differences

Reasons to consider the Nikon AF-S 35mm f/1.8G DX

Has a silent focus motor Nikon AF-S vs None
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Almost the same
Slightly better wide angle 35 mm vs 50 mm
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30% better wide angle
Nikon Nikkor AF-S 35mm f/1.8G DX Learn more about
the Nikon AF-S 35mm f/1.8G DX

Reasons to consider the Nikon 50mm f/1.8D

Slightly better telephoto 50 mm vs 35 mm
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More than 40% more reach, less perspective distortion
Nikon Nikkor  50mm f/1.8D Learn more about
the Nikon 50mm f/1.8D

similarities

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Aperture Wide aperture Help
f/1.8
Prime lens Fixed focal length prime lenses Help
Typically very sharp
Auto focus Auto focus Help
Easier to use
Lowest price Inexpensive Help
AF-S 35mm f/1.8G DX$169.95
50mm f/1.8D$59.50

LensHero is not aware of any interesting weaknesses shared by these two products.

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

LensHero is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

LensHero is not aware of any interesting weaknesses shared by these two products.

competitors

Nikon Nikkor 50mm f/1.8D Competitors

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 50mm f/1.8G

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 50mm f/1.8G

Low light lens

$217

Focus motor Has a silent focus motor
Wide minimum Wider aperture
Nikon Nikkor 1 VR 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6

Nikon Nikkor 1 VR 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6

Wildlife lens

$997

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Max focal length Significantly better telephoto
Aperture Much narrower aperture
Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II

Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II

Low light lens

$60

Focus motor Has a silent focus motor
Diameter Slightly larger diameter

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 35mm f/1.8G DX Competitors

Nikon Nikkor  35mm f/2D

Nikon Nikkor 35mm f/2D

Low light lens

$309 - $387

Magnification Slightly more magnification
Focus motor Doesn't have a silent focus motor
Nikon Nikkor AF-S 50mm f/1.8G

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 50mm f/1.8G

Low light lens

$217

Max focal length Slightly better telephoto
Min focal length Slightly worse wide angle
Sigma 17-50mm f/2.8 EX DC OS HSM Nikon F

Sigma 17-50mm f/2.8 EX DC OS HSM Nikon F

Wide angle lens

$286 - $369

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Zoom range More zoom
Prime lens Is a zoom lens

discussion Which do you think is better?

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