Nikon AF Nikkor 18-35mm f/3.5-4.5D IF ED vs. Panasonic 8-18mm F2.8-4

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Aug 29, 2000
Apr 19, 2017
 
Zoom lens
Zoom lens
35mm FF
FourThirds
18–35 mm
8–18 mm
No
No
Nikon F (FX)
Micro Four Thirds
 
F3.5–4.5
F2.8–22
F22
F4–22
Yes
 
7
7
rounded blades
Circular blades
 
11
15
8
10
1 ED glass element and 1 aspherical lens
Aspherical ED, aspherical, ED, UHR elements + Nano Surface Coating.
 
0.33 m (12.99)
0.23 m (9.06)
 
0.12×
Yes
Yes
Screw drive from camera
Stepper motor
Unknown
 
Internal
Internal
Yes
No
Yes
No
 
370 g (0.82 lb)
315 g (0.69 lb)
83 mm (3.25)
73 mm (2.87)
83 mm (3.25)
88 mm (3.46)
metal mount
 
No
Yes
Black
Black
Rotary (internal)
 
 
No
77 mm
67 mm
Yes
Yes
HB-23
 
No
No