Smaller, and lighter.

See and capture more with the NIKKOR Z 26mm f/2.8, the slimmest¹ and lightest² FX-format lens on the current NIKKOR Z line-up. Tiny yet powerful, it has a fast and bright maximum aperture of f/2.8 and wide-angle focal length of 26mm that is versatile for a range of genres, making it perfect for everyday snapshots, cityscape, architecture and much more.

Capture every inspiring moment with this wide-angle pancake lens wherever you go, and never miss another Insta-worthy opportunity.

Product Description

So Easy To Carry Around

The NIKKOR Z 26mm f/2.8 is the lightest² mirrorless lens in the current NIKKOR Z line-up, weighing only 125g and measuring around 23.5mm(H) x 70mm(D). So compact that you can slip it into any of your day bags without adding extra burden.

Its convenient 26mm angle of view also lets you capture a wide spectrum of genres from street snaps, cityscapes, or moments of life. When attached onto a DX-format camera, its effective 39mm angle of view makes it easy to get even closer to your subjects.


See It All In Clarity

Designed with portability in mind, the aspherical lens elements are effectively arranged to realise both superior optical performance, and to keep the size and weight of the lens lightweight and compact.


Creativity Flows, Day And Night

Even when night falls, keep your creativity going.

Shoot confidently during low light conditions with its fast and bright maximum aperture of f/2.8 which provides the flexibility to do hand-held photography, while producing sharp and clear images.

Make your subject stand out truly by creating a soft and dreamy bokeh effect with a short minimum focus distance of 0.2m.


Everyday Versatility

Precise Operation: Assign your preferred function such as ISO sensitivity, aperture or exposure compensation to the control ring, and enjoy the convenience to adjust the settings.

Immediate Action: With a non-retractable barrel design, you can just power on your camera and capture that fleeting moment, without any delay.

Slim-Design Lens Hood: A dedicated lens hood that retains the compact design, while supporting the attachment of 52mm filters for an expanded versatility.

Dust- and Drip-Resistant³: The lens is designed seal out the unwanted elements for a greater peace of mind.

¹ Based on Nikon research of AF lenses for interchangeable-lens mirrorless cameras equipped with a full-frame (35mm [135] equivalent) image sensor available as of February 7, 2023.
² Amongst NIKKOR Z lenses available as of February 7, 2023
³ Thorough dust- and drip-resistance is not guaranteed in all situations or under all conditions.

Mount Type: Nikon Z Mount

Focal Length: 26mm

Maximum Aperture: f/ 2.8

Minimum Aperture: f/ 16

Format: FX

Maximum Angle of View (DX-format): 57°

Maximum Angle of View (FX-format): 79°

Maximum Reproduction Ratio: 0.19x

Lens Elements: 8

Lens Groups: 6

VR (Vibration Reduction) Image Stabilization: Achieved with in-camera sensor-shift VR when used on a Z series camera with in-body VR

Diaphragm Blades: 7 Rounded diaphragm opening

Aspherical Elements: 3

Autofocus: Yes

AF Actuator: STM (stepping motor)

Minimum Focus Distance: 0.66 ft. (0.2m) from focal plane

Focus Mode: Auto, Manual (no switch)

Filter Size: 52mm

Accepts Filter Type: Screw-in; Must be attached to the lens hood for use.

Approx. Dimensions (Diameter x Length): 2.8 in. (70 mm)  x  1 in. (23.5 mm) Distance to end of lens from camera lens mount flange; Based on CIPA guidelines

Approx. Weight: 4.5 oz. (125 g) Based on CIPA guidelines

Lens Type: Prime