Alongside its new 28-300mm lens, Tamron has also announced the 16-300mm f/3.5-6.3 DI II VC PZD MACRO lens designs for APS-C cameras. The lens follows the popular 18-270mm model, stretching the focal length at both ends of the zoom range for a 18.8x total zoom range. [Read more…]
The new Tamron SP 150-600mm f/5-6.3 Di VC USD lens now has official pricing, and comes in at $1069 (a slight price hike of $120 over the 200-500mm lens it is replacing). The lens is available for pre-order in Canon, Nikon and Sony mounts and is expected to be available on January 17, 2014. Check it out here at B&H Photo.
Tamron’s new new 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DI VC USD lens that is set to replace the current 200-500mm version will be available in the US on January 17, 2014. Tamron still hasn’t released pricing on the new lens; however, I would expect it to come in higher than the $949 street price of the existing 200-500mm lens.
Tamron offers a little more detail into the build of the lens with its latest press release.
Employing 20 elements in 13 groups and boasting an advanced optical design, the lens delivers a superior balance of resolution and contrast for sharp, clear images. The front group contains three LD (Low Dispersion) glass elements (two in the first group, one in the third) for enhanced optical correction effectiveness, enabling the lens to thoroughly compensate for on-axis aberrations at the telephoto end. The lens also adopts eBAND Coating, developed from state-of-the-art coating technologies, and conventional BBAR (Broad-Band Anti-Reflection) Coating to greatly suppress ghosting and flare even when shooting under adverse lighting conditions.
The new 150-600mm lens is already listed at B&H Photo for Canon, Nikon and Sony mounts; however, as noted above, there is no pricing info as of yet.
Tamron has announced a new superzoom lens for Micro Four Thirds cameras. The new 14-150mm F/3.5-5.8 Di III VC lens offers a 28-300mm equivalent zoom range on Micro Four Thirds cameras and features built-in Vibration Compensation.
No word yet on pricing or availability; however, as with most new product announcements this week, availability this Spring would be a good estimation. We’ll have more as soon as Tamron makes it available.
Tamron has put a price tag and availability date on its new 90mm Macro and 70-200mm zoom lenses.
The Tamron 90mm f/2.8 DI VC Macro lens will be available in Canon mount starting November 30 for $849. Nikon and Sony mounts to follow thereafter. Pre-order options are at the links below.
- Tamron 90mm f/2.8 DI VC (Canon mount)
- Tamron 90mm f/2.8 DI VC (Nikon mount)
- Tamron 90mm f/2.8 DI VC (Sony mount)
Likewise, the Tamron 70-200mm f/2.8 DI VC lens will also be available on November 30 for $1499 with Nikon and Sony versions to follow. Pre-order options are at the links below.