Nikon launches NIKKOR Z 24mm f/1.8 S wide-angle lens for Rs 86,950 in India

By Xite - September 4, 2019
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Nikon has launched NIKKOR Z 24mm f/1.8 S wide-angle lens in India. Priced at Rs 86,950, it is an S-Line high-performance 24mm wide-angle prime lens with nine diaphragm blades for indoor photography, l....

Nikon has launched its S-Line lens, the NIKKOR Z 24mm f/1.8 S for the Nikon Z series camera in India. The lens can be purchased for Rs 86,950, and is claimed to be ideal for indoor photography, landscapes as well as nightscape photography. The 24mm wide-angle prime lens comes with nine diaphragm blades for both wide-field photography and videography.

‘Our new range of S-Line lens, the NIKKOR Z 24mm f/1.8 S is the pinnacle in offering superior optical performance. This lens’ optical performance is optimised by the Z mount’s inner mount diameter at 55mm and short flange focal distance at 16mm. It takes advantage of the Z mount system to deliver minimal distortion, beautiful bokeh, and superior point-image reproduction,’ Sajjan Kumar, Managing Director, Nikon India, said in a statement.

The lens employs extra-low dispersion (ED) glass elements for minimum axial chromatic aberration. The lens has a Nano Crystal Coat that suppresses ghost and flare in backlit portrait shooting. The lens also has a control ring to which various functions can be assigned. With its f/1.8 maximum aperture, higher shutter speed and lower ISO sensitivity, the lens can be used to capture stars as point images in astrophotography. 

‘This wide-angle prime lens offers movie recording performance with an extensive range of filming capabilities, realised by enhanced usability. Elimination of noise is credited to the click-less control ring along with AF mechanism with stepping motor (STM) and diaphragm mechanism supports shooting movies and stills,’ the company said.

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