Nikon 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5 AF-S G IF-ED DX
Introduced in May 2009. Largest zoom range in its class. Consumer grade build. Barrel distortion and some edge softness and CA at the wide end. Usable on FX from around 15 mm. Performance maybe not quite good enough to justify its high price tag?
Rating: Ed: 80, User: - (normalized, 0=useless, 50=average, 100=excellent).
Mount: Nikon F.
Aperture range: f/3.5-4.5 to f/22.
Optical zoom: 2.4x.
Close focus distance (CFD): 24 cm / 0.79 ft (from sensor plane).
CFD magnification: 1:8.3 / 0.12X.
Focus: AF (built-in, ring-type).
Filter diameter: 77 mm.
L x D, W: 87 x 83 mm, 460 g.
Approximate street price: USD 810 (new, w/o tax).
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.