Nikkor 35mm f/1.8G FX and 18–55mm f/3.5–5.6G DX VR II Lens Details

Nikon is rumored to announce new lenses and the entry-level D3300 DSLR at the CES 2014 show. The two lenses expected to be announced are the Nikon AF-S Nikkor 35mm f/1.8G FX full frame lens and the new VR II version of 18–55mm f/3.5–5.6G DX lens.

The new AF-S DX Nikkor 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR II lens will be significantly smaller and lighter (less then 200g) when compared to the current Nikon 18-55mm kit. This lens probably be the new kit for the D3300 camera.

Here are some more details for the Nikkor 35mm f/1.8G FX and 18–55mm f/3.5–5.6G DX VR II lenses.

Nikkor 35mm f/1.8G FX and 18–55mm f/3.5–5.6G DX VR II Lens Details

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Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 35mm f/1.8G

  • 11 elements in 8 groups, 1 aspherical and 1 ED elements (current 35mm f/1.4G lens has 10 elements in 7 groups with 1 aspherical element)
  • No golden ring
  • Minimum focusing distance: 25 cm
  • Filter size: 58mm
  • Weight: around 300g / 11 oz
  • 7 blades aperture (rounded)

Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 18–55mm f/3.5–5.6G DX VRII

  • 11 elements in 8 groups and 1 aspherical element
  • Really compact (collapsable) and light lens body
  • Filter size: 52mm
  • Weight: under 200g / 7 oz
  • 7 blades aperture (rounded)

Nikon currently has two 35mm lenses for FX and DX DSLR cameras. One of them is the Nikon 35mm f/1.4G FX lens which is currently priced for $1,619.00 at Amazon. The other one is the Nikon35mm f/1.8G DX lens which is currently priced for $196.95 at Amazon.

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