Is Nikon D3 and Nikon AF-S 28mm f/1,8 G compatible?

Below you will find your chosen camera and lens. Click on the product name for more information.

Nikon D3

Nikon D3
Released: 2007
Type: Digital SLR
Sensor: FX (Full frame)
12,1 Megapixels
4256 x 2832 pixels

Nikon AF-S 28mm f/1,8 G

Nikon AF-S 28mm f/1,8 G
Released: 2012
Wide Angle Lens (prime)
Focal Length: 28 mm
Aperture: f/1,8

Can you combine these two?

Last updated: December 2023

This is the short answer:

The camera and lens you have chosen can be used together. Here is a longer answer:

Nikon all the way

The possibility to combine these two products is great since both Nikon D3 and Nikon AF-S 28mm f/1,8 G are manufactured by Nikon.

Versitale lens

Nikon AF-S 28mm f/1,8 G is constructed to work with all sorts of camera sensors including the one of Nikon D3.

Focal Length

The Nikon camera has a sensor of type Full frame which means that your Experienced Focal length will be exactly what the lens specification tells us:

Actual Focal Length for this lens:
28 mm

Experienced Focal Length with this camera:
28 mm

Read more about Crop factor on Nikon cameras

Total weight

When you are looking at a combination of a camera and a lens you must always consider the total weight. Each product weighs in at:

Nikon D3
1300 gram

Nikon AF-S 28mm f/1,8 G
330 gram

Together they have a total weight of 1630 gram (equal to 3,59 lb).