Best Zoom Lenses for Nikon D3400 (DxOMark)


Nikon D3400 (Amazon/ Adorama/ B&H/ eBay) is an entry-level APS-C model with cheap price. DxOMark has just tested a number of the zoom lenses on the Nikon D3400. See the result below.

Best Wide-angle Zoom | Best Standard Zoom | Best DX Telephoto Zoom | Best FX Telephoto Zoom 

Best Wide-angle Zoom Lenses for Nikon D3400

From the list below, you can see the three Tokina lenses are the best wide-angle zoom lenses for Nikon D3400. There are Tokina AT-X 14-20mm f/2 PRO DX lens, AT-X 11-20mm f/2.8 PRO DX lens and AT-X PRO DX-II 11-16mm f/2.8 lens.

Lens DxOMark Score In Stock Now
Tokina AT-X 14-20mm f/2 PRO DX 26 Amazon/Adorama/B&H/eBay
Tokina AT-X 11-20mm f/2.8 PRO DX 20 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/eBay
Tokina AT-X PRO DX-II 11-16mm f/2.8 19 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/eBay

Best Standard Zoom Lenses for Nikon D3400

In this ranger, three Sigma zoom lenses achieve the top three. With the overall score of 30 points, Sigma 18-35mm F1.8 DC art lens is the best standard zoom lens for Nikon D3400, followed by Sigma 24-35mm F2.0 DG HSM Art and Sigma 17-50mm F2.8 DC HSM lens.

Lens DxOMark Score In Stock Now
Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC A 30 Amazon/Adorama/B&H/eBay
Sigma 24-35mm F2.0 Art DG 26 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/eBay
Sigma 17-50mm f/2.8 EX DC OS HSM 21 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/eBay

Best DX Telephoto Zoom Lenses for Nikon D3400

With the total score of 25 points, Sigma 50-150 F2.8 EX DC HSM is the best DX telephoto zoom lens for Nikon D3400, however, it is not available in most US stores. You can try Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 55-200MM f/4-5.6G ED Vibration Reduction II Zoom Lens, for it is now $200 cheaper than regular.

Lens DxOMark Score In Stock Now
Sigma 50-150mm f/2.8 EX DC HSM 25 Amazon/Adorama/B&H/eBay
Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 55-200MM f/4-5.6G ED VR II 17 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/eBay

Best FX Telephoto Zoom Lenses for Nikon D3400

FX telephoto zoom lenses are always very expensive. Tamron SP 70-200mm F2.8 Di VC USD lens is the best FX telephot zoom lens for nikon D3400, followed by Nikon AF-S Nikkor 70-200mm f2.8G ED VR II and Sigma 120-300mm F2.8 Sports DG lens. The sigma lens is more expensive than the Tamron and Nikon.

Lens DxOMark Score In Stock Now
Tamron SP 70-200mm f/2.8 Di VC USD 24 Amazon/Adorama/B&H/eBay
Nikon 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II 23 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/eBay
Sigma 120-300mm F2.8 Sports DG APO OS HSM 22 Amazon/B&H/Adorama/eBay

Source: DxOMark

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