The Nikon 1 Nikkor 18.5mm f/1.8 is a CX format lens that has been specifically crafted to suit the entire range of Nikon 1 cameras. Equivalent to 50mm in 35mm format, the fixed focal length ensures edge-to-edge sharpness, good contrast reproduction and true-to-life colour rendition.
With a minimum focal distance of just 21cm, this lens is also highly capable of getting up-close to achieve macro-styled shots. The ultra-fast f/1.8 aperture is perfect for creating soft focus backgrounds synonymous with portrait photography and also delivers excellent low-light performance, allowing you to harness the ambient light of a scene without needing to utilize the on-camera flash. Available in black, silver or white, the Nikon 1 Nikkor 18.5mm f/1.8 lens will complement your photographic style.
Product Code: 1Nik1CX18.5
Designed for Nikon 1 CX Format Mirrorless Camera – Compatible with the Nikon J1, V1 and V2 digital cameras.
Ultra-Fast Maximum Aperture - Ideal for a creating soft, out-of-focus background to help eliminate distractions and draw attention to your subject.
Excellent Low-light Performance – The f/1.8 aperture delivers great low-light capabilities by allowing you to use a larger aperture to capture the scene without needing to utilize the on-camera flash.
Minimum Focus Distance of 21cm – The short focus distance is excellent for macro-style photography, allowing you to get up-close with the subject to capture intricate detail.
1 mount lens
8 elements in 6 groups (including 1 aspherical lens element)
Angle of view
Minimum focus distance
0.21 m from focal plane
Maximum reproduction ratio (35mm  equivalent ratio)
Approx. 0.12x (approx. 0.32x)
7 (rounded diaphragm opening)
40.5 mm (P=0.5 mm)
Approx. 56 mm diameter x 36 mm (distance from camera lens mount flange)
* Specifications subject to change by the manufacturer without notice
1 x Nikon 1 Nikkor 18.5mm f/1.8 Lens 1 x LC-N40.5 Front Lens Cap 1 x LF-N1000 Rear Lens Cap