Nikkor Z 40mm f/2

Compact and light near-normal lens

  • Coverage: full frame (FX)
  • Build: plastic lens mount
  • Firmware: 1.00
  • Optic design:
    • 6 elements in 4 groups
    • 2 aspherical elements
  • Stabilization: none (can use sensor-VR)
  • Aperture:
    • f/2 to f/16
    • 9-blade rounded diaphragm
  • Focus: 
    • autofocus, internal focus, dual AF motors
    • 12" (0.29m) minimum focus
    • 1:5.8 maximum magnification ratio
  • Filter: 52mm filter size
  • Lens Hood: none supplied
  • Size and Weight:
    • 1.8” (46mm) long
    • 2.8” (70mm) diameter
    • 6 ounces (170g)
  • Model number: 20102
  • Price: US$299
  • Announced: September 14, 2021
  • Thom's Short Comment: A bit old-school (corners not as snappy as center), but a solid fastish, normalish, prime lens for FX cameras. Makes for an adequate slightly wide portrait lens for DX cameras, too.

Thom's Review of the lens

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