More to come?
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More to come?

The 17-28mm F2.8 makes a useful addition to the Nikon lens range, though it's reasonable to wonder what's been done to justify the 33% markup, relative to the Tamron version's list price. The launch of the second Tamron-like 'budget' F2.8 zoom raises the possibility that Nikon might consider a Nikkor version of the 70-180mm F2.8 Di III VXD, and it's notable that a lens with this rather distinctive focal length range was added to its most recent lens roadmap.

Given Tamron's version has a list price of $1200, there's plenty of scope for such a lens to undercut Nikon's own premium $2700 Nikkor Z 70-200mm F2.8 S. In the case of the 17-28mm and 28-75mm, neither lens goes as wide as its 'S' counterpart, meaning there's substantial differentiation between these and the more expensive lens, wheres 70-180mm isn't significantly different to 70-200mm, in terms of reach. Nikon is seemingly confident enough in the pro-grade appeal of its 70-200 'S' to also provide a more accessible option for Z-mount shooters on tighter budgets.