In this review, we will be comparing the Tokina 12-24mm f4 DX II for the F(DX) Mount and the Nikon 12-24mm f4G ED-IF for the F(DX) Mount, two Wideangle Zoom lenses from Tokina and Nikon. Both lenses have the same focal length and max apertures of 12-24mm and F4.0 so they are very comparable in this regard.
We will start by looking briefly at the main specs of these two lenses, and in the next section, we will start analyzing them in more detail and listing the pros and cons of each lens.
What type of photography are the Tokina 12-24mm f4 DX II and Nikon 12-24mm f4G ED-IF 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 Nikon 12-24mm f4G ED-IF for their suitability to various photography scenarios:
||Tokina 12-24mm f4 DX II
||Nikon 12-24mm f4G ED-IF
|Vlogging||Very Good||Very Good|
|Landscape||Very Good||Very Good|
Size and Weight Comparison
The 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 12-24mm f4G ED-IF weighs 485g, 10% (55g) lighter than the Tokina 12-24mm f4 DX II's weight of 540g.
Below you can find the dimension and weight table of the Wideangle Zoom Lenses in Nikon F (DX) Mount for size comparison purposes.
Wideangle Zoom Lenses in Nikon F (DX) Mount for Size Comparison
Both the Tokina 12-24mm f4 DX II and the Nikon 12-24mm f4G ED-IF has the same Nikon F (DX) lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Nikon F (DX) lenses are Nikon D3500, Nikon D7500 and Nikon D5600.
Tokina 12-24mm f4 DX II is also available in Canon EF mount.
Both lenses have the same focal range of 12-24mm and the fastest aperture of F4.0.