Melville, NY—With the release of the Nikon Z fc, a DX-format camera that combines the latest mirrorless technology with classic design, Nikon is expanding its Nikkor Z lens lineup with an assortment of compact Nikkor Z lenses to complement the Z fc.
The company is releasing a variety of small, high–performance FX– and DX-format lenses to pair with the new Z fc as well as other Z series cameras.
New to Nikon’s Nikkor Z Lens Lineup
Nikkor Z DX 16–50mm f/3.5–6.3 VR
This is a stylized version of Nikon’s smallest lens, with a satin silver finish to complement the Z fc. It’s an ultrathin DX-format lens with a wide-to-standard zoom range from 16–50mm (24–75mm equivalent). It’s a great option for a walk-around lens to shoot a variety of scenes from landscapes, snaps and portraits to tabletop photos.
The silver Nikkor Z DX 16–50mm f/3.5–6.3 VR lens has an SRP of $299.95. In addition, Nikon will make available six additional color options in limited supply as a kit with the silver Nikkor Z DX 16–50mm f/3.5–6.3 VR for $1,199.95 SRP.
Nikkor Z 28mm f/2.8 (SE)
Nikon’s first ultracompact, lightweight Z prime lens is fast and affordable. Nikon will first release it as a special edition lens for the Z fc. The lightest FX lens yet, its design was inspired by classic Nikkor glass to match the Z fc’s unique finish. The lens offers a standard angle of view (42mm-equivalent on a DX body) for shooting portraits and still photography with blurred backgrounds. It also offers low-light performance. A standard edition of this lens is also planned.
Nikon offers the Nikkor Z 28mm f/2.8 (SE) special edition lens in a kit with the Z fc for $1,199.95. It will also sell separately in fall 2021 for $299.95.
Nikkor Z DX 18–140mm f/3.–6.3 VR
Nikon also announced the development of the Nikkor Z DX 18–140mm f/3.5–6.3 VR. It is a high-power 7.8x zoom lens for APS-C–format (DX-format) mirrorless cameras. The lens is scheduled for release during 2021. The versatile lens is an option for those looking to capture wide-angle to telephoto focal lengths as well as at short distances.