Tamron 17-28mm f/2.8 Di III RXD FE Test Results : Sharp with Fast AF

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:

The lens is listed with no pricing at BHphoto and Adorama.

  • Sharp
  • Fast AF Stepper Motor
  • Tight zoom ring
  • Small plastic hood
  • Surprisingly small
  • Lightweight
  • 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.

via Fotomagazini

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