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Nikon Z 24-70mm F/4 S Lens Review - Verdict

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Nikon Z 24-70mm F/4 S Lens Review - Verdict: Nikkor Z 24 70mm F4S No Hood On Z7II | 1/4 sec | f/16.0 | 68.0 mm | ISO 100
     

Value For Money

The Nikon Nikkor Z 24-70mm f/4S zoom lens is priced at £849.00, which is highly competitive.

Alternatives include:

The new lens is definitely great value for money.          

For more options have a look at our lens top lists which feature optics we've reviewed and compiled into easy-to-read lists so you can make more informed decisions. 

 

Nikon Z 24-70mm F/4 S Verdict

For general shooting and maximum versatility, a zoom lens will win every time against a prime. Looking for ultimate quality is something else, but with zooms as good as the Nikkor Z 24-70mm f/4S even the very best primes are given a run for their money. The major casualty of a zoom is of course the reduced maximum aperture, and f/2.8 versions do tend to be very heavy and bulky. The f/4 zoom has a lot going for it, and with high ISO values offering such low noise in the latest cameras, we need have no fears even in the dullest of light.

The real advantage of the zoom lens is the close focus, and many lenses are now approaching macro distances. At 0.3x magnification, this lens tackles a whole range of close-up subjects with ease. The biggest competitor is probably the Nikkor Z 24-120mm f/4S, which extends the range but ups the price, whilst offering more of the same Nikkor Z quality.

The Nikkor Z 24-70mm f/4S zoom lens is definitely 'Highly Recommended'.

Nikon Z 24-70mm F/4 S Pros

  • Excellent to Outstanding sharpness
  • Well controlled CA
  • Virtually no distortion
  • Dust and moisture resistance
  • Moderate vignetting
  • Closer than average focusing
  • Excellent AF performance
  • Relaxed pleasant bokeh
  • Light and compact
  • Virtually no flare
  • Excellent price

 

Nikon Z 24-70mm F/4 S Cons

  • Vignetting obvious

Features4/5
Handling5/5
Performance4.5/5
Value5/5
Overall Verdict
 

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