NIKKOR Z 28mm f/2.8 (SE)


  • NIKKOR Z 28mm f/2.8 (SE)
  • NIKKOR Z 28mm f/2.8 (SE): angle1


  • A special edition lens featuring an iconic exterior design that is perfect for anyone who is looking for a carry-anywhere, bright prime lens and wants to enjoy high image quality casually.
  • An advantageous power of expression has been concentrated in the outstandingly light and compact body of this NIKKOR Z prime lens, maximizing the advantages of the Z mount system.
  • Only approx. 43 mm/1.7 in. in length and approx. 160 g/5.7 oz. in weight, you can take this wide-angle lens anywhere, reliably supporting the capture of everyday snapshots.
  • Responding immediately to any unexpected shutter opportunities is easy without extending the lens for shooting.
  • The short minimum focus distance of 0.19 m/0.63 ft enables you to approach a subject more boldly.
  • With the maximum aperture of f/2.8, sharp images with minimal blur can be obtained even in low-light situations without increasing ISO sensitivity, ensuring reliable hand-held shooting.
  • The fast aperture also enables capture of images utilizing a shallow depth of field with soft bokeh in the background, especially when shooting subjects at short distances.
  • The multi-focusing system ensures quiet, fast and accurate AF operation, while also greatly contributing to improved optical performance across the entire shooting range.
  • Impressive movie performance is realized via the adoption of a variety of features including focus-breathing reduction and stabilized exposure that enable natural and comfortable recording.
  • A control ring supports superb operability for both stills and movies with the assignment of a function selected from various options and smooth operational feel.
  • The body is designed carefully considering dust- and drip-resistant performance, for enhanced reliability.
    • *Thorough dust- and drip-resistance is not guaranteed in all situations or under all conditions.


Focal length

28 mm

Maximum aperture


Minimum aperture


Lens construction

9 elements in 8 groups (including 2 aspherical lens elements)

Angle of view

FX format: 75°
DX format: 53°

Minimum focus distance

0.19 m/0.63 ft from focal plane

Maximum reproduction ratio


Diaphragm blades

7 (rounded diaphragm opening)

Filter-attachment size

52 mm


Approximately 71.5 mm/2.9 in. maximum diameter x 43 mm/1.7 in. (distance from camera lens mount flange)


Approximately 160 g/5.7 oz

Supplied accessories

LC-52B Lens Cap (front cap), LF-N1 Lens Cap (rear cap)

  • Specifications are subject to change without notice.

MTF Chart

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

Lens Construction

  • Aspherical lens elements