Pancake Yongnuo Lens YN40mm f/2.8N (Nikon)

Pancake Yongnuo Lens YN40mm f/2.8N (Nikon)

An interesting lens from Yongnuo for Nikon users (the canon version is not yet available).

The Yongnuo yn40mm f/2.8N is a pancake lens (small and lightweight) that cost lest than $100 and will please many photographers.

PS: You may want to update the firmware as soon as you receive your lens, as many users reported an autofocus issue that seemed to be fixed the the updated firmware. Download and install the firmware of the yn40mm f/2.8N on our dedicated firmware page.

Firmware update

The YN40mm f/2.8N is an autofocus lens with a maximum aperture of F/2.8. This should be enough in most low-light situations. If you are looking for a brighter lens, you can check out the 35mm f/2 or the 50mm f/1.4 from Yongnuo.

The lens is really small and light, and often better than most kit lens. 40mm lenses are appreciated from photographers, as the field of view is between the 35mm and 50mm lenses, that are usually the closer lenses to reality.

Pictures of the YN40mm F/2.8N

Yongnuo provided some photos of its 40mm pancake lens.

You can notice that there is a USB port, allowing you to update the lens’ firmware

Specifications of the YN40mm f/2.8N

  • Focal Length: 40mm
  • Lens Structure: 4 groups  / 6 elements
  • Aperture: 6 blades
  • Minimum Aperture: f/22
  • Minimal Focus Distance: 0.3m
  • Filter Diameter: 58mm
  • Weight: 130g
  • Price: $90

If you own this lens, please leave a comment and let us know what you think about it. Thank you.

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