Nikon Z 24-50mm f/4-6.3 Review

August 17, 2020 | Mark Goldstein | Rating star Rating star Rating star Half rating star



Nikon Z mount


FX/35 mm

Focal length

24–50 mm

Maximum aperture

f/4 to 6.3

Minimum aperture

f/22 to 36

Lens construction

11 elements in 10 groups (including 2 ED elements and 3 aspherical elements)

Angle of view

FX format: 84° to 47°, DX format: 61° to 31° 30'

Focal length scale

Graduated in millimeters (24, 28, 35, 40, 50)

Focusing system

Internal focusing system

Minimum focus distance

0.35 m (1.15 ft) from focal plane at all zoom positions

Maximum reproduction ratio

0.17x (50 mm zoom position)

No. of diaphragm blades

7 (rounded diaphragm opening)

Aperture range

24 mm zoom position: f/4 to 22, 50 mm zoom position: f/6.3 to 36

Filter attachment size

52 mm (P = 0.75 mm)

Diameter x length (extension from lens mount)

Approx. 73.5 mm (2.9 in.) maximum diameter x 51 mm (2.1 in.) (distance from camera lens mount flange when lens is retracted)


Approx. 195 g (6.9 oz)



Internal focusing



Auto, Manual

Supplied accessories

LC-52B Lens Cap (front cap), LF-N1 Lens Cap (rear cap)

  • ¹ Shortest length and lightest weight among standard zoom lenses for full-frame interchangeable-lens mirrorless cameras released as of July 21, 2020.