Tamron Interview About Mirrorless Lenses for Canon RF & Nikon Z Mount

In an interview with Tamron executives at CP+ 2019 by French website Phototrend, Tamron said that they are still studying on whether they will release Canon RF mount and Nikon Z mount full frame mirrorless lenses. The company is also working for a new telephoto zoom lens for Sony E-mount full frame mirrorless cameras.

  • The new announced Tamron 17-28mm f/2.8 Di III RXD Lens has superb optical quality, as is the FE 28-75mm f/2.8. It will have a competitive price, much lower than Sony lenses.
  • We are still studying on releasing Canon RF mount & Nikon Z mount mirrorless lenses, when time is ready, we are happy to develop these lenses.
  • About new announced Tamron SP 35mm f/1.4 Di USD Lens: Our goal with this lens is to be the number 1 of 35mm f / 1.4 in terms of quality.
  • Tamron FE telephoto zoom lens for Sony full frame mirrorless cameras will also coming, and also some FE prime lenses.

From Phototrend (Translated by Google):

Kenji Nakagawa: Regarding our strategy for the hybrid, today we already have a 28-75mm f/2.8 and we announced the development of 17-28mm f/2.8. We should also propose later another zoom lens that will cover the telephoto zoom range. Once available, this lens will cover the 17mm focal range at the telephoto. This is the first step to reach.

We can also think of more advanced products, such as optics with stabilization or other functions, and we may have fixed focal lengths inspired by the SP range. There is a lot to do right now, the hybrid market is growing and we do not have enough products yet.

Our strategy is therefore to offer higher-level optics, the market moves very fast and we must accelerate to follow this market.

Read full interview at Phototrend.

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