Tamron Unveils 70-180mm f/2.8 Di III VXD Lens For Sony E-Mount

Tamron has announced a new addition to the companies range of fast f/2.8 lenses for Sony E-mount full-frame. The Tamron 70-180mm f/2.8 Di III VXD utilises a compact and light-weight design that makes it easy to carry and an ideal travel companion.

The lens features a newly developed VXD (Voice-coil eXtreme-torqueDrive) linear motor focus mechanism which produces an autofocus drive that is quieter and quicker than ever before making it ideal for fast moving subjects and also great for video.

The new high-speed telephoto zoom lens for Sony E-mount full-frame E-mount cameras 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.  More details after the break! Continue reading “Tamron Unveils 70-180mm f/2.8 Di III VXD Lens For Sony E-Mount”

Tamron 70-180mm f/2.8 Di III VXD Announcement on May 14th, 2020

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! Continue reading “Tamron 70-180mm f/2.8 Di III VXD Announcement on May 14th, 2020”

Tamron 70-180mm Lens f/2.8 Di III VXD Lens Coming For Sony E-Mount

The Tamron 70-180mm f/2.8 Di III VXD FE lens for Sony E-mount coming soon. Press photos of the upcoming Tamron 70-180mm f/2.8 Di III VXD lens (model A056) leaked online.

The new high-speed telephoto zoom lens for Sony E-mount full-frame mirrorless cameras will be released in the next 72 hours.

Tamron also has three compact F2.8 prime lenses for Sony E-mount full-frame mirrorless cameras. These ‘Di III OSD M1:2’ lenses come 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. Check availability  at Adorama and B&H. Continue reading “Tamron 70-180mm Lens f/2.8 Di III VXD Lens Coming For Sony E-Mount”

Tamron 70-180mm f/2.8 Di III VXD Lens Hands-on Videos

Here are the latest Tamron 70-180mm f/2.8 Di III VXD Lens Hands-on Videos. The Tamron 70-180mm f/2.8 Di III VXD FE lens for Sony E-mount hasn’t officially announced yet due to coronavirus.

Some hands-on video of this lens by Matt Granger & David Oastler have been published. In Matt Granger’s video, you can take a look at first sample images taken by this lens. In David Oastler’s video, the Tamron  manager said the price for this lens will make everyone happy. Check out availability at Adorama and B&H. Continue reading “Tamron 70-180mm f/2.8 Di III VXD Lens Hands-on Videos”

Tamron 17-28mm f/2.8 Di III RXD Lens Firmware Version 2 Released

Tamron has officially released a new firmware version 2 for Tamron 17-28mm f/2.8 Di III RXD lens.

This update improves the following issues which may rarely occur with certain settings.

The US price of the Tamron 17-28mm f/2.8 Di III RXD FE lens for Sony E-mount is $899. The lens is listed at AmazonBHphoto and AdoramaCheck out the Tamron 17-28mm f/2.8 Di III RXD Lens Firmware Version 2 details and download links.  Continue reading “Tamron 17-28mm f/2.8 Di III RXD Lens Firmware Version 2 Released”

Tamron Announced 4 New FE Lenses for Sony E-mount

Tamron today officially announced four new FE lenses for Sony full frame mirrorless cameras.

These lenses are Tamron 20mm f/2.8 Di III OSD M1:2 Lens (B&H Photo), Tamron 24mm f/2.8 Di III OSD M1:2 Lens (B&H Photo), Tamron 35mm f/2.8 Di III OSD M1:2 Lens (B&H Photo) and Tamron 70-180mm f/2.8 Di III VXD Lens (Development Announcement).

The set serves as an accessible means for Sony photographers looking to build a collection of wide-angle primes. All three lenses are compact and lightweight, guaranteeing they won’t take up too much space in your bag. The 70-180mm f/2.8 Di III VXD Lens will be released in the Spring of 2020, currently no price info yet.

All these three Tamron FE lenses will be priced at $349. The 24mm and 35mm will arrive on November 20th, with the 20mm to follow in January. The lenses are the same size and same weight (around 215g/7.6oz), and use the same 67mm filter thread.

Check out the press release and pre-orders are open at Adorama and B&H: Continue reading “Tamron Announced 4 New FE Lenses for Sony E-mount”

New Tamron Rebates on the 15-30mm f/2.8, 24-70mm f/2.8 and 70-200mm f/2.8 Lenses

New Tamron rebates coming soon for the 15-30mm f/2.8, 24-70mm f/2.8 and 70-200mm f/2.8 lenses.

Tamron has a special 4-day sale coming on October 10-13. They will be offering $200 off on EACH of their holy trinity lenses. Check out deals below.

Tamron 70-180mm f/2.8 Di III RXD Lens to be Announced Soon

Tamron recently has teased four new FE lenses that will be announced soon. According to recent reports one of the telephoto zoom FE lens will be Tamron 70-180mm f/2.8 Di III RXD lens designed for Sony E-mount.

This Tamron 70-180mm f/2.8 Di III RXD lens will be a very compact lightweight lens compared to Sony FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM OSS Lens.

The official announcement is expected in October, 2019.  Continue reading “Tamron 70-180mm f/2.8 Di III RXD Lens to be Announced Soon”

Tamron Issued Compatibility Notices for Lenses Adapted to Nikon Z6 & Z7

Tamron has just issued the compatibility notices for a number of its Di and Di II lenses regarding issues that arise when shooting on Nikon Z6 and Nikon Z7 with their respective first-party lens adapters.

Notice about Nikon Z6 and Z7 compatibility

Dear users and potential purchasers of Tamron interchangeable lenses.

Thank you for using Tamron products and for your continuous support.

We would like to announce that we have clarified compatibility of following Tamron Di & Di II lenses on Nikon Z6 & Z7 with “Nikon mount adapter FTZ”.

  1. NEW F/W UPDATE COMING SOON

    To be released on 7 August, 2019 (Click here for the updating process.)
    SP 35mm F/1.8 Di VC USD (Model F012) for Nikon

    Planned to release in September, 2019 (Exact date will be announced once they are decided.)
    70-210mm F/4 Di VC USD (Model A034) for Nikon
    SP 85mm F/1.8 Di VC USD (Model F016) for Nikon
    100-400mm F/4.5-6.3 Di VC USD (Model A035) for Nikon

  2. PLANNED TO BE RELEASED (RELEASE DATES WILL BE ANNOUNCED ONCE THEY ARE DECIDED.)

    10-24mm F/3.5-4.5 Di II VC HLD (Model B023) for Nikon
    SP 15-30mm F/2.8 Di VC USD (Model A012) for Nikon (*)
    SP 45mm F/1.8 Di VC USD (Model F013) for Nikon
    SP 70-300mm F/4-5.6 Di VC USD (Model A030) for Nikon (*)
    SP 90mm F/2.8 Di MACRO 1:1 VC USD (Model F017) for Nikon
    SP 150-600mm F/5-6.3 Di VC USD (Model A011) for Nikon (*)

  3. F/W READILY AVAILABLE (UPDATING TO THE LATEST VERSION CONFIRMS COMPATIBILTY.)

    SP 15-30mm F/2.8 Di VC USD G2 (Model A041) for Nikon
    17-35mm F/2.8-4 Di OSD (Model A037) for Nikon
    18-400mm F/3.5-6.3 Di II VC HLD (Model B028) for Nikon
    SP 24-70mm F/2.8 Di VC USD G2 (Model A032) for Nikon
    SP 70-200mm F/2.8 Di VC USD G2 (Model A025) for Nikon
    SP 150-600mm F/5-6.3 Di VC USD G2 (Model A022) for Nikon

  4. OPERATIONAL ONLY IN MF (NO PLAN FOR NEW F/W.)

    SP AF 28-75mm F/2.8 XR Di LD Aspherical [IF] MACRO (Model A09) for Nikon (*)
    SP 24-70mm F/2.8 Di VC USD (Model A007) for Nikon (*)
    SP 70-200mm F/2.8 Di VC USD (Model A009) for Nikon (*)
    SP AF 90mm F/2.8 Di MACRO 1:1 (Model 272E) for Nikon (*)

  5. (*) Not supported in TAP-in Console.

    [Note]
    a. All Nikon-mount models released after in May, 2019 are compatible with Nikon Z6 and Z7.
    b. F/W updates can be performed using Tamrons TAP-in Console (sold seperately) or by visiting your local Tamron Service Center.

Tamron 17-28mm f/2.8 Di III RXD Lens Price is $899

The US price of the Tamron 17-28mm f/2.8 Di III RXD FE lens for Sony E-mount is $899 and now available for pre-order.

The 17-28 is marketed as the ideal companion to Tamron’s excellent 28-75mm lens, adding a useful wideangle range. The 17-28 is 9cm (3.9″) long and weighs in at 420g (14.8oz.).  The lens is sealed against dust and moisture.

The lens is listed at AmazonBHphoto and Adorama. The Tamron 17-28mm F2.8 Di III RXD will start shipping in late July. Continue reading “Tamron 17-28mm f/2.8 Di III RXD Lens Price is $899”