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Compare Nikon 18-55mm F3.5-5.6G VR vs Nikon 24-70mm F2.8E

Reviews

Neo score
50%
60%
Pros
  • Optically stabilized
  • Light in the hand
  • Very affordable
  • Optically stabilized
  • Weather-sealed
  • Some distortion not well corrected
  • IQ falls short of what its price would suggest
Cons
  • External zoom without zoom lock
  • Lens hood not included
  • Lacks weather sealing
  • Quite large for what it is
  • On the heavy side
  • External zoom without zoom lock

Price

MSRP
250 USD
2100 USD
Offers (incl. referral links)

Construction

Aperture Blades
7 blades
9 blades, Rounded blades
Colors
Black
Black
Form Factor
Standard Zoom Lens
Standard Zoom Lens
Image Size
APS-C
Full-Frame
Lens Barrel
Distance scale
Lens Mount
Nikon F-mount
Nikon F-mount
Material
Composite
Motor
Stepper motor
Ring-type ultrasonic
Optical Formula | Elements
12 elements
20 elements
Optical Formula | Groups
9 groups
16 groups
Optical Formula | Special Glass
Two aspherical elements + super integrated coating groups
3 aspherical and 2 ED elements + nano crystal and fluorine coatings groups

Dimensions

Filter Diameter
55 mm / 2.17 in
82 mm / 3.23 in
Size | Diameter
65 mm / 2.56 in
88 mm / 3.46 in
Size | Length
63 mm / 2.48 in
155 mm / 6.10 in
Weight
205 g / 7.24 oz
1070 g / 37.81 oz

Function

Angle Of View
77.4° Diagonal | 67.4° Horizontal | 47.9° Vertical (wide) ~ 29.4° Diagonal | 24.6° Horizontal | 16.6° Vertical (tele)
84.1° Diagonal | 73.7° Horizontal | 53.1° Vertical (wide) ~ 34.4° Diagonal | 28.8° Horizontal | 19.5° Vertical (tele)
Aperture
f/3.5–5.6 ~ f/22–38
f/2.8 ~ f/22
Autofocus
Yes
Yes
Crop Factor
1.5
Focal Length
18 mm ~ 55 mm
24 mm ~ 70 mm
Focal Length (35mm Equivalent)
27.0 mm ~ 82.5 mm
Focus Type
Internal
Internal
Image Stabilization
Yes
Yes
Weather Resistance
No
Yes
Zoom Type
External zoom
External zoom

Performance

Max Magnification
0.38x
0.27x
Min Focus Distance
250 mm / 9.84 in
380 mm / 14.96 in

Production

Accessory
Lens Hood: HB-N106 (sold separately)
Debut
2016-01-05
2015-08-04
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