Nikon Releases New 1 Nikkor 18.5mm f/1.8 Lens for their Nikon 1 Series EVIL Cameras

Alongside the D600 announcement, Nikon has introduced a new 18.5mm prime lens for their EVIL / ILC Nikon 1 series cameras; like the Nikon 1 J2 and Nikon 1 J1. This new lens boasts a fast maximum aperture of f/1.8, and with a 50mm equivalent field of view, the 1 Nikkor 18.5mm f/1.8 is sure to be poplar among those who enjoy casual snapshots of people, close-ups, etc. The new lens will start shipping in November, 2012.

1 Nikkor 18.5mm f/1.8 features:
  • Fast f/1.8 maximum aperture for excellent low light abilities and pleasing background defocus (aka bokeh)
  • Popular 50mm equivalent focal view for various types of snap shots
  • Lightweight at just 2.5 ounces
  • Three color options: White, Black, and Silver
  • Affordable price tag of just $189 USD