differences

Reasons to consider the Nikon AF-S 24-70mm f/2.8G ED

Wider aperture f/2.8 vs f/4
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At its widest, the AF-S 24-70mm f/2.8G ED captures slightly more light (1 f-stop)
Slightly more zoom 2.9x vs 2.2x
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More than 30% more zoom, giving you more flexibility for photos
Slightly better telephoto 70 mm vs 35 mm
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2x more reach, less perspective distortion
Nikon Nikkor AF-S 24-70mm f/2.8G ED Learn more about
the Nikon AF-S 24-70mm f/2.8G ED

Reasons to consider the Nikon AF-S 16-35mm f/4G ED VR

Image stabilization Nikon VR vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Slightly cheaper $1,010.00 vs $1,385.29
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The best price we've seen is $375 cheaper (around 30% less)
Slightly lighter 0.7 kg vs 0.9 kg
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More than 20% lighter
Slightly smaller diameter 81 mm vs 84 mm
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Almost the same
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the Nikon AF-S 16-35mm f/4G ED VR

similarities

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Fixed aperture Constant aperture lenses Help
The same maximum aperture at all focal lengths
Auto focus Auto focus Help
Easier to use
Prime lens Both are zoom lenses Help
Typically not as sharp as prime lenses

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Wide minimum Wide aperture Help
f/22

LensHero is not aware of any interesting weaknesses shared by these two products.

competitors

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 24-70mm f/2.8G ED Competitors

Nikon Nikkor  24-85mm f/2.8-4D IF

Nikon Nikkor 24-85mm f/2.8-4D IF

Wide angle lens

$680 - $742

Length Shorter
Lowest price Cheaper
Focus motor Doesn't have a silent focus motor
Nikon Nikkor AF-S 85mm f/1.8G

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 85mm f/1.8G

Low light lens

$477

Prime lens Is a prime lens
Aperture Wider aperture
Wide minimum Wider aperture
Nikon Nikkor AF-S 24-120mm f/4G ED VR

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 24-120mm f/4G ED VR

Wide angle lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Zoom range More zoom
Aperture Narrower aperture

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 16-35mm f/4G ED VR Competitors

Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 XR Di LD Nikon F

Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 XR Di LD Nikon F

Wide angle lens

$499

Wide minimum Significantly narrower aperture
Aperture Wider aperture
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Nikon Nikkor 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5G ED AF-S DX

Nikon Nikkor 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5G ED AF-S DX

Wide angle lens

Length Shorter
Aperture Wider aperture
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Nikon Nikkor AF-S 17-35mm f/2.8D ED-IF

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 17-35mm f/2.8D ED-IF

Wide angle lens

Aperture Wider aperture
Length Slightly shorter
Image stabilization No image stabilization

discussion Which do you think is better?

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