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Nikon AF Nikkor 18-35mm f3.5-4.5D IF ED vs Nikon AF-S Nikkor 17-35mm f2.8D ED-IF

Looking to find more information regarding these two camera lenses? Check out our side by side comparison of the Nikon AF Nikkor 18-35mm f3.5-4.5D IF ED vs Nikon AF-S Nikkor 17-35mm f2.8D ED-IFto review specs, pros and cons, and which is right for you.

Nikon 18-35mm f3.5-4.5D IF ED Top Features

  • 18-35mm Focal Range
  • F3.5 – F4.5 Max Aperture
  • Filter Thread: 77mm
  • Max Format: 35mm FF
  • Nikon F (FX) Mount
  • Weight: 370g.
  • Diameter: 83mm
  • Length: 83mm
  • Min Focus Distance:0.33m

Nikon AF Nikkor 18-35mm f3.5-4.5D IF ED

Nikon 17-35mm f2.8D ED-IF Top Features

  • 17-35mm Focal Range
  • F2.8 Max Aperture
  • Filter Thread: 77mm
  • Max Format:
  • Nikon F (FX) Mount
  • Weight: 745g.
  • Diameter: 83mm
  • Length: 106mm
  • Min Focus Distance:0.28m

Nikon AF-S Nikkor 17-35mm f2.8D ED-IF

Our Winner: Nikon AF Nikkor 18-35mm f3.5-4.5D IF ED over Nikon AF-S Nikkor 17-35mm f2.8D ED-IF

Weight 370g vs 745g
Length 83mm vs 106mm

Pros Of Nikon AF-S Nikkor 17-35mm f2.8D ED-IF over Nikon AF Nikkor 18-35mm f3.5-4.5D IF ED
Focal Length – Wide 17mm vs 18mm
Optical Zoom 2.10x vs 1.90x
Max Aperture – Wide 2.8 vs 3.5
Max Aperture – Tele 2.8 vs 4.5
Diaphgragm Blades 9 vs 7
Minimum Focus Distance 0.28m vs 0.33m

Cons Of Nikon AF Nikkor 18-35mm f3.5-4.5D IF ED and Nikon AF-S Nikkor 17-35mm f2.8D ED-IF
Image Stabilization No vs No
Weather Sealing No vs No

Nikon 18-35mm f3.5-4.5D IF ED vs Nikon 17-35mm f2.8D ED-IF All Features

General Nikon 18-35mm f3.5-4.5D IF ED Nikon 17-35mm f2.8D ED-IF
Brand Nikon Nikon
Lens Type Zoom Zoom
Price CHECK PRICE CHECK PRICE
Lens Type Wideangle Zoom Wideangle Zoom
Lens Mount Nikon F (FX) Nikon F (FX)
Max Format 35mm FF 35mm FF
Focal Range 18-35mm 17-35mm
Image Stabilization No No
Colour Black Black
Zoom Method Rotary (internal) Rotary (internal)
Power Zoom
Zoom Lock
Zoom Ratio 1.9X 2.1X
Aperture
Max Aperture F3.5 – F4.5 F2.8
Min Aperture F22.0 F22.0
Aperture Ring Yes Yes
Diaphragm Blades 7 9
Optics
Optical Elements 11 13
Optical Groups 8 10
Special Elements 1 ED glass element and 1 aspherical lens unknown
Focusing
Min Focus Distance 0.33m 0.28m
Max Magnification unknown unknown
Autofocus Yes Yes
AF Motor Type Screw drive from camera Ultrasonic
Full Time Manual Yes
Focus Method Internal Internal
Distance Scale Yes Yes
DoF Scale Yes Yes
Distance Scale Yes Yes
Focus Distance Limiter Unknown Unknown
Physical Specs
Weight 370g 745g
Diameter 83mm 83mm
Length 83mm 106mm
Materials metal mount metal mount
Weather Sealing No No
Filter Thread 77mm 77mm
Filter Notes
Hood Supplied Yes Yes
Hood Code HB-23 HB-35
Tripod Collar No No
Optional Accessories
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