Tamron has now officially launched their new 20mm, 24mm and 35mm f/2.8 lenses for Sony E

Oct 23, 2019

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John Aldred is a photographer with over 20 years of experience in the portrait and commercial worlds. He is based in Scotland and has been an early adopter – and occasional beta tester – of almost every digital imaging technology in that time. As well as his creative visual work, John uses 3D printing, electronics and programming to create his own photography and filmmaking tools and consults for a number of brands across the industry.

Tamron has now officially launched their new 20mm, 24mm and 35mm f/2.8 lenses for Sony E

Oct 23, 2019

John Aldred

John Aldred is a photographer with over 20 years of experience in the portrait and commercial worlds. He is based in Scotland and has been an early adopter – and occasional beta tester – of almost every digital imaging technology in that time. As well as his creative visual work, John uses 3D printing, electronics and programming to create his own photography and filmmaking tools and consults for a number of brands across the industry.

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Everything leaked early yesterday, but Tamron has now officially launched their new 20mm f/2.8 Di III OSD M 1:224mm f/2.8 Di III OSD M 1:2 and 35mm f/2.8 Di III OSD M 1:2 lenses for Sony E Mount. All three of the new prime lenses have a maximum aperture of f/2.8 and offer 1:2 macro capability. All three lenses are the same size, weigh around the same (215g-ish) and feature the same sized 67mm filter thread.

Tamron 20mm f/2.8 Di III OSD M 1:2

 

Focal Length 20mm
Maximum Aperturef/2.8
Minimum Aperturef/22
Lens MountSony E
Format CompatibilityFull-Frame
Focus TypeAutofocus
Minimum focus distance4.3″ (10.92cm)
Macro ratio1:2
Angle of View94° 30′
Optical Design10 Elements in 9 Groups
Diaphragm Blades7, Rounded
Image StabilizationNo
Filter Size67 mm (Front)
Dimensions2.87 x 2.5″ (73 x 63.5mm)
Weight7.8oz / 221 g

Tamron 24mm f/2.8 Di III OSD M 1:2

Focal Length 24mm
Maximum Aperturef/2.8
Minimum Aperturef/22
Lens MountSony E
Format CompatibilityFull-Frame
Focus TypeAutofocus
Minimum focus distance4.7″ (11.94cm)
Macro ratio1:2
Angle of View84° 4′
Optical Design10 Elements in 9 Groups
Diaphragm Blades7, Rounded
Image StabilizationNo
Filter Size67 mm (Front)
Dimensions2.87 x 2.5″ (73 x 63.5mm)
Weight7.6oz / 215 g

Tamron 35mm f/2.8 Di III OSD M 1:2

All three lenses are available to pre-order now for $349 each. The 24mm and 35mm lenses will ship on the 20th of November, and the 20mm will come in January 2020. All three lenses will be on show at Photo Plus Expo in New York for folks to check out in person this week.

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7 responses to “Tamron has now officially launched their new 20mm, 24mm and 35mm f/2.8 lenses for Sony E”

  1. Duncan Dimanche Avatar
    Duncan Dimanche

    I would have bought them if they were at f2…. cause they ain’t that compact for some f2.8

  2. Chris Croteau Avatar
    Chris Croteau

    typo–.. a 20,24 and 35.. not 24,24,35 ;)

    1. John Aldred Avatar
      John Aldred

      Oops! Must be lacking caffeine. Will fix that immediately… And the typo. ?

  3. Jolyon Ralph Avatar
    Jolyon Ralph

    They better be super cheap because they’re totally unimpressive otherwise.

  4. Peter Foote Avatar
    Peter Foote

    I only want the 70-180 ?

  5. Marco Peixoto Avatar
    Marco Peixoto

    Zzzzzz…Wake us up when they release it for Nikon

  6. Philippe Gosseau Avatar
    Philippe Gosseau

    What’s the point of these . Any manufacturer can make f 1.8 primes at a reasonable price. Why f2.8?