The type of photography that you are planning to use is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated the Tamron 35mm F1.8 Di VC USD and the Nikon 24mm F1.8G ED for their suitability to various photography scenarios:
Size and Weight Comparison
Size of a lens is an important deciding factor when comparing two lenses.Nikon 24mm F1.8G ED is the longer of the two lenses at 83mm. The Tamron 35mm F1.8 Di VC USD with a length of 81mm is 2mm shorter. On the other hand, the Tamron 35mm F1.8 Di VC USD has a larger diameter of 80mm compared to Nikon 24mm F1.8G ED's 78mm diameter.
Below you can find the scaled side by side image of Tamron 35mm F1.8 Di VC USD and Nikon 24mm F1.8G ED to get a better idea of how their size compare in real life.
Weight of a lens is as important as its external dimensions, especially if you are planning to hand hold your camera and lens combination for longer periods. Nikon 24mm F1.8G ED weighs 355g, 21% (95g) lighter than the Tamron 35mm F1.8 Di VC USD's weight of 450g.
Below you can find the dimension and weight table of the 'Wideangle Prime Lenses in Nikon F (FX) Mount for size comparison purposes.
Wideangle Prime Lenses in Nikon F (FX) Mount for Size Comparison
Both Tamron 35mm F1.8 Di VC USD and Nikon 24mm F1.8G ED has the same Nikon F (FX) lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Nikon F (FX) lenses are Nikon D6, Nikon D780 and Nikon D3500.
Tamron 35mm F1.8 Di VC USD is also available in Canon EF and Sony Alpha mounts.
Both lenses have the same focal range of 35mm and the fastest aperture of F1.8.