NIKKOR Z MC 50mm f/2.8 up for Pre-order on Amazon US

Nikon has launched two new macro lenses for their Z Mirrorless Cameras – The NIKKOR Z MC 50mm f/2.8 and the NIKKOR Z MC 105mm f/2.8 VR S. Both of these lenses are now available to pre-order online from Amazon US.

NIKKOR Z MC 50mm f/2.8 has a launch price tag of $649.95 in the US. You can buy NIKKOR Z MC 105mm f/2.8 VR S for $999.95.

Nikon NIKKOR Z MC 50mm f/2.8 is a standard micro lens compatible with full-frame Z mount cameras. This is a compact and lightweight lens, weighing just 260g.

The lens construction include 10 elements in 7 groups, with 1 ED element and 1 aspherical element. It supports a minimum focus distance of 0.16 m and has maximum reproduction ratio of 1.0.

It uses an STM motor to focus and has a front focusing system. According to Nikon, this lens is a total length shorter by 26% and weight lighter by 39% than the existing F mount model.

NIKKOR Z MC 50mm f/2.8 Specs

  • Nikon Z mount Full Frame Lens
  • f/ 2.8 max aperture
  • f/ 22 min aperture
  • Lens construction: 10 elements in 7 groups
  • Special glass: 1 ED element, 1 aspherical element, fluorine-coated front lens element
  • Front focusing system
  • Min focus: 0.16 m ( 0.53 ft)
  • Max reproduction ratio: 1 x
  • Aperture opening: 9 ( rounded diaphragm opening )
  • 46 mm filter thread
  • Weight: 260 g
  • Focus limit switch
  • Included in the box: LC-46B Lens Cap (front cap), LF-N1 Lens Cap (rear cap), HN-41 Lens Hood, CL-C1 Lens Case

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NIKKOR Z MC 50mm f 2.8 Specs

Sony FE 28-60mm SEL2860 lens in stock on Amazon US | Price, Specs

Sony has launched FE 28-60mm F4-5.6 Full-Frame Compact Zoom Lens (SEL2860) in the US online. It has a pre-order price of $498 in the US. It is now in stock online on Amazon US ( check here for the lowest price ).

Sony FE 28-60mm SEL2860 is the smallest and lightest full-frame E-mount standard zoom lens currently available to purchase from the Japanese giants. Sony launched this lens as a kit-lens combo with the recently launched Sony Alpha A7C Full Frame Camera.

This is a Full Frame lens and can be used with APS-C Sony bodies like A6400, A6600, A6000 etc as well. On APS-C due to the crop factor, the focal length will be 42–90mm. The max aperture of this lens is F4 at the widest end and F5.6 at the tele-end. It has 7 aperture blades and weighs just 167g, perfect to carry around on a mirrorless camera.

Sony has also launched 3 new prime lenses in this price range for Full frame cameras – 24mm F2.8 G, 40mm F2.5 G and 50mm F2.5 G.

Sony FE 28-60mm SEL2860 Specs and Features

  • Full Frame Lens
  • 28-60mm zoom lens
  • Variable aperture ( F4-F5.6 )
  • F22-32 min aperture
  • Lens construction: 8 elements in 7 groups
  • 3 aspherical elements
  • Manual zoom
  • 7 aperture blades
  • 40.5mm Filter
  • Weight: 167g
  • Minimum focus distance: 0.3 m (wide-angle) to 0.45 m (telephoto)
  • Dust and moisture resistant design
  • Linear motor drive
  • In the box: Lens front cap: ALC-F405S, Lens rear cap: ALC-R1EM

Tamron 70-300mm Sony E-mount lens Price in the US

Tamron has launched a 70-300mm F/4.5-6.3 Di III RXD lens for Sony E-mount cameras in the US. It has a Pre-order price of $549.00. It is now in stock online on

June 2021 update: The current lowest price is $491.97.

Tamron 70-300mm F/4.5-6.3 Di III RXD lens is made for Sony Full Frame Cameras. You can also use it with crop sensor cameras like Sony A6400, A6600, etc. For $549, it’s a good value for money lens to get as the Sony-made 70-350mm lens ( SEL70350G ) sells for a much higher price of $998. Also, that lens is an APS-C lens, so you can’t use it on a full-frame camera like Sony A7M3 or A7R4 unless you put it in APS-C crop mode.

If you are looking for an affordable medium telephoto lens for a Sony E-mount camera, this is one of the best you can get today in the market. Thanks to the crop factor, this lens has an equivalent focal length of 450mm on APS-C bodies.

Specs and Features

  • Weight: 545g
  • Max aperture range: F4.5-6.3
  • Min aperture range: F22-32
  • 7-blade diaphragm
  • RXD Motor ( Rapid eXtra-silent stepping Drive )
  • Eye AF support
  • 450mm focal length on APS-C bodies
  • Lens construction: 15 elements in 10 groups
  • Moisture-Resistant Construction
  • BBAR (Broad-Band Anti-Reflection) Coating
  • φ67mm filter size
  • Tamron 6 Year Limited USA Warranty