Nikkor Z 24-70mm f/2.8 S

bythom nikon 24-70mm

Thom's Commentary: If you need a good fast mid-range zoom, just buy this one. There’s nothing better on the market. In pretty much any mount. The 24-70mm f/2.8 is an exceptionally good lens, probably the best 24-70mm f/2.8 I've seen. And somehow it Nikon managed to make it substantially smaller and lighter than the F-mount version. More of this please, Nikon. As a top-end S-line lens you get the extra control ring, L-Fn button, and OLED information panel, along with the usual weather-sealing. About the only thing anyone ever says negative about this lens is that it requires 82mm filters. But you won’t notice any of those build-related bits. What you’ll notice is what a tack-sharp zoom can do optically. Sharp. Contrasty. Detail. Yes, yes, yes. Recommended  Read Thom's Full Review of the Nikon 24-70mm f/2.8 Lens

  • Coverage: (full frame (FX)
  • Build: dust and drip resistant, S-line
  • Optic design:
    • 17 elements in 15 groups
    • 2 aspherical, 4 ED elements
    • Arneo, Nano and fluorine coatings
  • 34-84  degree angle of view
  • Stabilization: none (uses on-sensor VR if available)
  • Additional controlsOLED information panel, additional customizable ring, L-Fn button
  • Aperture:
    • f/2.8 to f/22
    • 9-blade rounded diaphragm
  • Focus:
    • autofocus, internal focus
    • 15" (0.38m) minimum focus
    • 1:3.3 maximum magnification ratio
  • Filter: 82mm filter size
  • Lens hood: supplied HB-85 
  • Size and weight:
    • 5" (126mm) long (extends on zoom)
    • 3.5" (89mm) diameter 
    • 28.4 ounces (805g)
  • Model number: 20072
  • Price: US$2299
  • Announced: February 14, 2019
  • Firmware version: 1.10 (November 2020)

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