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Nikon AF-S Nikkor 24-70mm f/2.8G ED

Zoom lens for Nikon SLR cameras

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Overview

Our take on the Nikon AF-S Nikkor 24-70mm f/2.8G ED

Capture incredible everyday photos and artistic people shots with this versatile Nikon zoom lens. Its focal range gives you moderate wide-angle to medium telephoto shooting with Nikon FX and DX SLR cameras. A large maximum aperture throughout the focal range means you'll get well-exposed photos, even when shooting in lower light with slower shutter speeds. Shoot group photos indoors without using a flash. Or snap clear outdoor shots — whether the subject is your children playing in the background or wildlife on a nature trail.

Wide-angle to telephoto shooting with this versatile lens

Capture incredible everyday photos and artistic people shots with this versatile Nikon zoom lens. Its focal range gives you moderate wide-angle to medium telephoto shooting with Nikon FX and DX SLR cameras. A large maximum aperture throughout the focal range means you'll get well-exposed photos, even when shooting in lower light with slower shutter speeds. Shoot group photos indoors without using a flash. Or snap clear outdoor shots — whether the subject is your children playing in the background or wildlife on a nature trail.

Superior optical performance

High-quality Nikon optics ensure accurate, razor-sharp results. A multi-coating on the lens minimizes flare and ghosting. Your photos will be clear and detailed across the entire field of view — from one edge to the other — thanks to three ED (Extra-Low Dispersion) glass elements and three aspherical lens elements. And Nikon's built-in Silent Wave Motor makes autofocus very fast and nearly silent. You'll be able to quickly focus on your subject and snap images of candid moments.

Product Highlights:

  • AF-S Nikkor 24-70mm f/2.8G ED zoom lens
  • designed for use with Nikon digital SLR cameras
  • 36-105mm effective focal length for Nikon DX format sensor cameras
  • built-in Silent Wave Motor for fast, accurate, and quiet autofocus
  • versatile zoom range for landscapes, people photography, and everyday shooting
  • minimum focus distance: 16 in.
  • minimum aperture: f/22
  • lens construction: 15 elements in 11 groups
  • contains three ED (extra-low dispersion) lens elements for high resolution and contrast
  • three aspherical lens elements provide clear, accurate focus from one edge of the image to the other
  • multi-coating reduces flare and ghosting
  • attachment/filter size: 77mm
  • lens is 3-5/16" in diameter, 5-1/4" long
  • weight: 31.7 oz.
  • warranty: 5 years with Nikon registration
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee
Supplied Accessories:
  • accessory hood, front and rear lens caps, and lens pouch

What's in the Box:

  • 24-70mm AF-S Nikkor lens
  • HB-40 Lens hood
  • LC-77 Front lens cap (installed)
  • LF-1 Rear lens cap (installed)
  • CL-M3 Soft lens case with adjustable shoulder strap
  • Instruction Manual (English/ French/ Spanish/ + 8 other languages)
  • Warranty form
  • Product Registration sheet
  • Nikon Extended Warranty offer

Awesome lens for general every day use. The breadth and the quality is just amazing. I will buy some prime lens for some targeted photography, but I think it meets my need for 90% of use/capability

Rajan, Portland, OR

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Features and Specs

General
Brand Compatibility Nikon
Image Stabilization No
Focal Length 24-70mm
Maximum Aperture f/2.8
Weight 31.7 ounces
Parts Warranty 5 Years w/registration
Labor Warranty 5 Years w/registration

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Warranty Information

Features

Overview: This item is an AF-S Nikkor 24-70mm, f/2.8G ED, wide angle to medium telephoto zoom lens, optimized for edge-to-edge sharpness when using both the Nikon FX- (23.9 x 36mm) and DX- format image sensors.

Construction: The three Extra-low Dispersion (ED) elements and three aspherical lenses control chromatic aberrations while enhancing sharpness and contrast even at the widest aperture settings. The exclusive Nano Crystal Coating further reduces ghosting and flare for even greater image clarity.

Built-in CPU: The lens has a built-in CPU which allows it to communicate with the camera body for focus and exposure functions. A set of CPU contacts is located on the lens mount for interfacing with the camera body.

Auto Focus: Internal Focus (IF) provides fast and quiet autofocusing without changing the length of the lens, retaining subject-working distance through the focus range. Nikon's Silent Wave Motor (SWM) enables ultra-high-speed autofocusing with exceptional accuracy and super-quiet operation. The manual/auto focus mode switch allows quick response to situations requiring manual focus operation.

Zoom Control: The lens features a large, textured manual zoom ring for easy zooming control.

Aperture: Because there is no aperture ring on this lens, the aperture must be set on the camera.

Diaphragm: The lens is equipped with a fully-automatic, 9-blade diaphragm that produces a nearly circular aperture. Out-of-focus images in front of or behind the subject are rendered as pleasing blurs.

Optional Accessories: Compatible optional accessories include 77mm screw-on filters; including circular polarizing filter.

Note: Teleconverter rings are not compatible with this lens.

Specifications

  • Type of Lens: G-type AF-S Zoom-Nikkor lens with a built-in CPU
  • Type of Mount: Nikon bayonet type
  • Filter Diameter: 77mm
  • Focal Length: 24mm to 70mm (the 35mm equivalent is approximately 36mm-105mm when using a camera body with an APS-C image sensor)
  • Closest Focus Distance:
    • 1.3' at focal length 24mm
    • 1.2' at focal lengths 28mm-50mm
    • 1.3' at focal length 70mm
  • Maximum Aperture: f/2.8
  • Minimum Aperture: f/22
  • Lens Construction: 15 elements in 11 groups with 3 aspherical and 3 ED glass elements (some elements Nano Crystal Coated)
  • Focal Length Scale: 24mm, 28mm, 35mm, 50mm, 70mm
  • Physical Dimensions:
    • Without Lens Hood:
      • Length: 5.507" to 6.314"
      • Diameter: 3.265"
    • With Lens Hood:
      • Length: 8.052"
      • Diameter: 4.230"
    • With Lens Caps: the front and rear lens caps add 0.656" to the lens' length
  • Weight: approximately 31.7 ounces

Warranty Information

Warranty Terms: Nikon offers a 1-year parts and labor warranty on this lens. An additional 4-year Extended Service Coverage is available at no charge if you register the product with Nikon within 10 days of purchase.

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