Nikon will broaden its mirrorless lens lineup to 50+ lenses by 2025, in accordance with the company’s latest investor report.
Nikon at present presents 26 or 27 Z lenses, relying on the way you depend them – which signifies that we should always see at least 23 new Z-mount lenses debut over the subsequent few years, whilst the corporate continues to develop its digicam lineup for each newcomers and superior shooters.
What lenses are you able to anticipate? Nikon’s newest roadmap drops hints for seven upcoming merchandise:
- A 12-28mm DX zoom
- A 200-600mm super-telephoto zoom
- A 24mm DX lens
- A 26mm lens
- An 85mm S-line lens
- A 400mm S-line lens
- A 600mm S-line lens
After all, that leaves many future lenses unaccounted for, although I’d definitely wager that we’ll get a 70-200mm f/4 lens, designed as a low-cost 70-200mm f/2.8 various. Search for a 500mm f/4 S-line lens, designed for bird and wildlife photographers, and a number of other wider primes (together with, maybe, a 14mm f/2.8 and/or a 35mm f/1.4).
As soon as Nikon has coated all its extra “standard” bases, preserve a watch out for the specialty lenses: fisheye primes and/or zooms, further macro primes, and tilt-shift glass. Within the meantime, Nikon mirrorless shooters can nonetheless achieve entry to fundamental and specialty fashions by way of the FTZ adapters.
How will this place Nikon vis-à-vis its two largest opponents, Sony and Canon?
At the moment, Canon presents round 25 RF lenses, and the corporate will reportedly launch around 30 more over the next four years, which might put its lineup at roughly 50 lenses by the start of 2025 – exactly on par with Nikon’s roadmap.
Sony has targeting growing its mirrorless lens lineup for the higher a part of a decade, and the present E-mount vary encompasses a whopping 70+ lenses. Sony hasn’t proven any indicators of slowing down, both, so for now – and for the foreseeable future – Sony will proceed to guide the pack.
However for many photographers, it could not matter; if Nikon and Canon proceed to provide lenses as deliberate, all three corporations ought to quickly have expansive, well-rounded techniques to fulfill newcomers, lovers, and professionals.
Now over to you:
What lenses are you wanting ahead to from Nikon, Canon, and Sony? Are you ready for any private “must-have” glass? Share your ideas within the feedback under!