Tamron 28-75mm F / 2.8 Di III VXD G2 (Model A063) lens priced at $ 899

Along with the 35-150mm F / 2-2.8 Di III VXD (Model A058) lens announced in early August, Tamron on Sept 30th announced another fast zoom lens for Sony's full-frame mirrorless cameras. This is the 28-75mm F / 2.8 Di III VXD G2 (Model A063), which was also announced in August.

The new product is the successor to the Tamron 28-75mm F / 2.8 Di III RXD (Model A036)... In a press release for the lens, it is said that the manufacturer has significantly improved optical performance and autofocus performance while keeping the lens compact and lightweight. The VXD (Voice-coil eXtreme-Torment Drive) linear drive provides high speed and accuracy of autofocus. It should be noted that there is a programmable Focus Set Button. It can be used to save and select a focus position, toggle between two focus positions, toggle between autofocus and manual focus, toggle the focus ring function between focusing and changing aperture, or access a selected camera function. The user can also adjust the direction of rotation and the mode of operation of the focus ring.

Tamron 28-75mm F / 2.8 Di III VXD G2 (Model A063) lens specifications:

  • focal length - 28–75 mm
  • aperture - f / 2.8 – f / 22
  • optical design - 17 elements in 15 groups, including two LD elements and a molded glass aspherical element
  • the angle of view - 75 ° 23'-32 ° 11 '
  • the minimum focusing distance is 0.18–0.38 m
  • the maximum increase is 1: 2.7–1: 4.1
  • the number of aperture blades - 9 (rounded)
  • filter installation size - 67 mm
  • diameter - 75.8 mm
  • length - 117.6 mm
  • weight - 540 g

The 28-75mm F / 2.8 Di III VXD G2 (Model A063) has an MSRP of $ 899. The kit includes a petal hood. Sales are due to start on October 28th.

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