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Nikon NIKKOR Z 24-120mm f/4 S Lens

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Nikon NIKKOR Z 24-120mm f/4 S Lens
Key Features
  • Z-Mount Lens/FX Format
  • Aperture Range: f/4 to f/22
  • Three ED and Three Aspherical Elements
  • One Aspherical ED Glass Element
A truly versatile everyday lens, the NIKKOR Z 24-120mm f/4 S, from Nikon, is a wide-angle to short-telephoto zoom covering an extremely useful range of focal lengths to benefit a variety of applications from landscape to portraiture. The constant f/4 maximum aperture offers consistent performance throughout the zoom range and the lens features an advanced optical design for high sharpness and clarity. As a go-to lens for a majority of needs, this lens also sports a relatively compact and lightweight design.
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Nikon NIKKOR Z 24-120mm f/4 S Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Optical Design
  • 3Autofocus
  • 4Handling and Design

A truly versatile everyday lens, the NIKKOR Z 24-120mm f/4 S, from Nikon, is a wide-angle to short-telephoto zoom covering an extremely useful range of focal lengths to benefit a variety of applications from landscape to portraiture. The constant f/4 maximum aperture offers consistent performance throughout the zoom range and the lens features an advanced optical design for high sharpness and clarity. As a go-to lens for a majority of needs, this lens also sports a relatively compact and lightweight design.

Optical Design

  • Featuring a combination of three ED elements, one aspherical ED element, and three aspherical elements, both chromatic and spherical aberrations are effectively eliminated throughout the zoom range for notable sharpness and clarity.
  • ARNEO and Nano Crystal Coats are used to prevent ghosting, reflections, and flare in order to realize improved contrast and clarity when working in strong lighting and backlit conditions. The Nano Crystal Coat controls incidental light from a diagonal direction while the ARNEO Coat controls incidental light from a vertical direction.

Autofocus

  • Multi-focus system incorporates two separate AF drive units, which are synchronized, to deliver especially fast and accurate focusing throughout the zoom range. This system uses stepping motors, which offer impressively smooth and quiet autofocus performance that is well-suited to both stills and video applications.
  • Full-time manual focus override is also possible and an internal focusing design is used, where only the internal lens groups are moved during focusing, to maintain the overall length of the lens during use and to promote faster focusing speeds.
  • Dedicated manual focus ring at the rear of the lens for tactile and precise control over the focus position.
  • Minimum focusing distance of 1.1', along with a maximum magnification of 0.39x, benefits working with close-up subjects.

Handling and Design

  • Programmable Control Ring can be used to control aperture, ISO, or exposure compensation.
  • Assignable L.Fn button works in conjunction with camera-based Fn buttons to provide seamless points for quickly changing exposure settings and other functions.
  • Dust- and moisture-resistant lens barrel, along with a front fluorine coating, benefits the lens' use in inclement conditions.
UPC: 018208201051

Nikon NIKKOR Z 24-120mm f/4 S Specs

Focal Length24 to 120mm
Maximum Aperturef/4
Minimum Aperturef/22
Lens MountNikon Z
Format CompatibilityFull-Frame
Angle of View84° to 20° 20'
Minimum Focus Distance1.1' / 35 cm
Close-Up Magnification0.39x
Optical Design16 Elements in 13 Groups
Diaphragm Blades9, Rounded
Focus TypeAutofocus
Image StabilizationNo
Filter Size77 mm (Front)
Dimensions (ø x L)3.3 x 4.6" / 84 x 118 mm
Weight1.4 lb / 630 g
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Does this add IS, like the Canon and Sony ...

Does this add IS, like the Canon and Sony equivalent do?
Asked by: Clayton
This lens does not have built-in Vibration Reduction (VR) since all Nikon Z full frame cameras have built-in 5 axis In Body Image Stabilization (IBIS). Therefore the lens does not require it. However, if used on other non-IBIS cameras, such as the Dx APS-C models (Z50 and Zfc), there would be no VR.
Answered by: Carl
Date published: 2021-11-09

Does the zoom feature on this Nikon Z 24-120mm ...

Does the zoom feature on this Nikon Z 24-120mm extend the lens barrel out from the camera body or does the lens length remain constant? Anyone know the Nikon nomenclature for this type of spec?
Asked by: Chris
This lens will extend when zoomed. See video to view the extension: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CAb13sFeIYE Note that the lens DOES have Internal Focusing (IF), that means it will NOT change size during M or AF focusing, just with zooming.
Answered by: Carl
Date published: 2021-11-01

How does this compare to a Sony GM 24-70 2.8?

How does this compare to a Sony GM 24-70 2.8?
Asked by: Tina
I would compare the NIKKOR Z 24-70mm f/2.8 S Lens, since you are speaking of a $2K + lens.
Answered by: Kevin
Date published: 2021-11-11

I've been very please with the Z 24-70 F/4 S that ...

I've been very please with the Z 24-70 F/4 S that I purchased with my Z5. This 24-120 would be a replacement for the 24-70, rather than an additional lens, unless there were optical compromises needed to get the extra reach. Yes?
Asked by: John
Keep an eye on the YouTube channel "Ricci Talks", he's releasing an in-depth comparison between these two lenses. My hunch is this 24-120 will at least be equally sharp throughout the range as the 24-70 4.
Answered by: Craig
Date published: 2021-11-07
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