If you’d like to pair your full-frame Sony mirrorless camera with a 28-75mm f/2 lens from Tamron, you’ll soon have a chance to do it. Tamron has announced that they are developing a fast standard zoom lens: the 28-75mm F/2.8 Di III RXD (Model A036), intended for full frame Sony E-mount cameras. They promise high-quality image, weather sealing and quiet autofocus in a lightweight lens. So let’s see the rest of the specs.
According to their press release, Tamron is looking into expanding and improving their line of lenses for full frame mirrorless cameras. The planned 28-75mm F/2.8 for Sony E-mount is a step towards this expansion. The company promises “superb optical performance,” which includes high image quality and pleasing bokeh. The minimum object distance is 7.5 in at the wide angle zoom setting.
28-75mm F/2.8 Di III RXD for Sony will incorporate Tamron’s new high-speed and precise AF driving system. The company promises quiet AF performance, which will make this lens useful for shooting video. On top of it all, the lens is light-weight and weather-sealed.
Let’s see the full specs:
|Lens type||Zoom lens|
|Max Format size||35mm FF|
|Focal length||28–75 mm|
|Lens mount||Sony FE|
|Special elements / coatings||Fluorine coating|
|Minimum focus||0.19 m (7.48″)|
|Motor type||Stepper motor|
|Full time manual||Yes|
|Weight||550 g (1.21 lb)|
|Length||117 mm (4.61″)|
|Zoom method||Rotary (extending)|
For now, there’s no word on the release date of this lens or the price we can expect. But of course, we’ll keep you posted and share more info as soon as they are released.
UPDATE: Tamron 28-75mm F/2.8 Di III RXD is now available for preorders at the price of $799. You can expect the shipping at the end of May 2018.