Nikon Japan issued a press release saying that the delivery date of NIKKOR Z 50mm f/1.8 S lens and HB-90 lens hood has been delayed to Mid December, 2018.
From Nikon Japan (Translated by Google):
Apology and Notice of “NIKKOR Z 50 mm f / 1.8 S” Release Delay
Thank you very much for your continued patronage of Nikon products.
In the standard single focus lens “NIKKOR Z 50 mm f / 1.8 S” compatible with full size (Nikon FX format) mirrorless camera we announced to be released late October 2018, due to production convenience, We decided to postpone the release to mid December.
- NIKKOR Z 50 mm f / 1.8 S
- Bayonet hood HB-90
We deeply apologize to you for your inconvenience.
We will do our best at all so that we can deliver it as soon as possible so we appreciate your understanding.