Nikon F50

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Nikon F50 with Nikkor 28-80mm f/3.3-5.6G

The F50 (or N50 as it is known in North America) is a 35mm film SLR camera which was introduced by Nikon in 1994.[1] It was aimed at the lower end of the amateur autofocus SLR market.

The F50 features autofocus, TTL light metering and various "programs" (ranging from manual operation to a highly automated point and shoot mode). It could not however meter with non-CPU lenses.

It was replaced by the similarly-priced F60 (also known as the N60) in 1998.


A variant known as the F50D or N50D, which added a date/time-imprinting facility and also panoramic mode.


The F50 body was made from polycarbonate and metal, and available in both "champagne silver" and black.

Notable omissions include depth-of-field preview and any form of remote shutter release.


Mount F-mount
Shutter 1/2000 to 30 sec.
Power Battery 2CR5 6V
Dimensions 149 x 96 x 70 mm
Weight 580 grams



  1. ^ F50 Archived 2008-09-09 at the Wayback Machine, Nikon corporate site. Article retrieved 2007-07-12.