Nikon Nikkor 24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR AF-S Lens

Nikon Nikkor 24-70mm 2.8E ED VR AF-S Lens
Nikon Nikkor 24-70mm 2.8E ED VR AF-S Lens
Nikon Nikkor 24-70mm 2.8E ED VR AF-S Lens

This new AF-S Nikkor 24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR is one of the new lenses with no mechanical aperture coupling, the aperture coupling is done via electrical contacts on the lens, the E in the lens title indicates that it has electrical aperture coupling.

This lens is in Nikon’s professional range with the gold ring and it has Nikon’s Nano-Crystal and fluorine coatings.

A top of the range lens but rather expensive.


  • F mount,
  • Type E, AF-S lens,
  • Built in CPU and F mount,
  • Format, FX/35mm,
  • Focal length, 24–70mm,
  • Maximum aperture, f/2.8,
  • Minimum aperture, f/22,
  • Lens construction, 20 elements in 16 groups, including 2 ED elements, 1 aspherical ED element, 3 aspherical elements, 1 high refraction element, and elements with Nano-Crystal or fluorine coatings,
  • Angle of view, Nikon FX format D-SLR cameras: 84° to 34° 20′, Nikon DX-format D-SLR cameras: 61° to 22° 50′,
  • Minimum focus distance, 35 to 50 mm focal length:, 0.38m (1.25ft), 24, 28, and 70 mm focal lengths:, 0.41m (1.35ft), from focal plane,
  • VR (Vibration Reduction) image stabilization,
  • Number of diaphragm blades, 9 rounded diaphragm opening,
  • Nano Crystal Coat,
  • Fluorine coat,
  • Diaphragm, automatic electronic aperture control,
  • Metering, Full aperture,
  • Filter size, 82mm (P = 0.75 mm),
  • Dimensions, 88.0 mm maximum diameter x 154.5 mm (distance from camera lens mount flange),
  • Weight, 1070g (2.4 lb),
  • Autofocus,
  • AF-S Silent Wave Motor,
  • Internal focusing,
  • Focus modes, Manual, Manual/Auto, Nikon Internal Focusing (IF) System with autofocus controlled by Silent Wave Motor and separate focus ring for manual focus,
  • Focus distance indicator,
  • Focal length scale, graduated in millimeters (24, 28, 35, 50, 70),
  • Manual zoom using independent zoom ring.

Supplied accessories

  • 82 mm snap-on Front Lens Cap, LC-82,
  • Rear Lens Cap, LF-4,
  • Bayonet Hood, HB-74,
  • Lens Case, CL-M3.