The primary difference is in their lens. However, the optical zoom of the camera Nikon DL24-85mm is 3.5x, which is more that that of DL18-50 but it’s completely depending on the kind of photography you want let’s discuss it thoroughly.
|Features/Models||DL 18-50||Nikon DL24-85mm
|Megapixel||21 megapixels||21 megapixel|
|Sensor size/Type||1″ (13.2 x 8.8 mm) CMOS||1″ (13.2 x 8.8 mm) CMOS|
|Aperture range||F1.8 – F2.8||F1.8 – F2.8|
|AF system||Contrast Detect (sensor)||Contrast Detect (sensor)|
|AF points||171 points||171 points|
|Shutter/min max||30sec 1/16000 sec||30 sec 1/16000sec|
|Top continuous shooting speed||20fps||20fps|
|Video||3840 x 2160 (30p, 25p), 1920 x 1080 (60p, 50p, 30p, 25p), 1280 x 720 (60p, 50p, 30p, 25p)||3840 x 2160 (30p, 25p), 1920 x 1080 (60p, 50p, 30p, 25p), 1280 x 720 (60p, 50p, 30p, 25p)|
|Display||3″ OLED tilting screen||3″ OLED tilting screen|
|Viewfinder||EVF 97%||EVF 97%|
|Battery Life||290 shots||290 shots|
|wireless connectivity||Wi-Fi with NFC and constant connection via Bluetooth||Wi-Fi with NFC and constant connection via Bluetooth|
|Dimension||106 x 63 x 58 mm (4.17 x 2.48 x 2.28″)||106 x 63 x 58 mm (4.17 x 2.48 x 2.28″)|
From top to bottom in the table almost every primary specification is looking same except optical zoom and Shutter speed. In such kind of situation choosing best camera that really worth to you is difficult, but despite of these, we are trying to find the utmost camera for you between these two.
If you want an option for landscape, architecture and portrait shooting then Dl18-50mm is the answer. while you are packing your bags to go for a tour, adjust DL24-85 somewhere inside your kit because the camera is great for shoot when you are in go.
Optical zoom- However, both the two cameras use the newly designed NIKKOR lens(11 elements in 9 groups) but DL24-85 features a 3.6x zoom range (7x with Dynamic Fine Zoom4) so that users can capture a wide variety of subjects with expensive detail as well as creamy and natural bokeh, even in low-light. On the other hand, DL 18-50 has optical zoom of 2.8x and it covers a standard focal length as well as it’s the only camera with one inch sensor that offers 18mm coverage and its 50mm focal length is suitable for portrait shooter.
Verdicts- Select the camera based on your needs since both of them are excellent and made for specific shooters.