This shootout compares the Nikon NIKKOR Z 50mm f/1.8 S to the Nikon NIKKOR Z 24-70mm f/4 S. Sharpness over the field and focus shift are the key issues here.
Nikon NIKKOR Z 50mm f/1.8 S vs Nikon Z 24-70/4: Mining Gears
Include images up to full camera resolution through f/11 along with crops.
f1.8 @ 1/400 sec, ISO 200; 2018-12-20 16:09:40[low-res image for bot]
NIKON Z7 + Nikon NIKKOR Z 50mm f/1.8 S
ENV: Old mine near Eureka Dunes, altitude 3000 ft / 914 m, 45°F / 7°C
RAW: LACA corrected