Nikon AF-S Nikkor 50mm f/1.8G (Special Edition) Review

4.5
January 29, 2014 | Mark Goldstein |

Main Rivals

Listed below are some of the rivals of the Nikon AF-S Nikkor 50mm f/1.8G (Special Edition).

Nikon AF-S Nikkor 50mm f/1.8G

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The AF-S 50mm f/1.8G from Nikon is a standard prime lens in the full-frame FX format, or a fast portrait optic when mounted on a DX body. The 50mm f/1.8 features seven optical elements in six groups with one aspherical lens element, a Silent Wave Motor which provides smooth and fast autofocus with full-time manual focus override, and a weather-sealed lens mount. Retailing for £185 / $220, read our expert Nikon AF-S Nikkor 50mm f/1.8G review to find out if it's an essential purchase for the Nikon DSLR owner.

Nikon AF-S Nikkor 58mm f/1.4G

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The AF-S Nikkor 58mm f/1.4G from Nikon is a standard prime lens in the full-frame FX format, or a short telephoto when mounted on a DX body. The 58mm f/1.4 features 9 optical elements in 6 groups with two aspherical lens elements and a Silent Wave Motor which provides smooth and fast autofocus with full-time manual focus override. Retailing for £1,599.99 / $1,699.95, read our Nikon AF-S Nikkor 35mm f/1.4G review to find out if it's worth the substantial investment.

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