Nikon D7200 w/ or w/o the 18-140mm kit lens?

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Ruekon Regular Member • Posts: 371
Re: Nikon D7200 w/ or w/o the 18-140mm kit lens?

Kit lenses generally provide a good opportunity to save some money. Nevertheless you should not only ask if the lens is good for its price, but also if it's good for your needs.

The 18-140 f/3.5-5.6 is the best "one covers all" super zoom for DX according to DxOMark. If you narrow the zoom range, then there are other interesting options around for $300-$500 , like constant f/2.8 and higher resolution. For little more money you can even get the constant f/1.8 18-35mm, when heading for wide angle. See e.g.:

Note: the given "Launch price" is often far above the current market price.

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Nikon D500 Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 16-85mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 10-24mm f/3-5-4.5G ED Nikon AF-S Nikkor 50mm f/1.8G Sigma 30mm F1.4 DC HSM Art +2 more
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