Nikkor 24-85mm f/3.5-4.5G ED VR AF-S

bythom nikkor 24-85mm
  • FX coverage
  • Autofocus (in-lens focus motor), internal focus
  • 12 elements in 8 groups, 3 aspherical, 2 ED elements
  • 7-blade rounded aperture diaphragm
  • smallest aperture is f/22 (at 18mm)
  • 72mm filter ring
  • 11" (0.28m) minimum focus; 1:5 maximum reproduction ratio
  • 3.2 x 3” (82 x 78mm) long, diameter
  • 16.4 ounces (465g) weight
  • included HB-66 petal lens hood, CL-1118 soft case, caps
  • weather sealed
  • US$600
  • Model Number 2204
  • Announced June 2012, shipped summer 2012

Thom's Mini Review: A real bargain amongst FX Nikkors, and probably the right mid-range zoom for D6xx and D750 owners. Not exceptional in any aspect, but it also has nothing that I would call a flaw, either. It's plenty sharp, small, light, has VR, and its few faults are corrected in software when you shoot JPEGs. On the D8xx bodies corner acuity suffers, though the central area is okay.

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