Readers' Choice: Best zoom lens of 2023

Zoom lenses continue to evolve, with manufacturers continuously pushing the limits of what's possible. In 2023, we saw an incredibly diverse collection of zooms that range from 'second generation' models meant to improve on old designs, to models that push zoom ranges wider and longer, sometimes with faster apertures.

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Our editorial team has had its say already, in our 2023 DPReview Awards, but which of this year's new zoom lenses was your favorite? This is your chance to let us and the industry know. If you think we missed something, please leave a comment to let us know.

Polls are now open, see below.

Voting takes place in three categories (cameras, prime and zoom lenses), running through December 31.

Once the vote has closed, we'll run a fourth and final poll drawn from the winners of the first three to determine the Readers' Choice Product of the Year. Look out for that poll early in 2024.

Voting is easy - pick your top 3 products by dragging and dropping to rank them in order of priority.

Have your say

Have your say: Best zoom lens of 2023
  • Canon RF 10-20mm F4 L IS STM7.2%
  • Canon RF 100-300mm F2.8L IS USM7.0%
  • Canon RF 200-800mm F6.3-9 IS USM4.8%
  • Canon RF 24-105mm F2.8 L IS USM Z9.9%
  • Canon RF 24-50mm F4.5-6.3 IS STM0.3%
  • Canon RF-S 10-18mm F4.5-6.3 IS STM0.6%
  • Canon RF-S 55-210mm F5.0-7.1 IS STM0.1%
  • Leica Super-Vario-Elmarit-SL 14-24mm F2.8 ASPH1.3%
  • Leica Vario-Elmar-SL 100-400 f/5-6.31.1%
  • Nikon Nikkor Z 180-600mm F5.6-6.3 VR16.9%
  • Nikon Nikkor Z 70-180mm F2.84.7%
  • Nikon Nikkor Z DX 12-28mm F3.5-5.6 PZ VR2.0%
  • Panasonic LUMIX S 14-28mm F4-5.6 Macro1.8%
  • Sigma 10-18mm F2.8 DC DN4.3%
  • Sigma 60-600mm F4.5-6.3 DG DN OS2.7%
  • Sigma 70-200mm F2.8 DG DN OS | Sports3.1%
  • Sony FE 16-35mm F2.8 GM24.0%
  • Sony FE 20-70mm F4 G14.5%
  • Sony FE 70-200mm F4 G OSS II4.8%
  • Tamron 17-50mm F4 Di III VXD2.7%
  • Tamron 70-180mm F2.8 Di III VC VXD G26.3%
Total voters: 1,614

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