Best zoom lens of 2020
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Best zoom lens of 2020

2021 was a bad year for lots of things, but a very good year for new lenses. Within that category, some of the highest-performing optics of the year were zooms. Plenty of great new gear was released this year, and while we've reviewed a lot of it, we can't get our hands on everything. And that's where you come in.

Our editorial team has had its say already, in our annual DPReview Awards, but which of this year's new zoom lenses was your favorite? This your chance to let us know. And if you think we missed something, please leave a comment.

Voting in three categories (cameras, prime and zoom lenses) runs through December 19th, and once the vote has closed we'll run a fourth and final poll drawn from the winners of the first three to determine your choice for overall product of the year. Look out for that one early in the new year.


Have your say

Have your say: Best zoom lens of 2021
  • Canon RF 100-400mm F5.6-8 IS USM4.2%
  • Canon RF 14-35mm F4L IS USM6.3%
  • Fujifilm GF 35-70mm F4.5-5.6 WR3.3%
  • Fujifilm XF 70-300 F4-5.6 R LM OIS WR3.5%
  • Nikon Nikkor Z 100-400mm F4.5-5.6 VR S9.1%
  • Nikon Nikkor Z 24-120mm F4 S9.1%
  • Nikon Nikkor Z DX 18-140mm F3.5-6.3 VR1.9%
  • Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 8-25mm F4 Pro5.5%
  • Panasonic Leica DG Vario-Summilux 25-50mm F1.7 ASPH4.1%
  • Panasonic Lumix S 70-300 F4.5-5.6 Macro OIS1.1%
  • HD Pentax-DA* 16-50mm F2.8 ED PLM AW2.4%
  • Sigma 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG DN OS | S2.9%
  • Sigma 18-50mm F2.8 DC DN C4.0%
  • Sigma 28-70mm F2.8 DG DN | C3.5%
  • Sony FE 70-200mm F2.8 GM OSS II9.5%
  • Tamron 11-20mm F2.8 Di III-A RXD2.6%
  • Tamron 150-500mm F5-6.7 Di III VC VXD2.6%
  • Tamron 18-300mm F3.5-6.3 Di III-A VC VXD2.4%
  • Tamron 28-75mm F2.8 Di III VXD G27.4%
  • Tamron 35-150mm F2-2.8 Di III VXD14.6%
Total voters: 1,364

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