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Compare Nikon Z MC 50mm F2.8 vs Nikon Z 40mm F2 vs Nikon Z 50mm F1.8

Reviews

Neo score
78%
93%
78%
Pros
  • High maximum magnification
  • Weather-sealed
  • Comes with physical aperture ring
  • Short barrel
  • Light in the hand
  • Weather-sealed
  • Natural perspective
  • Weather-sealed
  • Solid build
  • Excellent image quality
Cons
  • Largely made of plastic
  • Quite expensive for an f/1.8 standard lens

Price

MSRP
650 USD
300 USD
600 USD
Offers (incl. referral links)

Construction

Aperture Blades
9 blades
9 blades
9 blades
Colors
Black
Black
Black
Form Factor
Normal Prime Lens
Normal Prime Lens
Normal Prime Lens
Image Size
Full-Frame
Full-Frame
Full-Frame
Lens Barrel
Physical aperture ring
Lens Mount
Nikon Z-mount
Nikon Z-mount
Nikon Z-mount
Material
Magnesium alloy
Motor
Stepper motor
Stepper motor
Stepper motor
Optical Formula | Elements
10 elements
6 elements
12 elements
Optical Formula | Groups
7 groups
4 groups
9 groups
Optical Formula | Special Glass
2 aspherical elements, Super Integrated Coating groups
2 aspherical + 2 ED elements, Nano Crystal Coat groups

Dimensions

Filter Diameter
46 mm / 1.81 in
52 mm / 2.05 in
62 mm / 2.44 in
Size | Diameter
75 mm / 2.95 in
70 mm / 2.76 in
76 mm / 2.99 in
Size | Length
66 mm / 2.60 in
46 mm / 1.81 in
87 mm / 3.43 in
Weight
260 g / 9.19 oz
170 g / 6.01 oz
415 g / 14.66 oz

Function

Angle Of View
46.8° Diagonal | 39.6° Horizontal | 27.0° Vertical
56.8° Diagonal | 48.5° Horizontal | 33.4° Vertical
46.8° Diagonal | 39.6° Horizontal | 27.0° Vertical
Aperture
f/2.8 ~ f/22
f/2 ~ f/16
f/1.8 ~ f/16
Autofocus
Yes
Yes
Yes
Focal Length
50 mm
40 mm
50 mm
Focus Type
Extending front
Internal
Internal
Image Stabilization
No
No
No
Weather Resistance
Yes
Yes
Yes

Performance

Max Magnification
1x
0.17x
0.15x
Min Focus Distance
160 mm / 6.30 in
290 mm / 11.42 in
400 mm / 15.75 in

Production

Accessory
Lens hood included
Debut
2021-06-02
2021-09-14
2018-08-23
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