Fotomagazini published a review and test results of the Tamron 17-28mm f/2.8 Di III RXD FE lens. The lens is expected to arrive this summer and the first test results are impressive. Here is what they thought:
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- Fast AF Stepper Motor
- Tight zoom ring
- Small plastic hood
- Surprisingly small
- Produced in Vietnam
- Filter Diameter of 67mm
- Front stays fixed when zooming
- Wavy distortion at 17mm and pincushion distortion at 28mm that are easy to fix
The surprisingly small and lightweight lens produced in Vietnam and despite the high light intensity – for a zoom with this focal length range – has a filter diameter of 67 mm.