Tamron has officially announced its new 35-150mm f/2-2.8 Di III VXD lens for Sony E mount.
The Tamron 35-150mm f/2-2.8 Di III VXD is being touted as a versatile all-in-one zoom. The lens uses a VXD (Voice-coil eXtreme-torque Drive) autofocus system that is claimed to be quick, quiet, and precise. The lens looks to be a good option for both stills and video applications.
- E-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
- Maximum Aperture Range: f/2-2.8
- VXD Linear Motor Focus Mechanism
- Tamron Lens Utility Connector Port
The optical construction of the 35-150mm F2-2.8 consists of 21 elements in 15 groups. It features an optimal combination of four LD (Low Dispersion) lens elements that claimed to subdue aberrations and three GM (Glass Molded Aspherical) lens elements.
The lens has a maximum aperture of F2 at the wide-angle end and F2.8 at the telephoto end. At the 35mm the MOD is 33cm / 13″.
The 35-150mm has an 82mm front filter diameter, and it tips the scales at 1.165kg / 41.1oz.
The lens features leak-resistant seals throughout the lens barrel and the Connector Port is also water-proofed.
There is a recessed switch box and Focus Set Button.
The Tamron 35-150mm f/2-2.8 Di III VXD Lens is now available to pre-order for $1,899 USD. The lens is scheduled to start shipping on October 28th.