Nikon 35mm f/1.8 G AF-S DX

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This DX lens is a newer design than the FX 35mm f/2.0 and offers overall better sharpness wide open than its older brother. However, it has some barrel distortion, CA and is prone to ghosting. It has a somewhat plastic feel to it, and lacks a distance scale.

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Mount: Nikon F.
Format: DX/APS-C.
Aperture range: f/1.8 to f/22.
Close focus distance (CFD): 30 cm / 0.98 ft (from sensor plane).
CFD magnification: 1:6.3 / 0.16X.
Focus: AF (built-in, ring-type).
Groups/elements: 6/8.
Filter diameter: 52 mm.
L x D, W: 53 x 70 mm, 200 g.
IR: Poor IR performance.
Approximate street price: USD 200 (new, w/o tax).
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Established: 1917
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Nikon is a multinational corporation headquartered in Tokyo, Japan specializing in optics and imaging. Its products include cameras, lenses, flash units, scanners, binoculars, microscopes, measurement instruments, and steppers (used in semiconductor fabrication). The company was founded in 1917 as Nippon Kōgaku Kōgyō Kabushikigaisha (Japan Optical Industries Corporation), and renamed Nikon Corporation, after its cameras, in 1988. Nikon Corporation is one of the companies of the Mitsubishi Group.

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