Reviews and Problems with Nikon 24-85mm f/3.5-4.5G ED VR AF-S
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Audio & image quality 9
Build quality 9
AF-S Nikkor 24-85mm f/3.5-4.5G ED VR Lens
23 November 2012
Summary: Buy this lens if: - You want a capable general-purpose zoom lens for a Nikon camera body. - You require detailed images with accurate colour reproduction. - You want fast and quiet autofocusing. - You want effective built-in image stabilisation.
Pros: You want a capable general-purpose zoom lens for a Nikon camera body., You require detailed images with accurate colour reproduction., You want fast and quiet autofocusing., You want effective built-in image stabilisation. Buy this lens if:, You want a capable general-purpose zoom lens for a Niko...
Cons: For macro photography and extreme close-ups., As a copying lens., If you're concerned about size and weight.
Excerpt: A standard zoom for FX format DSLRs covering wide angle to telephoto focal lengths without the size, weight or cost of f/2.8 equivalents. This lens costs around £520 and includes Nikon's second generation VR system and silent focusing with full time manual focus override.
Pros: Good sharpness in the centre throughout the zoom range, VRII stabilisation, Good build, Relatively compact and lightweight when compared to Nikon's other FX lenses
Cons: Distortion at both ends of the zoom range, Falloff of illumination towards the corners at maximum aperture