Nikon 24-70mm f/2.8G ED vs 24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR Specifications Comparison

Nikon has announced the AF-S NIKKOR 24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR standart zoom lens designed for Nikon DSLR cameras with full-frame image sensor.

Here is a quick specifications comparison between the new Nikon 24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR and the previous Nikon 24-70mm f/2.8G ED lens.

The AF-S Nikkor 24-70mm F2.8E ED VR, offers new optical construction, Vibration Reduction, and electromagnetic aperture control. Nikon has added an Aspherical Extra-Low Dispersion (ASP/ED) element along with regular aspherical, ED, and High-Refractive Index (HRI) elements and a Nano Crystal Coating. The lens has a 9-blade rounded aperture and uses 82mm filters.


Nikon 24-70mm f/2.8G ED vs 24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR Specs Comparison

Lens Model Nikon 24-70mm f/2.8G ED Nikon 24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR
Focal Length Range 24-70mm 24-70mm
Zoom Ratio 2.9x 2.9x
Focal Length
Maximum Aperture f/2.8 f/2.8
Minimum Aperture f/22 f/22
Format FX/35mm FX/35mm
Maximum Angle of View (DX-format) 61° 61°
Minimum Angle of View (DX-format) 22°50′ 22°50′
Maximum Angle of View (FX-format) 84° 84°
Minimum Angle of View (FX-format) 34°20′ 34°20′
Maximum Reproduction Ratio 0.27x 0.27x
Lens Elements 15 20
Lens Groups 11 16
Compatible Format(s) FX
FX in DX Crop Mode
35mm Film
FX in DX Crop Mode
35mm Film
VR (Vibration Reduction) Image Stabilization No Yes
Diaphragm Blades 9 9
Nano Crystal Coat Yes Yes
ED Glass Elements 3 2
Aspherical Elements 3 3
Super Integrated Coating Yes Yes
AF-S (Silent Wave Motor) Yes Yes
Internal Focusing Yes Yes
Minimum Focus Distance 1.2ft (0.38m) 35-50mm: 1.2 ft (0.38m)
24, 28, 70mm: 1.3 ft (0.41m)
Close Range Correction
Focus Mode Auto
Rear Focusing
Filter Size 77mm 82mm
Accepts Filter Type Screw-on Screw-on
Approx. Dimensions (Diameter x Length) 3.3in (83mm) x 5.2in (133mm) 3.4in (88mm) x 6in (154.5mm)
Approx. Weight 31.7oz (900g) 38.4oz (1070g)

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

Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR is available from the camera stores below.

Buy Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR
Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR $2,399.95 Amazon | B&H | Adorama

The new Nikon 24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR lens also have several accessories listed below. They are also shipping and available for this lens.