Nikon Inc. is launching the NIKKOR Z DX 24mm f/1.7 lens, designed for Nikon Z mount APS-C size/DX-format mirrorless cameras. This compact and affordable prime lens features a fast f/1.7 aperture, offering creators a versatile angle of view, impressive low-light performance, and beautiful background blur. It is the first prime APS-C size lens in the NIKKOR Z lineup, ideal for still-life, portrait, and landscape photography. With a minimum focus distance of 7 inches (0.18m) and a lightweight design, it allows users to get close to subjects and facilitates easy everyday use. The NIKKOR Z DX 24mm f/1.7 lens will be available from mid-June 2023, with a suggested retail price of $279.95.
Highlighted features of the lens include its fast maximum aperture of f/1.7, enabling the creation of images and videos with large bokeh and excellent low-light performance. It also offers a convenient 24mm focal length and a stepping motor (STM) for quiet autofocusing, minimizing focus sounds in video recordings. Additionally, the lens is designed to suppress focus breathing and provides a compact and lightweight form factor, making it portable and suitable for various shooting scenarios.