Tokina 12-24mm f4 DX II is an Auto Focus (AF) Ultra-Wideangle Zoom
lens with APS-C / DX max sensor coverage and it is designed to be used with Nikon F (DX) mount cameras.
Tokina replaced the older Tokina AT-X Pro 12-24mm f4 IF DX Nikon F DX with this model. Follow the link to read our detailed comparison of these models:
Compare Tokina AT-X Pro 12-24mm f4 DX II Nikon F DX vs Tokina AT-X Pro 12-24mm f4 IF DX Nikon F DX
Lenses in Nikon F (DX) Mount with Same Focal and Aperture Range
Tokina 12-24mm f4 DX II is compatible with cameras that have 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.
Tokina 12-24mm f4 DX II has a focal range of 12-24mm and 2.0X zoom ratio which has a 35mm equivalent focal range of 18-36mm when used on a APS-C / DX format camera.
Optical Image Stabilization
Tokina 12-24mm f4 DX II 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).
Alternatively, you can check the Tamron 10-24mm F3.5-4.5 Di II VC HLD. in Nikon F (DX) mount that have similar focal range but features Optical Image Stabilization.
Lenses Similar to Tokina 12-24mm f4 DX II With Optical Image Stabilization
Tokina 12-24mm f4 DX II features Rotary (internal) zoom method where the length of the lens doesn't change while you are zooming in or out. Even though this design has a size disadvantage in general compare to extending designs, it has the benefits of better sealing against dust and moisture, no zoom creep and no weight balance shift while zooming.
Maximum Magnification Ratio
Tokina 12-24mm f4 DX II has a Max Magnification Ratio of 0.13x and has a minimum focusing distance of 0.3m. 0.13x means that the max magnification ratio is very low and not suitable even for modest close-up shots.
Tokina 12-24mm f4 DX II is a fixed aperture lens with a constant max aperture of f4 from 12mm all the way to the 24mm .
Tokina 12-24mm f4 DX II's optical formula consists of 13 elements in 11 groups .
Tokina 12-24mm f4 DX II comes with a removable petal shaped lens hood which is handy to reduce lens flare and glare in your photos. The model number of the hood is BH-777.
Tokina 12-24mm f4 DX II is available in Black color.
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