Street smart. Everyday lens.

Collage of images taken with the NIKKOR Z 28mm f/2.8 lens including a portrait and an alleyway and colorful yellow balls

Mighty little snapshooter:

Like taking walks with your camera? Finding inspiration in everyday life? This is the ultra-compact lens for you. It's a joy to carry and shoot: one of the smallest, lightest Z primes. It's versatile: a classic focal length for candid street work. It's fast: an f/2.8 maximum aperture and dual stepping motors for autofocus. And like all Z lenses, its image quality is next-level.

Nothing weighing you down.

The NIKKOR Z 28mm f/2.8 is so compact and lightweight, you'll forget it's even there. A compact prime, it doesn't extend or retract, so it's always ready. Take it wherever you go as your main walk-around lens or as a lightweight second lens.

Technology

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    Stepping Motor

    NIKKOR Z lenses use a stepping motor for fast, accurate, smooth, quiet autofocus with reduced wobbling. This quiet drive system makes the lenses ideal for use when shooting video.

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    Aspherical Lens

    A lens with a curved, non-spherical surface. Used to reduce aberrations and enable a more compact lens size. Aspherical lenses minimize coma and other types of lens aberrations, even when used at the widest aperture. They are particularly useful in correcting distortion in wide-angle lenses and help contribute to a lighter, more compact design by reducing the number of standard (spherical) elements necessary. Aspherical lens elements correct these distortions by continuously changing the refractive index from the center of the lens.

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    IF Lens

    A NIKKOR lens in which only the internal lens group shifts during focusing. Thus, IF NIKKORS do not change in size during AF operation, allowing for compact, lightweight lenses capable of closer focusing distances. These lenses will be designated with the abbreviation IF on the lens barrel.

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    Super Integrated Coating

    Nikon Super Integrated Coating is Nikon's term for its multilayer coating of the optical elements in NIKKOR lenses.

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    Electromagnetic Diaphragm Mechanism

    An electromagnetic diaphragm mechanism in the lens barrel provides highly accurate electronic diaphragm or aperture blade control when using auto exposure during continuous shooting.

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Tech Specs

  • Focal Length

    28mm
  • Maximum Aperture

    Maximum Aperture

    f/ 2.8
  • Format

    FX
  • Approx. Dimensions (Diameter x Length)

    Approx. Dimensions (Diameter x Length)

    2.8 in. (70 mm) x 1.7 in. (43 mm)
  • Approx. Weight

    Approx. Weight

    5.5 oz. (155 g)
  • Mount Type
    Nikon Z Mount
  • Focal Length
    28mm
  • Maximum Aperture
    f/ 2.8
  • Minimum Aperture
    f/ 16
  • Format
    FX
  • Maximum Angle of View (DX-format)
    53°
  • Maximum Angle of View (FX-format)
    75°
  • Maximum Reproduction Ratio
    0.2x
  • Lens Elements
    9
  • Lens Groups
    8
  • Compatible Format(s)
    FX, DX
  • Diaphragm Blades
    7
  • Aspherical Elements
    2
  • Super Integrated Coating
    Yes
  • Autofocus
    Yes
  • Internal Focusing
    Yes
  • Minimum Focus Distance
    0.63 ft.(0.19m)
  • Focus Mode
    Auto/Manual
  • Filter Size
    52mm
  • Accepts Filter Type
    Screw-in
  • Approx. Dimensions (Diameter x Length)
    2.8 in. (70 mm) x 1.7 in. (43 mm)
  • Approx. Weight
    5.5 oz. (155 g)
  • Lens Type
    Prime

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