Nikkor Z 24-70mm f/2.8 S vs. Nikkor 24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR specifications comparison:

Nikkor Z 24-70mm f/2.8 S Nikkor 24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR

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Focal Length Range

24 -70mm 24 -70mm

Zoom Ratio

2.9x 2.9x

Maximum Aperture

f/2.8 f/2.8

Minimum Aperture

f/22 f/22


FX 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

0.22x 0.27x

Lens Elements

17 20

Lens Groups

15 16

Compatible Format(s)


FX in DX Crop Mode

35mm Film

VR (Vibration Reduction) Image Stabilization


Diaphragm Blades

9 9

Nano Crystal Coat

Yes Yes

ED Glass Elements

2 2

Aspherical Elements

4 3

Super Integrated Coating

Yes Yes

AF-S (Silent Wave Motor)


Internal Focusing

Yes Yes

Minimum Focus Distance

1.25 ft.(0.38 m)

35-50 mm focal length: 1.2 ft. (0.38 m) from focal plane

24, 28, 70 mm focal lengths: 1.3 ft. (0.41 m) from focal plane

Focus Mode





Filter Size

82mm 82mm

Accepts Filter Type

Screw in Screw-on

Approx. Dimensions (Diameter x Length)

89mm126mm 3.4 in.88.0 mmx6.0 in.154.5 mm

Approx. Weight

24.8 oz.805 g

38.4 oz.1070 g