Nikon Updates Z Lens Roadmap, Adds 85mm, 400mm and 600mm Primes

In addition to announcing the new-and-improved Z6 II and Z7 II full-frame mirrorless cameras, Nikon also released an updated Z-Mount lens roadmap this week. The new lineup includes three prime lenses we haven't seen before: an 85mm (probably f/1.2), a 400mm (probably f/2.8), and a 600mm (probably f/4).

The Negative Reaction to Nikon’s Noct Lens is a Symptom of a Much Larger Problem

In 2010, the world's tallest skyscraper was completed in Dubai. Standing a staggering 2,722 feet tall, the Burj Khalifa towered over the next tallest building by over 700ft. It was a feat of engineering, and a beautiful and shining addition to one of the most impressive skylines in the world. But they didn't consider one issue: feces. In this way, the Burj Khalifa and the new Nikon Noct lens have something in common.

Nikon Reveals Updated Z-Mount Lens Roadmap with Nine New Lenses

In addition to announcing the APS-C mirrorless Nikon Z50 and officially releasing the monstrous (and monstrously expensive) NIKKOR Z 58mm f/0.95 S Noct lens, Nikon has also updated its Z-Mount lens roadmap, adding nine new lenses to the docket and promising 13 new lenses total by the end of 2021.