Nokishita reports that Tamron will announce their new 70-180mm f/2.8 Di III VXD FE lens for Sony E-mount. The lens will be available for pre-order from May 14th, 2020. The new high-speed telephoto zoom lens for Sony E-mount full-frame E-mount cameras will be priced at $1,199. Check availability at Adorama and B&H.
Tamron 70-180mm f/2.8 FE Lens price will be less than half of the Sony 70-200mm F2.8 GM lens. Moreover it weights only 815g, much lighter than the 1480g from Sony. Just the killer!
Here are the lens specifications of the Tamron 70-180mm f/2.8 Di III VXD lens:
- Comfortably compact (149mm / 5.9 in) and lightweight (815g / 28.7 oz).
- 67mm filter diameter, same as all other Tamron lenses for full-frame mirrorless cameras.
- Superb optical performance and MOD of 0.85m (33.5 in) for a broader range of photographic versatility.
- Extremely quiet and fast newly developed VXD linear motor focus mechanism.
- Moisture-Resistant Construction and Fluorine Coating contribute to a comfortable, user-friendly photographic experience.
- Compatible with various camera-specific features including Fast Hybrid AF and Eye AF.
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