AF-S NIKKOR 85mm f/1.4G

  • AF-S NIKKOR 85mm f/1.4G

Key Features

  • Fast 85mm lens with a maximum aperture of f/1.4
  • Newly developed optical system realizes high picture quality and high performance
  • Nano Crystal Coat virtually eliminates internal lens element reflections to effectively reduce ghost and flare
  • Refined MF driving mechanism reduces focus time lag and improves operational ease in M/A mode
  • With the internal focusing (IF) system, the lens barrel length does not change during focusing


Focal length


Maximum aperture


Minimum aperture


Lens construction

10 elements in 9 groups (with Nano Crystal Coat)

Angle of view

28°30′ (18°50′ with Nikon DX format)

Minimum focus distance

0.85 m/2.79 ft.

Maximum reproduction ratio


No. of diaphragm blades

9 (rounded)

Filter-attachment size


Diameter x length
(extension from lens mount)

Approximately 86.5 x 84 mm/3.4 x 3.3 in.


Approximately 595 g/21.0 oz.

Supplied accessories

77mm Snap-on Front Lens Cap LC-77, Rear Lens Cap LF-1, Bayonet Hood HB-55, Flexible Lens Pouch CL-1118

MTF Chart

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

Lens Construction

  • Aspherical lens elements
  • ED glass elements
  • Super ED glass elements