Tamron 70-180mm f/2.8 Di III VXD In Development

Tamron announces it's working on the much-anticipated third model in its series of f/2.8 high-speed zoom lenses for Sony's full-frame mirrorless cameras.

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70-180mm F/2.8 Di III VXD
 

Tamron has announced the development of a new 70 -180mm F/2.8 Di III VXD (model A056) high-speed telephoto zoom lens for Sony E-mount full-frame mirrorless cameras.

The Tamron 70-180mm f/2.8 Di III VXD lens is a compact and lightweight lens which compliments full-frame mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras. Plus, the 67mm filter diameter is the same as all other Tamron lenses in this series so you won't need to purchase other filter sizes should you have already invested in other Di III lenses. 


Other features include a very short 0.85m (33.5in) MOD (Minimum Object Distance) for macro images, an optical design which features several specialised glass elements and Tamron's newly developed VXD (Voice-coil eXtreme-torque Drive) linear motor focus mechanism that produces a quiet, quick autofocus drive. The Tamron 70-180mm f/2.8 Di III VXD is also Moisture-Resistant, features a Fluorine Coating and model A056 is fully compatible with various camera-specific features including Fast Hybrid AF and Eye AF.

This new model, which is expected to be available from Spring 2020, joins the Tamron 17-28mm F/2.8 Di III RXD (Model A046) and the Tamron 28-75mm F/2.8 Di III RXD (Model A036) which are also compatible with full-frame mirrorless cameras

Price is TBC. 

 

Tamron 70-180mm f/2.8 Di III VXD Main Features:

  • Comfortably compact (149mm / 5.9 in) and lightweight (815g / 28.7 oz).
  • 7mm 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.

 

*Specifications, appearance, functionality, etc. are subject to change without prior notice.

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