Nikon 12-24mm f/4 AF-S G IF-ED DX

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Solidly built, but not professional grade. Constant f/4.0 aperture. Almost no vignetting. Excellent at the long end. Some edge softness and CA at 12 mm. Performance maybe not quite good enough to justify its high price tag?

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Mount: Nikon F.
Format: DX/APS-C.
Aperture range: f/4 to f/22.
Optical zoom: 2x.
Close focus distance (CFD): 30 cm / 0.98 ft (from sensor plane).
CFD magnification: 1:8.3 / 0.12X.
Focus: AF (built-in, ring-type).
Groups/elements: 7/11.
Filter diameter: 77 mm.
L x D, W: 90 x 83 mm, 485 g.
IR: Poor IR performance.
Approximate street price: USD 1000 (new, w/o tax).
Introduced: no data.

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Nikon is a multinational corporation headquartered in Tokyo, Japan specializing in optics and imaging. Its products include cameras, lenses, flash units, scanners, binoculars, microscopes, measurement instruments, and steppers (used in semiconductor fabrication). The company was founded in 1917 as Nippon Kōgaku Kōgyō Kabushikigaisha (Japan Optical Industries Corporation), and renamed Nikon Corporation, after its cameras, in 1988. Nikon Corporation is one of the companies of the Mitsubishi Group.

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