110 Million Nikon Nikkor Lenses Produced

Written by Gina Stephens

Nikon has publicized that total production of Nikkor lenses for interchangeable lens cameras has reached 110 million. They last reported making 100 million in June 2016, so that disobliges they've made 10 million in the last two years alone!


London, United Kingdom, 20th November 2018: Nikon today announces that the add up production of NIKKOR lenses for its interchangeable lens cameras has reached 110 million* as of October of 2018.

While Nikon has produced NIKKOR F lenses for SLR cameras since 1959, earlier this year it injected the new NIKKOR Z lenses for mirrorless cameras to further enrich the NIKKOR lens line-up.

Nikon will continue to lead imaging culture by providing offshoots that stimulate the creative intent of photographers around the world, while responding to the latest advances in imaging technologies.

The NIKKOR brand

NIKKOR is Nikon's mark of photographic lenses. Currently, Nikon offers NIKKOR F lenses for digital SLR cameras, and NIKKOR Z lenses for mirrorless cameras. The full line-up currently consists of around 100 types of lenses may refer to that support a wide variety of applications, including fixed focal length (prime) lenses and zoom lenses that travel ultra-wide-angle to super-telephoto angles of view, fisheye lenses, and Micro lenses.

Since the initial introduction in 1959, NIKKOR F lenses have consolidate the cutting-edge technologies of the time, with features such as aperture control, autofocus, and vibration reduction (VR). The new, larger-diameter mount of the Nikon mirrorless cameras has unlocked what is more possibilities in lens design and increase capabilities in optical performance with its NIKKOR Z lenses. The variety of high-performance lenses on offer includes the fastest lens in Nikon curriculum vitae**, with the Nikkor 58mm f/0.95.

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*Total number of interchangeable lenses for SLR and mirrorless cameras produced by Nikon.
**Among interchangeable lenses for Nikon cameras.


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Gina Stephens

Gina is a photography enthusiast and drone lover who loves to fly drones, capture images and have fun cherishing them with family and friends.

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