80 million NIKKOR and 1 NIKKOR lenses have shipped. NIKKOR lenses fit Nikon full-frame (FX) and APS-C (DX) size SLR cameras. 1 NIKKOR lenses attach to Nikon 1 APS-C size mirror-less cameras.
In January 2013, Nikon introduced the AF-S NIKKOR 800mm f/5.6E FL ED VRsuper-telephoto FX-format lens. It is Nikon’s longest focal length autofocus (AF) lens. The compact and lightweight AF-S NIKKOR 18-35mm f/3.5-4.5G ED wide-angle zoom lens was also introduced. In March, the 5x telephoto-zoom AF-S NIKKOR 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR was announced.
Recent Nikon 1 lenses introduced in January include the 1 NIKKOR VR 10-100mm f/4-5.6 10x zoom lens and the ultra wide-angle zoom 1 NIKKOR VR 6.7-13mm f/3.5-5.6. In May, Nikon introduced the fastest lens in the 1 NIKKOR lineup, the 1 NIKKOR 32mm f/1.2. The current lineup of interchangeable lenses for Nikon 1 cameras consists of nine lenses. Nikon plans to expand the product line.
This is the 80th anniversary of NIKKOR lenses. Watch the video about the making of these lenses: fabrication, polishing, construction and testing.
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