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Nikon AF-S DX Zoom Nikkor 17-55mm f/2.8G IF-ED

Nikon AF-S DX Zoom Nikkor 17-55mm f/2.8G IF-ED
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732 reviews

Dec, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 732 reviews of Nikon AF-S DX Zoom Nikkor 17-55mm f/2.8G IF-ED. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Lenses & Filters for all reviews. Views about the design and reliability are on the whole positive. The size and usability also get good feedback, but many are critical about the price.

usability, size, reliability, design

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On average, users rate this product 93/100.

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Nikon AF-S DX Zoom Nikkor 17-55mm f/2.8G IF-ED

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 23 user reviews of Nikon AF-S DX Zoom Nikkor 17-55mm f/2.8G IF-ED from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.4/5 for other Lenses & Filters on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers really like the design and reliability. There are some mixed views about the price.

usability, reliability, design

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

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Amazon.com review summary for Nikon AF-S DX Zoom Nikkor 17-55mm f/2.8G IF-ED

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 74 user reviews of Nikon AF-S DX Zoom Nikkor 17-55mm f/2.8G IF-ED from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Lenses & Filters on Amazon.com. Reviewers really like the size and reliability. The design and usability are also appreciated, whereas many are less positive about the price.

usability, design, reliability, size

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95% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

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Nikon 17-55mm f/2.8G AF-S DX Lens

 

While I hope to create a full Nikon 17-55mm f/2.8G AF-S DX Lens evaluation, my first priority is to include results from this lens in the lens comparison tools.This page currently exists because it is required by the database and content management...

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Nikon 17-55mm f/2.8G ED-IF AF-S DX Nikkor Review Round-Up

 

The Nikkor AF-S 17-55mm f/2.8G IF-ED DX is a professional grade lens and it certainly shows up regarding its exceptionally high build quality as well as very fast AF speed. Optically it is, without doubt, a very good lens but it has a few issues. The...

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Nikon 17-35mm f/2.8D IF-ED AF-S Review Round-Up

 

The Nikkor AF-S 17-35mm f/2.8D IF-ED is a professional grade lens and it delivers accordingly specifically regarding its superb build quality. The optical quality is on a very high though not unprecedented level. The center resolution is superb...

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Nikon's Ultra Sharp AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor 17-55mm f/2.8G IF-ED Lens

 

Nikkor brings us a top-quality gold-ring (professional-grade) lens with the AF-S DX 17-55mm F/2.8 G IF-ED. Sharp as a tack with exceptional build quality, its metal-body and rubber sealing to prevent against dust and humidity speak to its quality. A...

Extremely sharp ; Amazing auto-focus accuracy and speed ; Excellent build quality

Hefty price tag ; Hefty weight (for some)

If you are looking to invest in some serious glass, then I have to say that the Nikkor AF-S DX 17-55 F/2.8 G IF-ED is a fantastic choice for the serious hobbyist to the professional photographer. With its impressive build quality and its unbelievable...

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Nikon's Ultra Sharp AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor 17-55mm f/2.8G IF-ED Lens

 

If you are looking to invest in some serious glass, then I have to say that the Nikkor AF-S DX 17-55 F/2.8 G IF-ED is a fantastic choice for the serious hobbyist to the professional photographer. With its impressive build quality and its unbelievable...

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Nikon 17-55mm f/2.8G ED-IF AF-S DX Nikkor Review

 

Gary Wolstenholme reviews the premium DX lens from Nikon, the Nikkor 17-55mm f/2.8G ED-IF AF-S lens. Find out how it performs in our review.

Very good sharpness in the centre at f/2.8; Excellent across the frame when stopped down; Tank-like build quality; Fast autofocus; Low falloff for a f/2.8 zoom

Expensive

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AF-S DX 17-55 mm f/2.8G IF-ED

 

chromatic aberration a bit too visible, especially for f/2.8,, big size and weight.

We can recommend this lens only by comparing the amount of disadvantages and advantages, especially that the last disadvantage is rather a warning for the potential buyers than a disadvantage in itself. You can’t cheat the laws of physics after all - a...

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REVIEW: Nikon 17-55mm f/2.8G ED-IF AF-S DX Nikkor Lens Review

 

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Nikon 17-55mm f/2.8G ED-IF AF-S DX

 

Nikon's 17-55mm lens is designed for Nikon DX (APS-C) sized sensors. With a fast continuous aperture of f/2.8...

Good build quality, Sonic Wave Motor, fast f/2.8 aperture

Slower Sonic Wave Motor than comparable Canon lens

It may cost a lot, but the amount of features - such as the high build, SWM and fast f/2.8 aperture - definitely puts this lens in a professional category. The high optical performance is also a bonus, and Nikon owners will be proud to own such a great...

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Nikkor AF-S 17-55mm f/2.8 G IF-ED DX

 

The Nikkor AF-S 17-55mm f/2.8 G IF-ED DX is a gold ring lensindicating a professional grade Nikon lens for F-mount DSLRs.It is a designated DX lens with a reduced image circle - thereforeit is not compatible to full frame Nikon cameras. The...

The Nikkor AF-S 17-55mm f/2.8G IF-ED DX is a professional grade lens and it certainlyshows up regarding its exceptionally high build quality as well as very fast AF speed.Optically it is, without doubt, a very good lens but it has a few issues. The...

Product Specifications

Configuration

Autofocus: Yes
Image Stabiliser: No

General Features

3D: No
Application:SLR Camera
Bayonet Compatibility:Nikon/Fujifilm
Product Type:Wide Angle Zoom Lens
Usage:Digital Cameras
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