Nikon AF-S 85mm f/1.8G prime lens has been tested by DxOMark and gets the highest score of 35. DxOMark tested Nikon AF-S 85mm f/1.8G alongside with Nikon 85mm f/1.4G and Sigma 85mm f/1.4 with a Nikon body like Nikon D3x. After DxOMark published their test results for the Nikon AF-S 85mm f/1.8G lens which is currently on sale $496.95, received the highest score in the current DxOMark databases. We have to mention that 85mm f/1.4 Nikon lens is current on sale with $1,649 price on the stores.
“With an Overall DxOMark Lens Metric Score of 35 the Nikon AF-S 85mm f/1.8G is the best 85mm lens in the DxOMark database and well exceeds the average DxOMark Overall Score of 28 for this type of lens.”
Here are the three comparison of the DxOMark test.