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Nikon 16-35mm f/4G ED VR AF-S
9.5 out of 10

Nikon 16-35mm f/4G ED VR AF-S

Ultra wide-angle 16-35mm FX-format-compatible zoom lens with bui Read more

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Overall 8
8.0

Nikon AF-S Nikkor 16-35mm f/4G ED VR

PC Magazine
30 December 2014
  • Conclusion: The Nikon AF-S Nikkor 16-35mm f/4G ED VR lens can shoot images at dramatic wide angles, but it needs to be stopped down for edge-to-edge crispness.
  • Pros: Good center sharpness. Optically stabilized design. Ultra-wide field of view.
  • Cons: Noticeable distortion at 16mm. Soft edges at wider apertures.
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Overall 8
8.3

Expert Review

DP Review
14 February 2011
  • Summary: Nikon's 16-35mm F4 VR is the first true wide zoom to sport optical stabilization, but thankfully doesn't compromise imaging performance to do so. It's an excellent choice particularly for full frame users, but you do need to be aware of its pronounced barrel distortion at wide angle.
  • Pros: Very high image quality on both DX and FX formats, Excellent build quality with dust and moisture sealing, Highly effective optical image stabilization, Fast, silent autofocus with manual override
  • Cons: Huge barrel distortion at 16mm on FX cameras, Relatively big and heavy for its class (larger than many F2.8 wideangle zooms), Slightly inelegant flare handling
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Overall 7
7.0
Value for money 6
6.0
Overall quality 6
6.0
Build quality 9
9.0

Nikkor AF-S 16-35mm f/4 G ED VR (DX) - Review / Lab Test Report

photozone.de
5 November 2010
  • Conclusion: On our 16 MP DX test camera, the Nikkor AF-S 16-35 VR is a very good wide-angle to normal zoom lens that shows very good to excellent resolution in the center and very good border and corner sharpness at short and medium focal length settings.
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Overall 8
7.7
Value for money 7
7.0
Overall quality 7
7.0
Build quality 9
9.0

Nikkor AF-S 16-35mm f/4 G ED VR (DX) - Review / Lab Test Report

photozone.de
15 March 2010
  • Conclusion: On our 10 MP DX test camera, the Nikkor AF-S 16-35 VR is a very good wide-angle to normal zoom lens that shows excellent resolution in the center and very good border and corner sharpness at most focal length and aperture settings.
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Overall 9
8.5
Audio & image quality 9
9.0
Versatility 9
8.5
Usability 9
8.5
Build quality 10
9.5

AF-S Nikkor 16-35mm f/4G ED VR Lens

PhotoReview
1 March 2010
  • Summary: Nikon's first ultra wide-angle 16-35mm FX-format compatible zoom lens with built-in vibration reduction technology.The AF-S Nikkor 16-35mm f/4G ED VR lens provides a lower-priced (though still expensive) alternative to Nikon's other wide zoom lenses, which are a full f-stop faster.
  • Pros: You want an ultra-wide zoom lens for landscape or architectural photography., You require professional performance and build quality at an affordable price., You want high resolution at all focal lengths, along with good flatness of field., You'd like built-in image stabilisation., You'd like a l...
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Overall 9
8.5
Audio & image quality 9
9.0
Versatility 9
8.5
Usability 9
8.5
Build quality 10
9.5

AF-S Nikkor 16-35mm f/4G ED VR Lens

PhotoReview
1 March 2010
  • Summary: Nikon's first ultra wide-angle 16-35mm FX-format compatible zoom lens with built-in vibration reduction technology.The AF-S Nikkor 16-35mm f/4G ED VR lens provides a lower-priced (though still expensive) alternative to Nikon's other wide zoom lenses, which are a full f-stop faster.
  • Pros: You want an ultra-wide zoom lens for landscape or architectural photography., You require professional performance and build quality at an affordable price., You want high resolution at all focal lengths, along with good flatness of field., You'd like built-in image stabilisation., You'd like a l...
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