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Nikon AF Nikkor 50mm f1.8D vs Nikon AF-S Micro-Nikkor 60mm f2.8G ED

Looking to find more information regarding these two camera lenses? Check out our side by side comparison of the Nikon AF Nikkor 50mm f1.8D vs Nikon AF-S Micro-Nikkor 60mm f2.8G EDto review specs, pros and cons, and which is right for you.

Nikon 50mm f1.8D Top Features

  • 50mm Focal Range
  • F1.8 Max Aperture
  • Filter Thread: 52mm
  • Max Format: 35mm FF
  • Nikon F (FX) Mount
  • Weight: 155g.
  • Diameter: 64mm
  • Length: 39mm
  • Min Focus Distance:0.45m

Nikon AF Nikkor 50mm f1.8D

Nikon Micro-60mm f2.8G ED Top Features

  • 60mm Focal Range
  • F2.8 Max Aperture
  • Filter Thread: 62mm
  • Max Format:
  • Nikon F (FX) Mount
  • Weight: 425g.
  • Diameter: 73mm
  • Length: 89mm
  • Min Focus Distance:0.19m
  • Max Magnification:1x

Nikon AF-S Micro-Nikkor 60mm f2.8G ED

Our Winner: Nikon AF Nikkor 50mm f1.8D over Nikon AF-S Micro-Nikkor 60mm f2.8G ED

Focal Length – Wide 50mm vs 60mm
Max Aperture – Wide 1.8 vs 2.8
Max Aperture – Tele 1.8 vs 2.8
Aperture Ring Yes vs No
Weight 155g vs 425g
Diameter 64mm vs 73mm
Length 39mm vs 89mm
Filter Thread 52mm vs 62mm

Pros Of Nikon AF-S Micro-Nikkor 60mm f2.8G ED over Nikon AF Nikkor 50mm f1.8D
Focal Length – Tele 60mm vs 50mm
Diaphgragm Blades 9 vs 7
Minimum Focus Distance 0.19m vs 0.45m
Max Magnification 1x vs x

Nikon 50mm f1.8D vs Nikon Micro-60mm f2.8G ED Specs Table

General Nikon 50mm f1.8D Nikon Micro-60mm f2.8G ED
Brand Nikon Nikon
Lens Type Prime Prime
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Lens Type Standard Prime Macro Prime
Lens Mount Nikon F (FX) Nikon F (FX)
Max Format 35mm FF 35mm FF
Focal Range 50mm 60mm
Image Stabilization No No
Colour Black Black
Zoom Method No Zoom Rotary (internal)
Power Zoom No No
Zoom Lock No No
Zoom Ratio 1.0X 1.0X
Aperture
Max Aperture F1.8 F2.8
Min Aperture F22.0 F32.0
Aperture Ring Yes No
Diaphragm Blades 7 9
Optics
Optical Elements 6 12
Optical Groups 5 9
Special Elements unknown 1 ED glass lens, 2 aspherical lenses, 1 with Nano Crystal Coat
Focusing
Min Focus Distance 0.45m 0.19m
Max Magnification unknown 1X
Autofocus Yes Yes
AF Motor Type Screw drive from camera Ultrasonic
Full Time Manual Yes
Focus Method Unit Internal
Distance Scale Unknown Yes
DoF Scale Unknown Yes
Distance Scale Unknown Yes
Focus Distance Limiter Unknown Unknown
Physical Specs
Weight 155g 425g
Diameter 64mm 73mm
Length 39mm 89mm
Materials metal mount Plastic barrel, metal mount
Weather Sealing No Unknown
Filter Thread 52mm 62mm
Filter Notes
Hood Supplied No Yes
Hood Code HR-2 HB-42
Tripod Collar No No
Optional Accessories
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