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Nikon AF-S Nikkor 50mm f1.8G vs Nikon AF Nikkor 50mm f1.8D Side By Side Comparison | Michigan Photography
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Nikon AF-S Nikkor 50mm f1.8G vs Nikon AF Nikkor 50mm f1.8D

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

Nikon 50mm f1.8G Top Features

  • 50mm Focal Range
  • F1.8 Max Aperture
  • Filter Thread: 58mm
  • Max Format: 35mm FF
  • Nikon F (FX) Mount
  • Weight: 185g.
  • Diameter: 72mm
  • Length: 53mm
  • Min Focus Distance:0.45m
  • Max Magnification:0.15x

Nikon AF-S Nikkor 50mm f1.8G

Nikon 50mm f1.8D Top Features

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

Nikon AF Nikkor 50mm f1.8D

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

Max Magnification 0.15x vs x

Pros Of Nikon AF Nikkor 50mm f1.8D over Nikon AF-S Nikkor 50mm f1.8G
Aperture Ring Yes vs No
Weight 155g vs 185g
Diameter 64mm vs 72mm
Length 39mm vs 53mm
Filter Thread 52mm vs 58mm

Nikon 50mm f1.8G vs Nikon 50mm f1.8D Specs Table

General Nikon 50mm f1.8G Nikon 50mm f1.8D
Brand Nikon Nikon
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 50mm
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 F1.8
Min Aperture F16.0 F22.0
Aperture Ring No Yes
Diaphragm Blades 7 7
Optics
Optical Elements 7 6
Optical Groups 6 5
Special Elements One aspherical element unknown
Focusing
Min Focus Distance 0.45m 0.45m
Max Magnification 0.15X unknown
Autofocus Yes Yes
AF Motor Type Ultrasonic Screw drive from camera
Full Time Manual Yes
Focus Method Unknown Unit
Distance Scale Yes Unknown
DoF Scale Yes Unknown
Distance Scale Yes Unknown
Focus Distance Limiter Unknown Unknown
Physical Specs
Weight 185g 155g
Diameter 72mm 64mm
Length 53mm 39mm
Materials Unknown metal mount
Weather Sealing No No
Filter Thread 58mm 52mm
Filter Notes
Hood Supplied Yes No
Hood Code HB-47 HR-2
Tripod Collar No No
Optional Accessories
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