In this review, we will be comparing Tokina 12-24mm f4 DX II and Tokina 12-24mm f4 DX, two Wideangle Zoom lenses by Tokina. Both lenses have the same focal length and max apertures of 12-24mm focal range and a max aperture of F4.0 so they are very comparable in this regard.
We will start with briefly looking and the main specs of these two lenses and in the section, we will start analyzing in more detail and list the pros and cons of each lenses.
What type of photography are the Tokina 12-24mm f4 DX II and Tokina 12-24mm f4 DX lenses good for?
The type of photography that you are planning to use is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated the Tokina 12-24mm f4 DX II and the Tokina 12-24mm f4 DX for their suitability to various photography scenarios:
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|Vlogging||Very Good||Very Good|
|Landscape||Very Good||Very Good|
Size and Weight Comparison
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. Tokina 12-24mm f4 DX II weighs 540g, which means it is 30g (5%) lighter than the Tokina 12-24mm f4 DX which has a weight of 570g.
Below you can find the dimension and weight table of the 'Wideangle Zoom Lenses in Canon EF Mount for size comparison purposes.
Wideangle Zoom Lenses in Canon EF Mount for Size Comparison
Both Tokina 12-24mm f4 DX II and Tokina 12-24mm f4 DX has the same Canon EF lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Canon EF lenses are Canon T8i, Canon 90D and Canon SL3.
Tokina 12-24mm f4 DX II is also available in Nikon F (DX) mount.
Tokina 12-24mm f4 DX is also available in Nikon F (DX) mount.
Both lenses have the same focal range of 12-24mm and the fastest aperture of F4.0.