Nikkor 24-85mm f/3.5-4.5G ED VR AF-S

  • FX coverage
  • Autofocus (in-lens focus motor), internal focus
  • 12 elements in 8 groups, 3 aspherical, 2 ED elements
  • 7-blade rounded aperture diaphragm
  • smallest aperture is f/22 (at 18mm)
  • 72mm filter ring
  • 11" (0.28m) minimum focus; 1:5 maximum reproduction ratio
  • 3.7 x 3.3" (95 x 83mm) long, diameter
  • 13.6 ounces (385g) weight
  • included HB-66 petal lens hood, CL-1118 soft case, caps
  • weather sealed
  • US$600
  • Model Number 2204
  • Announced June 2012, shipped summer 2012


Thom's Mini Review: A real bargain amongst FX Nikkors, and probably the right mid-range zoom for D600 owners. Not exceptional in any aspect, but it also has nothing that I would call a flaw, either. It's plenty sharp, small, light, has VR, and its few faults are corrected in software when you shoot JPEGs. Recommended

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