Best Lenses For The Nikon D800E Camera

The next full frame DSLR camera from Nikon will be the replacement of D800 and D800E expected to be announced on June 26th.

The upcoming FX-format DSLR camera most likely be named as Nikon D800S. The new camera will be based on D800E and become the only model without the AA filter.

DxoMark published a series of articles showing the best lenses for the Nikon D800E. The list below is a feedback for the current D800E users and for those who are planning to buy the new D800s when it gets released.

According to DxOMark findings the Nikon D800E is up to 30% sharper than the regular D800 with certain lenses.

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Best Lenses For The Nikon D800E Camera

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Best wide-angle prime lenses for the Nikon D800E

Lens Model Lens Price DxoMark Score Sharpness P-MPix
Sigma 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM A $899 43 30
Carl Zeiss Distagon T 25mm f/2 ZF.2 $1,700 38 29
Carl Zeiss Distagon T 35mm f/1.4 ZF2 $1,843 38 23
Nikon AF-S Nikkor 24mm f/1.4G ED $1,929 37 23
Samyang 35mm f/1.4 AS UMC $449 37 20

Best wide-angle zoom lenses for the Nikon D800E

Lens Model Lens Price DxoMark Score Sharpness P-MPix
Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 14-24mm f/2.8G ED $2,000 31 24
Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 18-35mm f/3.5-4.5G ED $746 29 24
Tokina AT-X 16-28 f/2.8 PRO FX $639 27 19
Nikon AF-S Nikkor 16-35mm f/4G ED VR $1,256 25 19
Nikon AF-S Zoom-Nikkor 17-35mm f/2.8D IF-ED $1,759 23 14

Best standard and short telephoto prime lenses for the Nikon D800E

Lens Model Lens Price DxoMark Score Sharpness P-MPix
Carl Zeiss Distagon T* Otus 1.4/55 ZF.2 $3,999 50 33
Carl Zeiss Apo Sonnar T* 2/135 ZF.2 $2,122 44 36
Nikon AF-S Nikkor 85mm f/1.4G $1,599 44 30
Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 85mm f/1.8G $497 44 27
Carl Zeiss Makro-Planar T 100mm f/2 ZF2 $1,840 40 23

Best telephoto primes and zoom lenses for the Nikon D800E

Lens Model Lens Price DxoMark Score Sharpness P-MPix
Nikon AF-S Nikkor 200mm f/2G ED VR II $5,799 44 34
Nikon AF-S Nikkor 400mm F2.8G ED VR $8,999 39 33
Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 300mm f/2.8G ED VR II $5,779 38 33
Tamron SP 70-200mm F/2.8 Di VC USD $1,499 33 28
Sigma 120-300mm F2.8 DG OS HSM S $3,599 32 29