Tamron 17-28mm f/2.8 Di III VXD G2 Lens Coming in late 2022

Here is a good news on the Tamron side. Thirds party lens manufacturer is planning to unveil a Tamron 17-28mm f/2.8 Di III VXD G2 Lens by the end of 2022.

The lens will be available for Sony E-mount and use VXD drive to achieve faster AF speed and accuracy. Tamron has received high praise with the introduction of the version II standard zoom lens 28-75mm f/2.8 Di III VXD G2 Lens (Model A063). Since the 28-75mm F2.8 has been remodeled to G2, it seems natural that the 17-28mm F2.8 will also be remodeled to G2.

Tamron has already released the 28-75mm f/2.8 Di III VXD G2 Lens, and it is natural to update the 17-28mm f/2.8 Di III RXD lens.

Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 Di III VXD G2:
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Tamron 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Lens for Fujifilm X-mount in Stock

The Tamron 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Lens for Fujifilm X-mount  is now in stock at major stores in US.

The US price of the telephoto zoom lens is $699 USD and available at B&Hphoto / AmazonUS / Adorama

The Tamron 18-300mm F3.5-6.3 Di III-A VC VXD  is the world’s first lens for APS-C mirrorless cameras with a 16.6x zoom ratio, the greatest feature of this lens, covering wide-angle to an ultra-telephoto range (27mm to 450mm full-frame equivalent).

Key Features

  • World’s first 16.6x all-in-one zoom lens for APS-C mirrorless cameras
  • Best-in-class, extremely fast and precise AF provided by VXD linear motor focus mechanism
  • Maintains high resolving power from the center to the corners throughout the range
  • Compact and portable design at 4.9 inches and a weight of just 21.9 ounces
  • Moisture-Resistant Construction and Fluorine Coating
  • Tamron 6 Year Limited USA Warranty Valid on new products purchased from Authorized USA Dealers

Tamron 20mm, 24mm, 35mm f/2.8 Di III OSD M1:2 Lens Firmware Ver.3 Now Available

Tamron released a new firmware update for 20mm, 24mm, and 35mm F2.8 Di III OSD M 1:2 Lenses. The new firmware solves the issue of focus mode may switch from AF to MF during video recording with the SONY α7IV.

These ‘Di III OSD M1:2’ lenses are in three focal lengths: a 20mm f/2.8 Di III OSD M1:224mm f/2.8 Di III OSD M1:2, and 35mm f/2.8 Di III OSD M1:2 lens. You can find the details of the Tamron firmware update below. Continue reading “Tamron 20mm, 24mm, 35mm f/2.8 Di III OSD M1:2 Lens Firmware Ver.3 Now Available”

Tamron 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di III-A VC VXD Lens for Fujifilm X-mount Announced

Tamron today officially announced the new 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di III-A VC VXD Lens for Fujifilm X-mount APS-C mirrorless cameras. Offering a 16.6x zoom ratio that translates to a rough equivalent of 27-450mm in full-frame terms, this Tamron 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di III-A VC VXD all-in-one zoom lens will be an intriguing option for travel photographers and those looking to keep lens-swapping to a minimum.

The Tamron 18-300mm F3.5-6.3 Di III-A VC VXD will be available for Fujifilm X-Mount on October 28, 2021 at $699 USD.

Key Features
  • X-Mount Lens/APS-C Format
  • 27mm-450mm (35mm Equivalent)
  • Aperture Range: f/3.5 to f/22
  • VXD Linear AF Motor
  • Maximum Magnification: 1:2
  • VC Image Stabilization
  • Weather-Sealed Construction

Tamron 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di III-A VC VXD Lens

The 18-300mm F3.5-6.3 VC VXD covers a wide zoom range from approximately 27mm to 450mm in full-frame equivalent focal length. The first1 APS-C mirrorless camera zoom lens in the world with a 16.6x zoom ratio, the lens delivers the benefits of a versatile all-in-one zoom lens ideal for an extensive array of photographic scenarios. Its AF drive system uses TAMRON’s VXD (Voice-coil eXtreme-torque Drive) linear motor focus mechanism for superior quietness and agile performance. The lens includes special lens elements arranged precisely to maintain high resolution performance from edge-to-edge and provide high image quality making it the best of all all-in-one zoom lenses.

Moreover, with an MOD (Minimum Object Distance) of 0.15m (5.9 in) at the 18mm wide end and a remarkable maximum magnification ratio of 1:2, this lens performs astonishingly well when shooting up close. The lens is equipped with TAMRON’s proprietary VC (Vibration Compensation) mechanism, effectively reducing image blur caused by camera shake in low-light conditions or in the ultra-telephoto range at slower shutter speeds.

Also, same as most other TAMRON lenses for mirrorless cameras, the lens features a unified 67mm filter size. With a wide variety of other features for comfortable shooting, this is a highly versatile lens that allows you to easily enjoy high image quality from wide-angle to ultra-telephoto.

Specifications:

Model B061
Focal Length 18-300mm (for APS-C frame mirrorless format)
(for full-frame mirrorless format: 27-450mm equivalent field-of-view)
Maximum Aperture F3.5-6.3
Angle of View (diagonal) 77° 24′-5° 30’ (for APS-C frame mirrorless format)
Optical Construction 19 elements in 15 groups
Minimum Object Distance 0.15m /5.9 in (WIDE), 0.99m /39 in (TELE)
Maximum Magnification Ratio 1:2 (WIDE) / 1:4 (TELE)
Filter Size φ67mm
Maximum Diameter φ75.5mm
Length* for FUJIFILM X-mount 125.8mm (5 in)
Weight 620g (21.9 oz)
Aperture Blades 7 (circular diaphragm)**
Minimum Aperture F22-40
Standard Accessories Flower-shaped hood, Lens caps
Mounts FUJIFILM X-mount

Tamron 35-150mm F/2-2.8 Di III VXD Lens Announced

In addition to the second-gen version of its 28-75mm F2.8 standard zoom lens for the same system, Tamron has announced a 35-150mm F2-2.8 fast, flexible zoom for full-frame Sony E-mount bodies.

The Tamron 35-150mm F/2-2.8 Di III VXD is the world’s first mirrorless zoom lens with a maximum wide-open aperture of F2.

The lens uses the company’s VXD linear motor, which the company says will give fast, precise autofocus, including full compatibility with Sony’s Fast Hybrid AF and Eye AF systems.

Minimum focus distance ranges from 33cm (13″) at the wide end to 85cm (33.5″) at full tele, giving a maximum magnification ratio that ranges from 1:5.7 to 1:5.9.

Tamron 35-150mm f/2-2.8 Di III VXD Lens at B&H.

The new Tamron 35-150mm F/2-2.8 Di III VXD will be available from October 28, 2021 priced at £1599.99 in the UK and $1899.99 in the US.

Tamron 35-150mm f/2-2.8 Di III VXD Lens Pre-orders:
B&H Photo / Amazon

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Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 Di III VXD G2 Lens Announced

Tamron USA, Inc. announces the launch date of the previously announced 28-75mm F/2.8 Di III VXD G2 (Model A063), a fast-aperture standard zoom lens for Sony E-mount full-frame mirrorless cameras. The new lens will be on sale October 28, 2021, at $899 USD. Due to the current global health crisis, the release date or product supply schedule could change.

Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 Di III VXD G2 Lens at B&H.

Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 Di III VXD G2:
B&H Photo / Amazon

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Tamron 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di III-A VC VXD Lens Price, Specs and Release Date

Tamron 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di III-A VC VXD lens price, specs and release date revealed. The US price of the lens is $699 and it will be released on September 24, 2021. Now the new Tamron 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di III-A VC VXD Lens for Sony E-mount is available for pre-order at B&HAdorama.

Tamron officially announced the new Tamron 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di III-A VC VXD Lens for Sony E-mount (The Fujifilm X-mount model to be announced separately).

Pre-order links:

Tamron 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di III-A VC VXD Lens for Sony E: $699 at B&HAdorama.

Tamron 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di III-A VC VXD Lens for Fujifilm X: $699 at B&HAdorama.

Key Features

  • E-Mount Lens/APS-C Format
  • 27mm-450mm (35mm Equivalent)
  • Aperture Range: f/3.5 to f/22
  • VXD Linear AF Motor
  • Maximum Magnification: 1:2
  • VC Image Stabilization
  • Weather-Sealed Construction

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Tamron Announces the Development of 35-150mm f/2-2.8 & 28-75mm f/2.8 Lenses

Tamron announces the development of 35-150mm f/2-2.8 Di III VXD Lens and 28-75mm f/2.8 Di III VXD G2 Lens for Sony E-mount full-frame mirrorless cameras.

  • Tamron 35-150mm f/2-2.8 Di III VXD Lens (Model A058)
  • Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 Di III VXD G2 Lens (Model A063)

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Tamron 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di III-A VC VXD Lens for Fujifilm and Sony

Tamron has announced the development of the 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di III-A VC VXD lens – the first Tamron lens for Fujifilm X-mount, which will also be available in Sony E-mount.

With a minimum focus distance of 6 inches, the 18-300mm can deliver an impressive maximum magnification ratio of 1:2.

The Tamron 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di III-A2 VC VXD is expected to be available later this year, but pricing information has yet to be released.

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Tamron 18-300mm APS-c Lens for Sony E-mount Coming Soon

For Sony APS-c format mirrorless camera users, we have good news. Tamron will be releasing a new travel, walking around lens soon. According to the latest rumors, it is stated that the new Tamron telephoto zoom lens will have a focal length of 18-300mm. The aperture size is not yet clear.

Currently, the exact announcement date is still unknown. But this Tamron 18-300mm APS-C lens is expected to be a great travel lens for Sony APS-C E-mount mirrorless cameras.

The newly announced Tamron 11-20mm f/2.8 APS-C E-mount Lens is an ideal lens for landscape, astrophotography, and architectural shooting. Continue reading “Tamron 18-300mm APS-c Lens for Sony E-mount Coming Soon”