According to latest rumors on NR, the upcoming NIKKOR Z 85mm f/1.8 S lens for Nikon full frame mirrorless cameras is expected to be announced in later this month. And the Z 70-200mm f/2.8 S Lens is expected to be announced in later 2019.
According to latest rumors, one TBA lens in the Nikon Z mount lens roadmap is the NIKKOR Z 70-200mm f/4 lens. This lens will be a light-weight and cheap lens compared to upcoming NIKKOR Z 70-200mm f/2.8 S lens (Release date in late 2019). The release date for this lens is in 2020 to 2021.
DxOMark has tested the new Nikon NIKKOR Z 50mm f/1.8 S lens (B&H Photo/Adorama/Amazon) for Nikon Z mount full frame mirrorless cameras. According to DxOMark, this lens is one of the sharpest lenses, tested on Nikon Z7, the DxOMark score is 44.
Chinese Lens company ZY Optics has now officially announced the new Mitakon Speedmaster 50mm f/0.95 Mark III lens for Nikon Z mount. The US price for this lens is $799, you can check pre-order options at B&H Photo Video/Adorama.
There are already rumors previous that Nikon will release cheap Z-mount lenses in the future. Now Nikon confirmed in their Nikkor Z brochure that Nikon will also release cheap non-S Z-mount lenses at a later date.
Both Canon and Sony has their APS-C mirrorless cameras on the market, while Nikon’s 1 series DX mirrorless cameras has discontinued. According to latest rumors, Nikon is rumored to announce a new DX (APS-C) Z-mount mirrorless camera in this year, to compete with Canon and Sony.
A reader just sent us about some info about Nikon’s upcoming product. He met Nikon China’s Igawa Yuxi at CP+, Igawa Yuxi said that Nikon will soon announce a new Z-mount mirrorless camera for most photographers (Nikon Z5). He didn’t say whether this new Z-mount camera will be full frame or APS-C, maybe similar to Canon’s EOS RP (B&H Photo/Adorama/Amazon) (Entry-level full frame mirrorless camera). Stay tuned.