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AF-S NIKKOR 50mm f/1.8G

Fast, normal lens with superior optical performance

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  • SWM
  • AS
  • M/A

Key Features

  • A fast, single-focal-length lens with normal 50mm focal length
  • Large maximum aperture of f/1.8
  • Newly developed optical system employing an aspherical lens element
  • Silent Wave Motor (SWM) realizes quiet AF operation
  • Two focus modes are available — M/A (quick switching from AF to MF) and M (manual focus)

Specifications

Focal length
50mm
Maximum aperture
f/1.8
Minimum aperture
f/16
Lens construction
7 elements in 6 groups (with one aspherical lens element)
Angle of view
47° (31°30' with Nikon DX format)
Minimum focus distance
0.45 m/1.48 ft
Maximum reproduction ratio
0.15x
No. of diaphragm blades
7 (rounded)
Filter-attachment size
58mm
Diameter x length
(extension from lens mount)
Approximately 72 x 52.5 mm/2.8 x 2.1 in.
Weight
Approximately 185 g/6.6 oz
Supplied accessories
58mm snap-on Front Lens Cap LC-58, Rear Lens Cap LF-4, Bayonet Hood HB-47, Flexible Lens Pouch CL-1013

MTF Chart


Spatial Frequencies
S: Sagittal
M: Meridional
10 lines/mm
30 lines/mm

Lens Construction

: Aspherical lens elements
: ED glass elements
: Super ED glass elements