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Compare Nikon 24-70mm F2.8E vs Nikon 200-500mm F5.6E vs Nikon Z 400mm F4.5

Reviews

Neo score
60%
33%
66%
Pros
  • Optically stabilized
  • Weather-sealed
  • Some distortion not well corrected
  • IQ falls short of what its price would suggest
  • Optically stabilized
  • Zoom lock prevents zoom creep
  • Comes with a tripod collar
  • Great price for such a lens
  • Constant f/5.6 aperture
  • Optically stabilized
  • Weather-sealed
  • Good build quality
Cons
  • Quite large for what it is
  • On the heavy side
  • External zoom without zoom lock
  • Dark maximum aperture
  • Large physical size with large diameter and long barrel
  • On the heavy side
  • Lacks weather sealing
  • Dark maximum aperture
  • Rather large and heavy

Price

MSRP
2100 USD
1400 USD
Offers (incl. referral links)

Construction

Aperture Blades
9 blades, Rounded blades
9 blades, Rounded blades
9 blades, Rounded blades
Colors
Black
Black
Form Factor
Standard Zoom Lens
Super Telephoto Zoom Lens
Super Telephoto Prime Lens
Image Size
Full-Frame
Full-Frame
Full-Frame
Lens Barrel
Distance scale
Focus limiter, Tripod collar, Distance scale
Lens Mount
Nikon F-mount
Nikon F-mount
Nikon Z-mount
Motor
Ring-type ultrasonic
Ring-type ultrasonic
Stepper motor
Optical Formula | Elements
20 elements
19 elements
19 elements
Optical Formula | Groups
16 groups
12 groups
13 groups
Optical Formula | Special Glass
3 aspherical and 2 ED elements + nano crystal and fluorine coatings groups
3 ED elements groups
1 x ED, 2 x SuperED, 1 x Short-wavelength refractive groups

Dimensions

Filter Diameter
82 mm / 3.23 in
95 mm / 3.74 in
95 mm / 3.74 in
Size | Diameter
88 mm / 3.46 in
108 mm / 4.25 in
104 mm / 4.09 in
Size | Length
155 mm / 6.10 in
268 mm / 10.55 in
235 mm / 9.25 in
Weight
1070 g / 37.81 oz
2300 g / 81.27 oz
1245 g / 43.99 oz

Function

Angle Of View
84.1° Diagonal | 73.7° Horizontal | 53.1° Vertical (wide) ~ 34.4° Diagonal | 28.8° Horizontal | 19.5° Vertical (tele)
12.4° Diagonal | 10.3° Horizontal | 6.9° Vertical (wide) ~ 5.0° Diagonal | 4.1° Horizontal | 2.7° Vertical (tele)
6.2° Diagonal | 5.2° Horizontal | 3.4° Vertical
Aperture
f/2.8 ~ f/22
f/5.6 ~ f/32
f/4.5 ~ f/32
Autofocus
Yes
Yes
Yes
Focal Length
24 mm ~ 70 mm
200 mm ~ 500 mm
400 mm
Focus Type
Internal
Internal
Image Stabilization
Yes
Yes
Yes (5.5 stops)
Weather Resistance
Yes
No
Yes
Zoom Type
External zoom
External zoom (zoom lock available)

Performance

Max Magnification
0.27x
0.22x
0.16x
Min Focus Distance
380 mm / 14.96 in
2200 mm / 86.61 in
2500 mm / 98.43 in

Production

Accessory
Lens hood included
Debut
2015-08-04
2015-08-04
2022-06-29
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