Nikkor 58mm f/1.4 Lens Announcement Expected on October 17

Nikon will hold a press conference tomorrow on Wednesday at midnight EST. Nikon is rumored to announce the new Nikkor 58mm f/1.4 lens. According to NR, French forum Pixelistes user posted a few days ago that he held the new full frame Nikon 58mm f/1.4 lens with some specs of the full frame lens.

Nikon has come for a new patent application for 58mm f/1.4 lens several times in the past. Especially after the Zeiss Otus 55mm f/1.4 lens announced, Nikon is expected to release a new high-end 50mm lens for full frame cameras. If rumors are true we may able to see the new Nikon 58mm f/1.4 on October 17.

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The old Nikon 58mm f/1.4 between years 1959 – 1962

Here are some specs of the rumored Nikkor 58mm f/1.4 full frame lens.

Nikkor 58mm f/1.4 Specs

  • 9 elements in 6 groups with a 9-blade diaphragm
  • Weight 385 gram.
  • The price of the Nikon 58mm f/1.4 expected to be €1,789 (around $2,400)
  • Estimated to be in stock and shipping on October 31.