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A legendary lens in the making.

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One of the most celebrated lenses in NIKKOR's 80-year heritage is the 85mm f/1.4, often praised as the ultimate portrait lens. Now that same medium telephoto angle of view and outstanding performance is available for your Nikon 1 system—with an even faster f/1.2 maximum aperture. The 1 NIKKOR 32mm f/1.2 (86mm equivalent on Nikon 1's CX format) combines exceptional optics with lens technologies usually reserved for D-SLR lenses, like Nano Crystal Coat for preventing lens flare (even in direct light) and the innovative Silent Wave Motor (SWM) for ultra-fast, ultra-quiet autofocusing. The 1 NIKKOR 32mm f/1.2 even includes a manual focus ring—another first for a 1 NIKKOR lens. Whether you're shooting portraits, travel, landscapes or HD videos, the 1 NIKKOR 32mm f/1.2 brings exciting new capabilities to your Nikon 1 system.
Silent Wave Motor
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Unleash the speed of a Nikon 1

f/1.2 maximum aperture; the fastest 1 NIKKOR lens ever

With an f/1.2 maximum aperture, the 1 NIKKOR 32mm f/1.2 is the fastest 1 NIKKOR lens yet. What does that speed mean for you? It means you can freeze action in its tracks with faster shutter speeds. It means you can shoot bright, blur-free photos in low-light situations, and it means you can shoot professional-looking portraits and videos with beautiful, softly blurred backgrounds (shallow depth of field). Simply put: a fast lens like the 1 NIKKOR 32mm f/1.2 makes it easier to bring home brilliant photos and videos, even in challenging shooting situations.
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Create outstanding photos and videos

Equipped with advanced lens technology

The 1 NIKKOR 32mm f/1.2 boosts the performance of your Nikon 1 with some of Nikon's most advanced lens technologies. For faster, quieter autofocusing, it has Silent Wave Motor (SWM), a remarkable innovation that uses ultrasonic waves—instead of a gear system—to focus the lens. This brings even greater speed to your Nikon 1's ultra-fast autofocus system, and its near-silent operation and manual focus control ring are major advantages when recording HD video. Nano Crystal Coat (N) virtually eliminates lens flare and reflections, even when shooting in bright sunlight.
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Enjoy a lifetime of great performances

High-end compact, lightweight design

Like all 1 NIKKOR lenses, the 1 NIKKOR 32mm f/1.2 is impeccably designed. Compact and lightweight, it features a high-quality metallic exterior that complements your Nikon 1 camera. Pair it with the 1 NIKKOR 18.5mm f/1.8—another very fast lens—for an outstanding fast compact system. Or pair it with the 1 NIKKOR 10-100mm VR all-in-one lens for a streamlined travel system. However you use the 1 NIKKOR 32mm f/1.2, you'll always be glad you have the low-light, high-speed shooting capabilities it offers.
Silent Wave Motor
Silent Wave Motor
AF-S NIKKOR lenses feature Nikon’s Silent Wave Motor (SWM), which represents a significant advance in AF lens technology. SWM uses ultrasonic vibrations—rather than a gear system—to focus the lens, providing incredibly smooth, silent and precise autofocus operation.
Nano Crystal Coat
Nano Crystal Coat
An anti-reflective coating developed by Nikon that virtually eliminates internal lens element reflections across a wide range of wavelengths. Nano Crystal Coat solves ghost effects caused by red light and effectively reduces ghost and flare caused by light entering the lens diagonally.
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Select NIKKOR lenses have a focusing mode which allows switching from automatic to manual focusing with virtually no lag time by simply turning the focusing ring on the lens. This makes it possible to seamlessly switch to fine manual focusing while looking through the viewfinder.
CRC (Close Range Correction) System
CRC (Close Range Correction) System
The Close-Range Correction (CRC) system is one of Nikon's most important focusing innovations, for it provides superior picture quality at close focusing distances and increases the focusing range. With CRC, the lens elements are configured in a "floating element" design wherein each lens group moves independently to achieve focusing. This ensures superior lens performance even when shooting at close distances. The CRC system is used in fisheye, wide-angle, micro and selected medium telephoto NIKKOR lenses.
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Excellent quality for such a small lens. This has got to be the best lens in the Nikon 1 lineup. Not only is it fast, but the quality is very good. Bokeh is fantastic for headshots. I know I will be using this for headshots and close portraits so it's perfect. This definitely does the job for me and a very exciting lens to use. June 10, 2014
Fast, sharp, and small. I've had this lens for a couple of weeks now and I am thoroughly enjoying it. It's a large and heavy lens compared to my other 1 series lenses, but it's actually quite small for having a large f/1.2 aperture. Pictures are quite sharp even wide open (though the edges are a little soft) and stopped down to f/2.8-4 it couldn't be sharper. This lens has really helped me take great candid indoor shots of family members because of the huge aperture but it's also great for outdoor photography as well. This lens has very good contrast and is highly resistant to flare (I guess that nano coat stuff really works?). Build quality is excellent and I'm really happy that this lens has a silky smooth manual focus ring. The MF implementation is decent, and after a little getting used to it you shouldn't have any problems. Also, I'm glad that this lens is shipped with the lens hood. I think all lenses should come with them, but because that isn't the standard I'll comment that I was pleasantly surprised that this one comes with it. The only negative that I have noticed thus far is the high levels of CA when shot wide open with harsh light. It's not a deal breaker for me as it's easily correctable using CNX2 and because I don't typically shoot wide open when there is so much daylight. The focal length might be a bit narrow for some people but I really like it and it allows me some working distance when photographing people. This lens combined with my other two favorite lenses (6.7-13mm & 18.5mm) makes for a very capable and lightweight system to walk around with. November 26, 2013
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When wil this lens be available for sale in U.S.?

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The 1 NIKKOR 32mm f/1.2 lens will be available in Black and Silver for a suggested retail price (SRP) of $899.95* in June 2013.
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I use nikon lenses for my fuji s5, is this compatible with fuji s5?

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No, the 1 NIKKOR 32mm f/1.2 is not compatible with fuji S5. The lens was designed to be use with Nikon 1 mirrorless cameras. The 1 NIKKOR 32mm f/1.2 lens cannot be mounted onto your fuji S5 or any Nikon D-SLR cameras.
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What is happening with the Nikon 1 Nikkor 32mm f1.2 lens.

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This lens seems to be out of stock everywhere. B&H Photo has advised some potential buyers that it will no longer be available except as special order, no refunds, no returns and B&H only shows it to have a one year limited warranty. I have this lens on back order from Adorama Camera but they have no idea when or if it will still be available. Please advise if this lens is still available in USA with 5 year warranty. I recently purchased this lens, 32mm f1.2, along with Nikon 1 V1, Nikon 1 10-30mm, Nikon 1 30-110mm, Nikon 1 18.5mm, SB-N5, and Nikon 1 11-27.5mm lens from Adorama. Everything except the 32mm lens is currently enroute to me but the 32mm is on back order. I intended to go on and order a FT-1 and 40mm f2.8 macro lens. But expected the 35mm f1.2 to be my mainstay. If it will no longer be available in the US I may have to return the entire kit unopened and look elsewhere for a small system with a fast lens.
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At this time, the 32mm lens is currently not available on the Nikon store. A few dealers have it in stock. Click 'Authorized Dealers" on the lens webpage to find an authorized Nikon dealer. All Nikon Inc USA lenses are warranted for 5 years. The warranty covers any manufacturer defect.
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No, minimum focus distance is 1.5 feet.
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More of this kind. Please!

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Nikon, how about making some more lenses for the 1 system that have low f #s? I would suggest f/1 (or stay with f/1.2, but f/1 would be better) that have CX values of: 8.9 (about 24 in FX), 13 (about 35 in FX), 18.5 (about 50 in FX), and even 50 (about 135 in FX), or 55.5 (about 150 in FX). Then, in f/1.4, make some primes that have CX values of: 74 (about 200 in FX), 111 (about 300 in FX), and 148 (about 400 in FX).

Those would be killer lenses for this system. Great reach with low f-stop, which would help keep ISO values lower.
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