http://imaging.nikon.com/products/imaging/lineup/lens/af/zoom/af-s_zoom24-70mmf_28g/index.htm I remember few years back there were so many 2.8 zoom lens with an aperture ring. However, Nikon don't make lens with aperture which is disgrace because it is like silencing for users who use old manual nikons! Is this any news that the Nikon is reviving the old 2.8 zoom lens with an aperture ring? P.S. I am planning to invest in FX sensor cameras in the future.