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AF-S NIKKOR 24-70mm f/2.8G ED (2.9x)

Standard zoom NIKKOR lens with constant f/2.8 aperture

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  • SWM
  • N
  • ED
  • AS
  • M/A
  • IF

Key Features

  • Constant maximum aperture of f/2.8 at all focal lengths
  • Enhanced optical formulas, engineered to produce exceptional sharpness, contrast and color, render outstanding image integrity
  • ED (Extra-low dispersion) glass elements minimize chromatic aberration to deliver stunning sharpness and contrast
  • Aspherical lenses including large-diameter PGM element eliminate various types of lens aberration even at the widest aperture
  • Nano Crystal Coat virtually eliminates internal lens element reflections, effectively reducing ghosting and flare
  • High-performance Nikon Super Integrated Coating offers superior color reproduction, while minimizing ghosting and flare
  • IF (Internal Focusing) enables focusing without changing the length of lens barrel
  • Nikon’s exclusive Silent Wave Motor for fast, quiet autofocus operation
  • Rounded diaphragm opening (9 blades) makes out-of-focus elements appear more natural
  • 0.38 m/1.2 ft. closest focusing distance with focal length 35-50 mm
  • Filter attachment size of 77 mm
  • M/A mode enables instant switching from autofocus to manual focus, even during AF servo operation, with virtually no time lag
  • Dedicated flower-shaped lens hood effectively minimizes stray light
  • Lens barrel is built for comfortable holding while featuring a rugged design; zoom and focusing rings provide smooth operation
  • Engineered to Nikon professional D-SLR standards to effectively resist dust and moisture

Specifications

Focal length
24-70 mm
Maximum aperture
f/2.8
Minimum aperture
f/22
Lens construction
15 elements in 11 groups (with 3 ED glass elements, 3 aspherical lenses and one Nano Crystal Coat)
Picture angle
84° - 34°20’ (61° - 22°50’ with DX-format camera)
Closest focusing distance
0.38 m/1.2 ft. (with focal length 35-50 mm
Maximum reproduction ratio
1/3.7
No. of diaphragm blades
9 (rounded)
Filter/attachment size
77 mm
Focusing
Internal Focusing (IF) system; autofocus with a built-in SWM and manual focus
Diameter x length
(extension from lens mount)
Approx. 83 x 133 mm/3.3 x 5.2 in.
Weight
Approx. 900 g/31.7 oz.
Supplied accessories
Bayonet Hood HB-40, Semi-soft Case CL-M3

MTF Chart

Wide
Tele

Spatial Frequencies
S: Sagittal
M: Meridional
10 lines/mm
30 lines/mm

Lens Construction

: Aspherical lens elements
: ED glass elements
: Super ED glass elements