Nikon Z 24-70mm F2.8 S is a Fixed aperture Auto Focus (AF) Standard Zoom
lens with 35mm FF max sensor coverage, and it is designed to be used with Nikon Z mount cameras.
What type of photography is the Nikon Z 24-70mm F2.8 S lens good for?
The type of photography that you are planning to use the Nikon Z 24-70mm F2.8 S is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated its suitability to various photography scenarios:
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Nikon Z 24-70mm F2.8 S is a member of Nikon's S-Line series of lenses. Below you can see the latest lenses in this series.
S-Line Series Lenses in Nikon Z Mount
Reasons to Buy Nikon Nikkor Z 24-70mm F2.8 S Lens
Here, we've included a summary of the advantages and disadvantages of the Nikon Nikkor Z 24-70mm F2.8 S lens in a list form to help you determine whether it offers the features you need.
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| Weather Sealed
| Hood supplied
| Full-time Manual Focusing
| Fast Aperture at Wide end
| Fast Aperture at Tele end
| Constant f2.8 aperture throughout the range
| Covers Full-Frame Sensor
|9 Diaphragm Blades
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| Lens Extents while zooming
Nikon Z 24-70mm F2.8 S is compatible with cameras that have Nikon Z lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Nikon Z lenses are Nikon Z30, Nikon Z9 and Nikon Z fc.
Size, Weight and Filter Thread
Size and weight is a very important decision factor when searching for your next lens. Nikon Z 24-70mm F2.8 S has a maximum diameter of 89mm and total length of 126mm when not extended . It weighs 805g / 28.4 oz.
Nikon Z 24-70mm F2.8 S has a filter thread of 82mm.
Nikon Z 24-70mm F2.8 S has a focal range of 24-70mm and 2.9X zoom ratio. When it is mounted on an APS-C sensor camera with 1.5x crop, it provides an 35mm (FF) equivalent of 36 - 105mm.
Nikon Z 24-70mm F2.8 S is a weather sealed lens which provides an extra protection to prevent water and dust get inside the lens and camera body under light rain, snow and wind. In order to have an effective protection, you have to pair the Nikon Z 24-70mm F2.8 S with a weather sealed camera body such as Nikon Z30, Nikon Z9 and Nikon Z fc.
Optical Image Stabilization
Nikon Z 24-70mm F2.8 S doesn't have an optical image stabilization system so the only option to stabilize the image taken with this lens is to mount on a camera body with IBIS (sensor based In-body image stabilization).
Nikon Z 24-70mm F2.8 S MTF Charts
Below you can find the MTF chart of Nikon Z 24-70mm F2.8 S which would give an idea of the its contrast and resolution from the center to its edges.
Nikon Z 24-70mm F2.8 S 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 24-70mm F2.8 S has a Max Magnification Ratio of 0.22x and has a minimum focusing distance of 0.38m.
Nikon Z 24-70mm F2.8 S is a fixed aperture lens with a constant max aperture of f2.8 from 24mm all the way to the 70mm .
Nikon Z 24-70mm F2.8 S's optical formula consists of 17 elements in 15 groups . Following special elements are used in this design:
- Four ED
- two aspherical elements + Arneo
- Nano Crystal coatings
Nikon Z 24-70mm F2.8 S comes with a removable lens hood which is handy to reduce lens flare and glare in your photos.
Popular Comparisons of Nikon Z 24-70mm F2.8 S
Here is the eight most popular comparisons of Nikon Z 24-70mm F2.8 S amongst Camera Decision readers.