Nikon Imaging Japan will release on March 3, 2023, the “NIKKOR Z 26mm f/2.8” super-thin wide-angle single focus lens, compatible with full-size / FX format mirrorless cameras that uses the “Nikon Z mount.” Reservations will be accepted from 10:00 on February 9th. Suggested retail price is $499.95 US Dollars.
The NIKKOR Z 26mm f/2.8 achieves the thinnest AF lens of a full-size mirrorless camera at approximately 23.5mm. Furthermore, at 125g, it is the lightest NIKKOR Z lens, making it easy to store in a bag and ideal for carrying around. While having excellent mobility, it also achieves high optical performance by adopting 3 aspherical lenses. It aims to support advanced amateur users who always carry a camera with them, aiming for various shooting opportunities such as street photos and table photos that make use of the wide angle of 26mm and the maximum aperture of F2.8.
In addition, based off the materials used in contruction, the design is top-notch and high class. The included lens hood is designed specifically for ease of use without compromising the thinness of the lens body, and can be fitted with a 52mm filter (sold separately). In addition, it comes with a specially designed cover-type cap that can be attached even when using the hood.
At just 23.5mm, it’s the thinnest AF lens for a full-frame mirrorless camera that’s easy to store in a bag.
Equivalent to a focal length of 39mm (35mm format equivalent) when attached to a DX format camera body. A wide angle close to the standard angle of view, supporting a wide range of scenes
An optical system that uses three aspherical lenses achieves both miniaturization and effective correction.
With a minimum focusing distance of 0.2m, you can get close to the subject and take dynamic shots.
With a bright F value of 2.8, the shutter speed can be increased and blurring can be suppressed even when shooting handheld.
“STM (stepping motor)” is adopted to achieve high-precision AF drive
Functions such as aperture value and exposure compensation can be assigned to the “control ring”
Comes with a specially designed lens hood that maintains the thinness of the camera body and is easy to operate. A 52mm filter (sold separately) can be attached to the lens hood
Comes with a cover-type cap that can be attached even when using the hood
Designed to be dustproof and splashproof so that you can carry it around with peace of mind.