Is Nikon D5200 and Nikon AF-S 105mm f/1,4 E ED compatible?

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Nikon D5200

Nikon D5200
Released: 2012
Type: Digital SLR
Sensor: DX / APS-C (1.5x)
24 Megapixels
6000 x 4000 pixels

Nikon AF-S 105mm f/1,4 E ED

Nikon AF-S 105mm f/1,4 E ED
Released: 2016
Telephoto Lens (prime)
Focal Length: 105 mm
Aperture: f/1,4

Can you combine these two?

Last updated: September 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 D5200 and Nikon AF-S 105mm f/1,4 E ED are manufactured by Nikon.

Versitale lens

Nikon AF-S 105mm f/1,4 E ED is constructed to work with all sorts of camera sensors including the one of Nikon D5200.

Autofocus in lens

To obtain autofocus there has to be an Autofocus motor in either the camera or the lens. This specific lens, Nikon AF-S 105mm f/1,4 E ED has a built-in autofocus (AF) motor and in this case this is critical since Nikon D5200 does not have a built-in autofocus (AF) motor. In this case, the autofocus (AF) motor in the lens is what makes it possible to use autofocus.

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Focal Length

The Nikon camera has a sensor of type DX, a smaller version compared to a Full frame sensor, which means that your experienced Focal length will be multiplied by 1.5x.

Actual Focal Length for this lens:
105 mm

Experienced Focal Length with this camera:
158 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 D5200
555 gram

Nikon AF-S 105mm f/1,4 E ED
985 gram

Together they have a total weight of 1540 gram (equal to 3,4 lb).