Nikon 18.5mm f/1.8 Lens for Mirrorless System Announced

1 NIKKOR 18.5mm f/1.8

Along with the new Nikon D600 DSLR, Nikon unveiled a new 18.5mm f/1.8 lens for its 1 Series mirrorless cameras.

The 1 Nikkor 18.5mm f/1.8 offers a full frame effective focal length of 50mm.  Essentially, the new lens becomes a “fast fifty” when used with the Nikon J1, J2 and V1 cameras.

The new 18.5mm f/1.8 lens should be available in November for $189.95.  It will be available in black, white and silver.  You can order the lens here at B&H Photo.

Nikon 1 Series J2 Mirrorless Camera Coming This Month… Along with New Accessories?

Nikon 1 Series Concepts

Nikon Rumors is reporting that Nikon will be dropping a new J2 mirrorless camera later in August as a replacement for the Nikon 1 Series J1 model.  Additionally, Nikon is expected to release several new mirrorless accessories, including an underwater housing.

This is just one of the many rumored announcements due for Photokina 2012.