B&H has the Sigma 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 II DC OS HSM lens for $299 (reg. $499) with 4% rewards and free shipping. The lens is available for Canon, Nikon, Sony, Pentax and Sigma mounts on APS-C format cameras. Check it out here at B&H Photo.
Tamron has unveiled a new superzoom lens for Sony NEX cameras like the NEX-5N. The 18-200mm lens is designed for Sony’s E-mount and includes built-in Vibration Compensation.
The new lens features a stepping AF motor that’s specifically designed to accommodate the contrast-based AF in Sony NEX cameras and offers smoother AF during video capture.
It weighs in at 16.2 oz. and uses 62mm filters. It is available in black or silver to accommodate the most popular design choices for Sony’s NEX models and should be available later this month.
More details in the press release below. [Read more...]
Sony Japan has announced that the NEX E-Mount 18-200mm lens (which is packaged with the Sony NEX-VG10) will be available in September 2010 for 99750 yen for other NEX-format cameras; however, US pricing should be in the neighborhood of $800-900 as a best guess.