mm f/ 1.8 lens

Nikon 1 Nikkor 18.5 mm f/ 1.8 lens


Nikon 1 Nikkor 18.5 mm f/ 1.8 MTF Chart

Optical design

Nikon 1 Nikkor 18.5 mm f/ 1.8 optical design

Format: APS-C (crop)

Type: Prime lens

Focusing: Auto Focus (AF)

Lens mounts: Nikon CX

First year of production: 2012

Optical design: 8 elements in 6 groups (1 aspherical element)

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Average price: $200


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Additional information:
  • Equivalent focal length: 50 mm
  • Field of view angle: 46° 40'
  • Max. magnification: 1:2.7 (0.12)
  • Micro-motor autofocus drive
  • Supplementary  HB-N104 hood not included
  • Diameter: 56 mm
  • Price: 187 ~ 190 $

The Nikon 1 Nikkor 18.5mm F1.8  is a normal fast prime lens for Nikon 1 interchangeable  lens mirrorless cameras. For the present this is the fastest Nikon 1 lens. The lens may be suitable for macro photography - short minimum focusing distance and moderate magnification ratio.

A smooth aperture mechanism makes it possible to easily come from sharp to blurred images even during video filming. The lens is available in black, silver, and white colors.

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Posted by: dv   Date of publication: 16.09.2012

Mechanical quality4.254
Optical quality4.754
Pricing / Value4.254
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