(09-15-2021, 06:33 PM)Rover Wrote: If Lenstip's findings are to be believed, it was alright stopped down. My remark was more about it being MF.Every lens is more or less alright when stopped down.... Issues generally are when lenses are used with bigger aperture settings. And this 28mm is really not great on FF when not stopped down a lot...
This "new" "S" lens has made the look more old Nikon (pre-Ai, pre-K) than the "N" version (N already stood for "Nikkor look").
I think that is the only difference.
SL II looked like a metal manual focus lens. SL II N looked more like a pre-K Nikkor manual focus lens. SL II S refines the pre-K Nikkor look.