Nikon has unveiled the fastest AF-S Nikkor 105mm F1.4E ED prime optic with autofocus.
The Nikon AF-S Nikkor 105mm f/1.4E ED is a new full-frame telephoto prime lens with a class-leading maximum aperture and electronic diaphragm control technology.
The optical formula comprises 14 elements in 9 groups. The lens construction includes three ED glass elements, and an iris diaphragm with 9 rounded blades. It features Nikon’s Nano Crystal Coat technology to significantly reduce instances of ghosting and flare. The optic is heavy weighing in at 985g/2.1lbs.
The Nikon AF-S 105mm F1.4E ED will start from late August for a suggested retail price of $2,199.95.
Nikon AF-S 105mm F1.4E ED Lens Becomes Official
Nikon AF-S 105mm F1.4E ED is an incredibly bright portrait lens designed for FX-format F-mount DSLRs. The f/1.4 maximum aperture benefits working in low-light conditions and also affords extensive control over focus for shallow depth of field imagery.
The fast prime optic is also characterized by a Silent Wave Motor that produces fast, smooth, and quiet autofocus capabilities. Full-time manual focus override allows instant switching between AF and MF focusing systems.
|Lens type||Prime lens|
|Max Format size||35mm FF|
|Lens mount||Nikon F (FX)|
|Number of diaphragm blades||9|
|Aperture notes||Rounded blades|
|Special elements / coatings||Three ED elements + Nano Crystal and fluorine coatings|
|Minimum focus||1.00 m (39.37″)|
|Motor type||Ring-type ultrasonic|
|Full time manual||Yes|
|Focus distance limiter||No|
|Weight||985 g (2.17 lb)|
|Diameter||95 mm (3.72″)|
|Length||106 mm (4.17″)|
|Filter thread||82.0 mm|