The new Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 24-70mm f/2.8 E ED VR lens (Amazon | B&H Photo Video | Adorama) was announced last week, and will be shipping on August 27th, 2015. First review of this new standard zoom lens now out at Fotoinfo. They posted full review of this lens on their website, includes some sample images, sharpness test and more.
According to the Nikon Rumors, Nikon may announce a new Nikkor 24-70mm f/2.8 lens in the second half of 2015 along with Nikon D5. This new 24-70mm lens may feature with Phase Fresnel (PF) element (diffractive lens).