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Nikon AF Nikkor 50mm f1.8D vs Voigtlander 40mm F2 Ultron SL II

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 Voigtlander 40mm F2 Ultron SL IIto 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

Voigtlander 40mm F2 SL II Top Features

  • 40mm Focal Range
  • F2.0 Max Aperture
  • Filter Thread: 52mm
  • Max Format:
  • Nikon F (FX) Mount
  • Weight: 200g.
  • Diameter: 63mm
  • Length: 25mm
  • Min Focus Distance:0.38m
  • Max Magnification:0.14x

Voigtlander 40mm F2 Ultron SL II

Our Winner: Nikon AF Nikkor 50mm f1.8D over Voigtlander 40mm F2 Ultron SL II

Focal Length – Tele 50mm vs 40mm
Max Aperture – Wide 1.8 vs 2
Max Aperture – Tele 1.8 vs 2
Autofocus Yes vs No
Weight 155g vs 200g

Pros Of Voigtlander 40mm F2 Ultron SL II over Nikon AF Nikkor 50mm f1.8D
Focal Length – Wide 40mm vs 50mm
Diaphgragm Blades 9 vs 7
Diameter 63mm vs 64mm
Length 25mm vs 39mm
Minimum Focus Distance 0.38m vs 0.45m
Max Magnification 0.14x vs x

Cons Of Nikon AF Nikkor 50mm f1.8D and Voigtlander 40mm F2 Ultron SL II
Image Stabilization No vs No
Weather Sealing No vs No

Nikon 50mm f1.8D vs Voigtlander 40mm F2 SL II All Features

General Nikon 50mm f1.8D Voigtlander 40mm F2 SL II
Brand Nikon Voigtlander
Lens Type Prime Prime
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Lens Type Standard Prime Standard Prime
Lens Mount Nikon F (FX) Nikon F (FX)
Max Format 35mm FF 35mm FF
Focal Range 50mm 40mm
Image Stabilization No No
Colour Black black
Zoom Method No Zoom No Zoom
Power Zoom No No
Zoom Lock No No
Zoom Ratio 1.0X 1.0X
Aperture
Max Aperture F1.8 F2.0
Min Aperture F22.0 F22.0
Aperture Ring Yes Yes
Diaphragm Blades 7 9
Optics
Optical Elements 6 6
Optical Groups 5 5
Special Elements unknown 1 aspherical element 1 high refraction glass element
Focusing
Min Focus Distance 0.45m 0.38m
Max Magnification unknown 0.14X
Autofocus Yes No
AF Motor Type Screw drive from camera None
Full Time Manual N/A
Focus Method Unit Unknown
Distance Scale Unknown Yes
DoF Scale Unknown Yes
Distance Scale Unknown Yes
Focus Distance Limiter Unknown Unknown
Physical Specs
Weight 155g 200g
Diameter 64mm 63mm
Length 39mm 25mm
Materials metal mount metal barrel, metal mount
Weather Sealing No No
Filter Thread 52mm 52mm
Filter Notes
Hood Supplied No Yes
Hood Code HR-2 Unknown
Tripod Collar No No
Optional Accessories
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