Nikon AF-S Nikkor 20mm f/1.8G ED Review

October 13, 2014 | Mark Goldstein |

Main Rivals

Listed below are some of the rivals of the Nikon AF-S Nikkor 20mm f/1.8G ED.

Canon EF 24mm f/2.8 IS USM

The Canon EF 24mm f/2.8 IS USM is a new wide-angle prime lens. Boasting built-in image stabilisation and fast and quite auto-focusing, the EF 24mm f/2.8 IS USM is a more affordable but still very capable alternative to Canon's professional wide-angle primes. Read our in-depth Canon EF 24mm f/2.8 IS USM review complete with full-size sample images.

Nikon AF-S Nikkor 16-35mm f/4G ED VR

The Nikon AF-S Nikkor 16-35mm f/4G ED VR is a professional ultra-wide angle lens. Aimed mainly at full-frame DSLR users, but also compatible with DX bodies where it provides a focal range of 24-50mm, the Nikon 16-35mm f/4 also features built-in optical image stabilization. Read our in-depth Nikon AF-S Nikkor 16-35mm f/4G ED VR Review complete with full-size sample images.

Nikon AF-S Nikkor 24mm f/1.4G ED

The Nikon AF-S Nikkor 24mm f/1.4G ED is a new professional ultra-wide-angle lens. Aimed mainly at full-frame DSLR users, but also compatible with DX bodies where it provides a focal range of 36mm, the Nikon 24mm f/1.4 is aimed at professional photojournalists and landscape photographers. Read our in-depth Nikon AF-S Nikkor 24mm f/1.4G ED Review complete with full-size sample images.

Nikon AF-S Nikkor DX 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5G ED

The Nikon AF-S Nikkor 10-24mm f/4G ED VR is an ultra-wide angle lens for DX-format digital SLR cameras. This affordable lens provides a focal range of 15-36mm, offers quiet and fast auto-focusing, and is housed in a compact and lightweight body. Read our in-depth Nikon AF-S Nikkor 10-24mm f/4G ED VR review complete with full-size sample images.

Samyang 24mm f/1.4 ED AS UMC

The Samyang 24mm f/1.4 ED AS UMC is an ultra-wide-angle prime lens for full-frame and APS-C DSLRs. The Samyang 24mm f/1.4 is a more affordable alternative to the Nikon and Canon equivalents thanks largely to being manual-focus only. Read our in-depth Samyang 24mm f/1.4 ED AS UMC review complete with full-size sample images.

Tokina AT-X 16-28mm F2.8 Pro FX

The Tokina AT-X 16-28mm F2.8 Pro FX is an affordable wide-angle lens for full-format DSLR users. Incredibly well-built, the Tokina 16-28mm is a good match for cameras like the Canon EOS 5D MK II that we tested it with. Read our Tokina AT-X 16-28mm F2.8 Pro FX Review to find out if it's worth considering instead of the Canon and Nikon alternatives.