Good news for Nikon Z mirrorless users with APS-C sensors. The reason is, Nikon has officially announced the Nikkor Z DX 24mm F1.7 lens . The first prime lens in the Nikkor Z DX line.

Specifications for the Nikkor Z DX 24mm F1.7

Nikkor Z DX 24mm F1.7 comes with compact dimensions and is very light. It only weighs about 135 grams. When paired with Nikon’s lightest mirrorless, the Z30 , the total weight of the two is only around 540 grams. Making it the perfect duet for content creators and vloggers.

With a 24mm focal distance this lens will be equivalent to a 36mm lens on a camera with a full frame sensor. The minimum focus distance is about 18 cm. Including width and can take pictures at close range. Ideal for various needs. Starting from product photos, landscapes, to portraits. The most interesting is the very large aperture. Can be relied upon in low light conditions and produce bokeh in the background of the subject easily.

Behind its compact and lightweight body, its design consists of 9 lens elements in 8 groups. The autofocus system carries stepper motor technology which is fast and quiet. According to Nikon, this lens offers minimal focus breathing . So, it can also be relied upon to record video.

Price Nikkor Z DX 24mm F1.7

This lens will be available on the market in mid-June 2023. The selling price is US $279.95.

First impression

As the first prime lens in the Nikkor Z DX line, its presence is highly anticipated. Very compact and lightweight dimensions are one of its superior features. So, it will be very easy to carry around. With a 24mm focal distance and a large F1.7 aperture, this lens is also quite versatile for various standard photo and video needs such as vlogging, product photos, landscapes, to portraits.


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