Nikon Z 24-200mm F4-6.3 VR is a Variable aperture Auto Focus (AF) Superzoom Zoom
lens with Optical Image stabilization and 35mm FF max sensor coverage, and it is designed to be used with Z Mount
What type of photography is the Nikon Z 24-200mm F4-6.3 VR lens good for?
The type of photography that you are planning to use the Nikon Z 24-200mm F4-6.3 VR is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated its suitability to various photography scenarios:
Reasons to Buy Nikon Nikkor Z 24-200mm F4-6.3 VR Lens
Here we've included a summary of the advantages and disadvantages of the Nikon Nikkor Z 24-200mm F4-6.3 VR lens in a list form to help you determine whether it offers the features you need.
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| Optical Image Stabilization (up to 5.0 stops)
| Programmable Control Ring
| Hood supplied
| Full-time Manual Focusing
| Covers Full-Frame Sensor
| Versatile Lens with a Zoom Ratio of 8x
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| Lens Extents while zooming
| Slow Aperture at Tele end
| Variable Aperture
Nikon Z 24-200mm F4-6.3 VR is compatible with cameras that have a Nikon Z lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Nikon Z lenses are Nikon Zf, Nikon Z8 and Nikon Z30.
Nikon Zf with the Nikon Z 24-200mm F4-6.3 VR Lens
Nikon Z8 with the Nikon Z 24-200mm F4-6.3 VR Lens
Nikon Z30 with the Nikon Z 24-200mm F4-6.3 VR Lens
Size, Weight and Filter Thread
Size and weight is a very important decision factor when searching for your next lens. Nikon Z 24-200mm F4-6.3 VR has a maximum diameter of 77mm and total length of 114mm when not extended. It weighs 570g / 20.1 oz.
Nikon Z 24-200mm F4-6.3 VR has a filter thread of 67mm. Below are links to the filters that we recommend you to consider for your Nikon Z 24-200mm F4-6.3 VR:
Nikon Z 24-200mm F4-6.3 VR has a focal range of 24-200mm and 8.3X zoom ratio. When it is mounted on an APS-C sensor camera with 1.5x crop, it provides an 35mm (FF) equivalent of 36 - 300mm.
The Nikon Z 24-200mm F4-6.3 VR is a weather-sealed lens, which provides extra protection to prevent water and dust get inside the lens and camera body under light rain, snow and wind. In order to have effective protection, you have to pair the Nikon Z 24-200mm F4-6.3 VR with a weather-sealed camera body such as the Nikon Zf, Nikon Z8 and Nikon Z30.
Optical Image Stabilization
The Nikon Z 24-200mm F4-6.3 VR features an optical image stabilization system which helps to reduce the blur that occurs due to shaking during hand-held shooting. Nikon Z 24-200mm F4-6.3 VR's stabilization system is effective up to 5.0 stops.
Nikon Z 24-200mm F4-6.3 VR MTF Charts
Below you can find the MTF chart of Nikon Z 24-200mm F4-6.3 VR which would give an idea of the its contrast and resolution from the center to its edges.
Nikon Z 24-200mm F4-6.3 VR features Rotary (extending) zoom method where the length of the lens changes as you zoom in or out. This makes it possible to design the lens with a smaller minimum length ( generally when it is zoomed out) compared to internal zoom lenses. The disadvantages of this design are being harder to seal against dust and moisture, weight balance shifting while zooming and zoom creep in certain lenses.
Maximum Magnification Ratio
Nikon Z 24-200mm F4-6.3 VR has a Max Magnification Ratio of 0.28x and has a minimum focusing distance of 0.5m. For a non-macro lens, the 0.28x is considered a high magnification and will come handy for close-up shots.
Nikon Z 18-140mm f3.5-6.3 VR is the only Superzoom Zoom type Nikon Z mount lens with higher max magnification than the Nikon Z 24-200mm F4-6.3 VR.
Nikon Z 24-200mm F4-6.3 VR is a variable aperture lens with a max aperture of f4 and a minimum aperture of f22 at 24mm, and a max aperture of f6.3 and minimum aperture of f36 at 200mm .
Nikon Z 24-200mm F4-6.3 VR's optical formula consists of 19 elements in 15 groups . Following special elements are used in this design:
- aspherical elements + ARNEO
- Super Integrated coatings
Nikon Z 24-200mm F4-6.3 VR comes with a removable lens hood which is handy to reduce lens flare and glare in your photos.
Nikon Z 24-200mm F4-6.3 VR is available in Black color.
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