>If you love the 24-120 focal range and if it has served you >well over the years, I strongly suggest that you owe it to >yourself to try out the much newer Nikkor 24-120 f/4 VRII. It >is a remarkable match for the D800 and it has been on my own >D800 since last May. I purchased the newer 24-120 f/4 when it >first came out three years ago and it has never let me down. >The newer design is wonderfully sharp, contrast is wonderful, >color is excellent and it's fast. A well built lens and one of >Nikon's better efforts. The difference between both of the old >Nikkor 24-120 designs (non-VR and original VR) and the the >newer f/4 VRII version is literally like night and day.
AMEN! I had the older version of the 24-120 and recently got the new f4 one. Oh my, what a difference! I'm lovin' that lens on my D800. Cheers, Bill P.