Nikon is debuting 9 new lenses to its Z-mount roadmap together with the release of the compact and light-weight Z50 mirrorless digicam.
The Japanese digital camera maker proceeds to broaden its collection of Z-mount suitable lenses, with the best intention of obtaining 13 lenses in overall by 2021. The current lens roadmap shares some similarities with the a single proven in a leak back again in September, but all round the two sets change greatly.
New Z-mount Lenses
Apart from the Nikon 14-24mm f/2.8, 70-200mm f/2.8, 50mm f/1.2 and 20mm f/1 lenses that are by now part of the roadmap, the corporation has included eight new Fx and just one new DX lenses to the docket. These are:
- A 28mm ‘Compact’ (not S-Line)
- A 40mm ‘Compact’ (not S-Line)
- A 60mm Macro (not S-Line)
- A 105mm Macro (S-Line)
- A 24-105mm (S-Line)
- A 100-400mm (S-Line)
- A 24-200mm (not S-Line)
- A 200-600mm (not S-Line)
- A DX-structure 18-140mm (not S-Line)
Even though Nikon has not revealed much about the aperture specs for each new Z-mount lens, some observers believe that the 60mm and 105mm Macro lenses will most likely be at f/2.8, whilst the 24-105mm will probably be an f/4.
There’s also a likelihood that the 100-400mm will be at f/4.5-5.6, which will aid make the lens rather much more inexpensive to hobbyists. Even so, it could also be made available at a greater f/4 aperture. Purchasers will just have to wait and see how much the Z-mount lenses will charge after they develop into greatly obtainable.
Nikon Z50 Mirrorless Camera
Previously this week, Nikon also launched a new entry-stage, compact mirrorless digital camera known as the Z50. The shooter attributes the identical Z-mount method as the beforehand debuted Z6 and Z7.
Although the Z6 and Z7 are devoted entire-body mirrorless cameras, the Z50 is geared towards more everyday customers who just want to consider wonderful Instagram-deserving pictures and films. The new shooter ditches the complete-body sensor on its larger sized cousins and opts for a 20.9-megapixel DX sensor, which is also regarded as an APS-C.
The swap in sensors allows the Z50 to however have an impressive photograph and movie capture capabilities devoid of relying on a larger sized and heavier body. The new digicam comes in at just 14 ounces, when the Nikon Z6 weighs at about 23.8 ounces.
The Nikon Z50 characteristics a reliable design and style complemented with a magnesium-alloy body, as nicely as a sizable grip. It features some amount of rain and weather resistance as its complete-body counterparts, but not as much. The digicam maker mentioned the Z50 has h2o resistance substantially closer to that of the Nikon D5600.