Best Prime Lenses for Nikon D500 (DxOMark)


Nikon D500 is the latest flagship DX-mount, APS-C DSLR. DxOMark has just tested a number of the prime lenses on the Nikon D500. See the result below.

Best Standard Prime Lenses | Best Telephoto Prime Lenses 

Best Standard Prime Lenses for Nikon D500

From the list below, you can see the Sigma 30mm F1.4 DC HSM Art is the best standard prime lens for Nikon D500 with the highest score of 29 points, followed by the Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 35mm F1.8G lens and Micro-Nikkor 40mm F2.8G lens.

Lens DxOMark Score In Stock Now
Sigma 30mm f/1.4 DC HSM ART 29 Amazon/Adorama/B&H/eBay
Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 35mm f/1.8G 28 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/eBay
Nikon AF-S DX Micro-NIKKOR 40mm f/2.8G 25 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/eBay

Best Telephoto Prime Lenses for Nikon D500

For portraits and macro photography on the Nikon D500, the Tamron 60mm f/2 Di II with its equivalent 90mm focal length, large f/2 maximum aperture, and 1:1 magnification has a lot to offer.

Lens  DxOMark Score In Stock Now
Tamron SP 60mm f/2 Di II 25 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/eBay
Nikon AF-S DX Micro NIKKOR 85mm f/3.5G ED 20 Amazon/B&H/Adorma/eBay


Source: DxOMark

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