Nikon NIKKOR Z 20mm f/1.8 S & 24-200mm f/4-6.3 VR lenses announced

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Nikon has announced two new Z mount lenses with the NIKKOR Z 20mm f/1.8 S and NIKKOR Z 24-200 f/4-6.3 VR lenses.

We knew these lenses were coming as they had been published in Nikon’s Z lens roadmap.

Nikon Z Updated Roadmap

NIKKOR Z 20mm f/1.8 S

The new 20mm is part of the S line of lenses, with a fast f/1.8 aperture, it is now the widest prime lens.

It features an advanced focusing system for fast, silent and accurate autofocus and a programmable control ring.

This looks like a nice lens for gimbal work as it weighs just 1.11 lb / 505 g. The lens has a 77mm front filter diameter and it has a minimum focus distance of 7.87″ / 20 cm.

The NIKKOR Z 20mm f/1.8 S retails for $1,046.95 USD and it will be available at the end of March.

NIKKOR Z 24-200 f/4-6.3 VR

The NIKKOR Z 24-200mm f/4-6.3 VR from Nikon is an all-in-one 8.3x zoom covering wide-angle to telephoto focal lengths.

It also features Vibration Reduction image stabilization, which minimizes the appearance of camera shake by up to 5 stops. A stepping motor is said to provide quick, quiet, and precise autofocus performance along with full-time manual focus override to suit both stills and video applications. Also, a programmable control ring can be set for intuitive adjustment over a variety of camera and exposure settings.

This looks like a good multi-purpose lens to use for those situations where coverage and speed are the priority.

The Nikon NIKKOR Z 24-200mm f/4-6.3 VR Lens will be available from the 16th of April for $896.95 USD.

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