AF Zoom-Nikkor 24-85mm f/2.8-4D IF (3.5x)

High-performance standard zoom lens for landscapes to portraits

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  • AS
  • IF

Key Features

  • Fast f/2.8 maximum aperture at 24mm focal length
  • Provides maximum 1:2 reproduction ratio from 35-85mm
  • Hybrid and molded-glass aspherical lens elements for higher optical performance
  • Nine-blade rounded diaphragm achieves a natural blur for out-of-focus elements


Focal length
Maximum aperture
Minimum aperture
Lens construction
15 elements in 11 groups (2 aspherical lenses)
Picture angle
84° - 28°30' [61° - 18°50' with Nikon digital cameras (Nikon DX format)]
Closest focusing distance
0.5m (0.21m at 85mm focal length and macro setting)
Maximum reproduction ratio
1/5.9 (1/2 at 85mm focal length and macro setting)
No. of diaphragm blades
9 (rounded)
Filter/attachment size
Diameter x length
(extension from lens mount)
Appproximately 78.5 x 82.5 mm/3.1 x 3.2 in.
Approximately 545 g/19.2 oz.
Supplied accessories
72mm snap-on front lens cap, Rear lens cap LF-1, Bayonet Hood HB-25

MTF Chart


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

Lens Construction

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