Top Result: Tamron 24-70mm f/2.8

Match Score



  • Excellent sharpness and optical quality
  • Image stabilized
  • Less expensive than the Nikon
  • Less weight than the Nikon
  • Very convenient focal range


  • TINY sharpness reduction in corners

Note From Jim

I'm sure I will annoy some Nikon fan boys by placing the Tamron 24-70 above the Nikon, but it's the truth. It's less expensive and has vibration reduction while being right on par with the Nikon 24-70. Just get the Tamron. You won't regret it.