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NIKKOR Z FX 135mm f/1.8 S Plena

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Bokeh Perfection with

A Lens Above The Rest.

Step into a new world of imaging with the NIKKOR Z 135mm f/1.8 S Plena. Named after "plenum," symbolising boundless richness, this lens is designed to fulfil your creative potential. Its elegant design, reminiscent of the Noct lens, proudly showcases the engraved "Plena," while the wide f/1.8 aperture empowers you to create captivating, enveloping bokeh without the need for adjustment.

Experience an elevated level of artistry with exceptional rendering, allowing you to capture even the finest nuances of skin and hair. It seamlessly adapts to your needs, offering video-friendly features and rugged durability to fuel your creative journey.


Minimum focus distance.


Constant Max. Aperture.


Lightweight at its class.


Superb performance.

Meso Amorphous Coat

For backlight tolerance.

Full, overflowing, the image and imagination.

One of a kind. The NIKKOR Z 135mm f/1.8 S Plena offers versatile modes of expression, for portraits, landscapes and still subjects. Discover the magic of near-circular bokeh, even at wide apertures, and a flood of light that ensures uniform brightness across the frame's periphery.

Harnessing the full potential of the Z mount, it delivers unrivaled bokeh and optical excellence, a feat only possible with Nikon.

Dreamy bokeh.

At f/1.8, the NIKKOR Z 135mm f/1.8 S Plena delivers near-circular round bokeh that makes your subjects pop against dreamy backgrounds, without stopping down the aperture. Every point light source across the frame is reproduced with brilliance, free from vignetting.

Minimal Colour Fringing.

Enjoy stunning, unspoiled bokeh with minimal colouring on the edges across the entire screen, from foreground to background, letting point light sources around your subject shine

Depth and clarity.

From bustling cityscapes, intimate portraits, to delicate flowers, experience large soft foreground and background bokeh that brings out your subjects' dimensionality. Say goodbye to onion-ring bokeh at the periphery, ensuring consistent shapes across the frame.

Never miss the beauty of every moment.

Designed for exceptional video performance, the NIKKOR Z 135mm f/1.8 S Plena offers quiet operation, a "click-less" control ring and focus-breathing suppression1. Capture natural-looking footage with minimal angle-of-view shifts while enjoying smooth control and quiet precision during video recording.

Unrivalled Detail.

With superior rendering performance, the NIKKOR Z 135mm f/1.8 S Plena captures even the finest details of skin and hair with immaculate precision, ensuring that no detail goes unnoticed.

Perfect Point-Image Reproduction.

Achieving the highest point-image reproduction performance among NIKKOR Z lenses, it is ideal for landscapes and night scenes. Your images will reflect the beauty of every point of light.

Uniform Brilliance Across The Frame.

With abundant peripheral light volume at its f/1.8 maximum aperture, the NIKKOR Z 135mm f/1.8 S Plena maintains uniform brightness across the entire frame, resulting in better transparency and brilliance.

AF Precision in Motion.

The NIKKOR Z 135mm f/1.8 S Plena boasts a multi-focusing system for precise control over multiple focusing groups, delivering fast and accurate autofocus, even at maximum aperture. What truly sets it apart is its whisper-quiet operation, thanks to two silent stepping motors (STMs). This means delicate moments remain undisturbed, preserving the atmosphere and ensuring smooth focusing, especially during video recording.

Better In Backlight.

The NIKKOR Z 135mm f/1.8 S Plena excels challenging backlit situations. Thanks to MesoAmorphous and ARNEO coatings, it reduces ghosting and flares caused by various incident light sources. Capture crystal-clear, sharp images, even under harsh lighting conditions like intense sunlight or strong backlighting.

Weight 10g
Mount Nikon Z mount
Focal length 135 mm
Maximum aperture f/1.8
Lens construction 16 elements in 14 groups (including 4 ED glass elements, 1 aspherical lens element, 1 SR lens element, and elements with Meso Amorphous Coat and ARNEO Coat)
Angle of view 18°10′ (full size/FX format), 12° (APS-C size/DX format)
Focusing system Internal focusing (IF) system
Vibration reduction (VR) No (achieved with in-camera sensor-shift VR)
When a tripod is used No
Diaphragm blades 11 (rounded diaphragm opening)
Aperture system Automatic aperture with electromagnetic diaphragm mechanism
Aperture range f/1.8-16
Minimum focus distance 0.82 m/2.69 ft from focal plane
Maximum reproduction ratio 0.2x
Weight Approx. 995 g/2 lb 3.14 oz
Maximum diameter x length Approx. 98 x 139.5 mm/3.9 x 5.5 in. (distance to end of lens from camera lens mount flange)
Filter-attachment size 82 mm
Color Black
AF drive motor Stepping motor (STM)
Meso Amorphous Coat Yes
Fluorine coat No
Focus-mode switch Yes
Front lens cap LC-82B Lens Cap (supplied)
Rear lens cap LF-N1 Lens Cap (supplied)
Lens hood HB-108 Lens Hood (supplied)
Lens case CL-C2 Lens Case (supplied)
Circular Polarizing Filter II compatibility Lens only - Yes, With hood - Yes