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Nikon AF-S Micro-Nikkor 105mm f2.8G IF-ED VR 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-S Micro-Nikkor 105mm f2.8G IF-ED VR vs Nikon AF-S Nikkor 85mm f1.8Gto review specs, pros and cons, and which is right for you.

Nikon Micro-105mm f2.8G IF-ED VR Top Features

  • 105mm Focal Range
  • F2.8 Max Aperture
  • Image Stabilization
  • Filter Thread: 62mm
  • Max Format: 35mm FF
  • Nikon F (FX) Mount
  • Weight: 720g.
  • Diameter: 83mm
  • Length: 116mm
  • Min Focus Distance:0.31m

Nikon AF-S Micro-Nikkor 105mm f2.8G IF-ED VR

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-S Micro-Nikkor 105mm f2.8G IF-ED VR over Nikon AF-S Nikkor 85mm f1.8G

Focal Length – Tele 105mm vs 85mm
Image Stabilization Yes vs No
Diaphgragm Blades 9 vs 7
Filter Thread 62mm vs 67mm
Minimum Focus Distance 0.31m vs 0.8m

Pros Of Nikon AF-S Nikkor 85mm f1.8G over Nikon AF-S Micro-Nikkor 105mm f2.8G IF-ED VR
Focal Length – Wide 85mm vs 105mm
Max Aperture – Wide 1.8 vs 2.8
Max Aperture – Tele 1.8 vs 2.8
Weight 350g vs 720g
Diameter 80mm vs 83mm
Length 73mm vs 116mm
Weather Sealing Yes vs No
Max Magnification 0.124x vs x

Nikon Micro-105mm f2.8G IF-ED VR vs Nikon 85mm f1.8G Specs Table

General Nikon Micro-105mm f2.8G IF-ED VR Nikon 85mm f1.8G
Brand Nikon Nikon
Lens Type Prime Prime
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Lens Type Macro Prime Telephoto Prime
Lens Mount Nikon F (FX) Nikon F (FX)
Max Format 35mm FF 35mm FF
Focal Range 105mm 85mm
Image Stabilization Yes 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 F2.8 F1.8
Min Aperture F32.0 F16.0
Aperture Ring No No
Diaphragm Blades 9 7
Optics
Optical Elements 14 9
Optical Groups 12 9
Special Elements 1 ED glass and 1 Nano Crystal coat glass element unknown
Focusing
Min Focus Distance 0.31m 0.8m
Max Magnification unknown 0.124X
Autofocus Yes Yes
AF Motor Type Ring-type ultrasonic 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 720g 350g
Diameter 83mm 80mm
Length 116mm 73mm
Materials Unknown Unknown
Weather Sealing Unknown Yes
Filter Thread 62mm 67mm
Filter Notes
Hood Supplied Yes Yes
Hood Code HB-38 HB-62
Tripod Collar No No
Optional Accessories
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