differences

Reasons to consider the Sony FE 24-240mm f/3.5-6.3 OSS

Much narrower aperture f/22 vs f/5.6
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At its narrowest, the FE 24-240mm f/3.5-6.3 OSS goes 3.9 f-stops narrower
Sony FE 24-240mm f/3.5-6.3 OSS Learn more about
the Sony FE 24-240mm f/3.5-6.3 OSS

Reasons to consider the Nikon AF-S 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR

Better image stabilization Nikon VR vs Sony SteadyShot
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Less risk of blur
Better telephoto 300 mm vs 240 mm
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Around 30% more reach, less perspective distortion
Slightly more zoom 10.7x vs 10x
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Around 10% more zoom, giving you more flexibility for photos
Nikon Nikkor AF-S 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR Learn more about
the Nikon AF-S 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR

similarities

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Zoom range Incredible zoom Help
FE 24-240mm f/3.5-6.3 OSS10x
AF-S 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR10.7x
Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
FE 24-240mm f/3.5-6.3 OSSSony SteadyShot
AF-S 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VRNikon VR
Max focal length Good telephoto Help
FE 24-240mm f/3.5-6.3 OSS240 mm
AF-S 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR300 mm
Auto focus Auto focus Help
Easier to use
Prime lens Both are zoom lenses Help
Typically not as sharp as prime lenses
Fixed aperture Both are variable aperture lenses Help
Narrower aperture at longer focal lengths

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

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

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

competitors

Sony FE 24-240mm f/3.5-6.3 OSS Competitors

Sony 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6G

Sony 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6G

Wildlife lens

$1,148 - $1,160

Max focal length Better telephoto
Wide minimum Much wider aperture
Sony E 55-210mm f/4.5-6.3 OSS E-Mount

Sony E 55-210mm f/4.5-6.3 OSS E-Mount

Wildlife lens

$180 - $348

Diameter Smaller diameter
Lowest price Cheaper
Zoom range Much less zoom
Sony E PZ 18-105mm f/4 G OSS

Sony E PZ 18-105mm f/4 G OSS

Travel lens

$559 - $573

Fixed aperture Has a constant aperture
Weight Slightly lighter
Zoom range Significantly less zoom

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR Competitors

Nikon Nikkor AF-S VR 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6G IF-ED

Nikon Nikkor AF-S VR 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6G IF-ED

Wildlife lens

$597

Wide minimum Much narrower aperture
Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Zoom range Much less zoom
Nikon Nikkor  24-85mm f/2.8-4D IF

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

Wide angle lens

$680 - $742

Aperture Wider aperture
Length Shorter
Focus motor Doesn't have a silent focus motor
Nikon Nikkor AF 70-300mm f/4-5.6G

Nikon Nikkor AF 70-300mm f/4-5.6G

Wildlife lens

$170

Lowest price Cheaper
Weight Lighter
Focus motor Doesn't have a silent focus motor

discussion Which do you think is better?

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