Nikon’s Z mount is set to become a little more accessible with news that Viltrox has six more autofocus prime lenses due to be announced in July — three full frame and three APS-C — that will sit alongside its existing AF 85mm f/1.8 Z.
Nikon Rumors reports that Viltrox presented the six lenses at the China International Photographic Equipment and Technology Fair in Beijing, with an official announcement due to come in the next two months
The six lenses include three primes for full frame cameras: 24mm, 35mm, and 50mm, all at f/1.8. In addition, there will be three primes for APS-C cameras: 23mm, 33mm, and 56mm, all at f/1.4.
Nikon users will likely welcome the prospect of lower-end glass, increasing the choice of options and catering to more budgets and perhaps hoping that the likes of Sigma, Tamron, and Rokinon/Samyang will follow suit. Sony’s mirrorless system seems to have benefited from the large range of third-party glass, increasing its attractiveness for enthusiasts who can’t justify the prices of Sony’s own lenses.
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