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Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 85mm f/1.8G

Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 85mm f/1.8G
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94 reviews

Sep, 2015

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 94 reviews of Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 85mm f/1.8G. The average rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Lenses & Filters for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the reliability and usability. The design and price also get good reviews.

price, design, usability, reliability

On average, users rate this product 95/100 and experts rate this product 88/100.

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Expert review by: Bryan Carnathan (

Nikon 85mm f/1.8G AF-S Nikkor Lens Review


While I hope to create a full Nikon 85mm f/1.8G AF-S Lens evaluation, my first priority is to include results from this lens in the lens comparison tools. This page currently exists because it is required by the database and content management systems...

Expert review by: PhotographyBLOG (

Nikon AF-S Nikkor 85mm f/1.8G

Nov, 2011

Expert review by: Camera Labs (

Nikkor AF-S 85mm f/1.8G

May, 2012

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Lens Review: Nikon AF-S Nikkor 85mm F/1.8G


Nikon's latest portrait lens offers great quality at a more reasonable cost.

Apr, 2012

Expert review by: Ken Rockwell (

Nikon 85mm f/1.8 G Review


If you intend to use this new lens on one of Nikon's cheaper DSLRs that lacks its own AF motor, get this 85/1.8 G lens.

Dec, 2011

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Expert Review

Mar, 2012

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AF-S 85 mm f/1.8G


Significant longitudinal chromatic aberration,, Weak work against the light,, Significant vignetting on full frame.

Mar, 2012

Expert review by: What Digital Camera (

Nikon AF-S 85mm f/1.8G Review

Nov, 2011

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Nikkor AF-S 85mm f/1.8 G (DX) - Review / Lab Test Report


The Nikkor AF-S 85mm f/1.8 G is an excellent lens. It performs on a very high level in almost any regard, even on the high resolution DX sensor of the Nikon D7000. Sharpness is excellent in the image center straight from the largest aperture, the...

Nov, 2011

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REVIEW: Nikon AF-S Nikkor 85mm f/1.8G


This medium telephoto lens from Nikon can be picked up for around £470 and sports a silent focusing motor and an internal focusing mechanism.

Excellent sharpness; Lightweight; Decent build quality; Internal focusing; Low CA and distortion

Falloff quite pronounced at wide apertures; Focusing speeds adequate, but not amazing.; Lens specification

As an update to a lens design that has stood the test of time through at least a couple of decades, this new 85mm f/1.8 represents a good job on Nikon's part.

Product Specifications


Autofocus: Yes
Image Stabiliser: No

General Features

3D: No
Bayonet Compatibility:Nikon F / Nikon/Fujifilm
Usage:Digital + Analogue Cameras