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Nikon AF Nikkor 85mm f1.4D vs Nikon AF-S Nikkor 85mm f1.8G

Looking to find more information regarding these two camera lenses? Check out our side by side comparison of the Nikon AF Nikkor 85mm f1.4D vs Nikon AF-S Nikkor 85mm f1.8Gto review specs, pros and cons, and which is right for you.

Nikon 85mm f1.4D Top Features

  • 85mm Focal Range
  • F1.4 Max Aperture
  • Filter Thread: 77mm
  • Max Format: 35mm FF
  • Nikon F (FX) Mount
  • Weight: 550g.
  • Diameter: 80mm
  • Length: 73mm
  • Min Focus Distance:0.85m

Nikon AF Nikkor 85mm f1.4D

Nikon 85mm f1.8G Top Features

  • 85mm Focal Range
  • F1.8 Max Aperture
  • Weather Sealed
  • Filter Thread: 67mm
  • Max Format:
  • Nikon F (FX) Mount
  • Weight: 350g.
  • Diameter: 80mm
  • Length: 73mm
  • Min Focus Distance:0.8m
  • Max Magnification:0.124x

Nikon AF-S Nikkor 85mm f1.8G

Our Winner: Nikon AF Nikkor 85mm f1.4D over Nikon AF-S Nikkor 85mm f1.8G

Max Aperture – Wide 1.4 vs 1.8
Max Aperture – Tele 1.4 vs 1.8
Diaphgragm Blades 9 vs 7
Aperture Ring Yes vs No

Pros Of Nikon AF-S Nikkor 85mm f1.8G over Nikon AF Nikkor 85mm f1.4D
Weight 350g vs 550g
Filter Thread 67mm vs 77mm
Weather Sealing Yes vs No
Minimum Focus Distance 0.8m vs 0.85m
Max Magnification 0.124x vs x

Cons Of Nikon AF Nikkor 85mm f1.4D and Nikon AF-S Nikkor 85mm f1.8G
Image Stabilization No vs No

Nikon 85mm f1.4D vs Nikon 85mm f1.8G All Features

General Nikon 85mm f1.4D Nikon 85mm f1.8G
Brand Nikon Nikon
Lens Type Prime Prime
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Lens Type Telephoto Prime Telephoto Prime
Lens Mount Nikon F (FX) Nikon F (FX)
Max Format 35mm FF 35mm FF
Focal Range 85mm 85mm
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 F1.4 F1.8
Min Aperture F16.0 F16.0
Aperture Ring Yes No
Diaphragm Blades 9 7
Optics
Optical Elements 9 9
Optical Groups 8 9
Special Elements unknown unknown
Focusing
Min Focus Distance 0.85m 0.8m
Max Magnification unknown 0.124X
Autofocus Yes Yes
AF Motor Type Screw drive from camera Ultrasonic
Full Time Manual
Focus Method Internal Internal
Distance Scale Yes Yes
DoF Scale Yes Yes
Distance Scale Yes Yes
Focus Distance Limiter Unknown Unknown
Physical Specs
Weight 550g 350g
Diameter 80mm 80mm
Length 73mm 73mm
Materials metal mount Unknown
Weather Sealing No Yes
Filter Thread 77mm 67mm
Filter Notes
Hood Supplied Yes Yes
Hood Code HN-31 HB-62
Tripod Collar No No
Optional Accessories
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