Nikon Z 50mm f/1.2 S Review (vs Nikon AIS 50mm f/1.2)

ProductNikon Z 50mm f/1.2 S
Lens MountFull Frame Z Mount
Focal Length50 mm
Maximum Aperturef/1.2
Minimum Aperturef/16
Weather SealYes
Aperture Blade9
FocusAutofocus (Stepping AF Motors)
Optical Design17 elements in 15 groups (including 2 ED elements, 3 aspherical elements, and elements with Nano Crystal and ARNEO coats)
Maximum Magnification0.15x
Minimum Shooting Distance45cm ( 1.48 ft)
Filter Thread82mm
Dimensions89.5 mm / 3.6 in. maximum diameter x 150 mm /6 in.
WeightApprox 1090 g (2 lb 6.5 oz)

In this video review, we are going to have a look at the Nikkor Z 50 f/1.2 S lens. It is Nikon’s first f/1.2 lens for the Z mirrorless system and almost 40 years since they released their previous 50mm f/1.2 lens, Nikon AIS 50mm f/1.2. So we are going to do a bit of comparison between these two lenses and see what is the biggest improvements and difference of the new Z lens.

Bokeh – Nikon Z 50mm f/1.2S vs Nikon AIS 50mm f/1.2

Nikon Z 50mm f/1.2S @ f/1.2
Nikon AIS 50mm f/1.2 @ f/1.2

Sample Photos

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