Tamron 18-400mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC HLD lens announced



Tamron officially announced their all-in-one 18-400mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC HLD super-zoom lens. The US pricing is $649 (pre-order links: Adorama, B&H).

The new Tamron SP 24-70mm f/2.8 Di VC USD G2 lens will be announced in the next few days. The US pricing will be $1,199.

Technical specifications of the Tamron 18-400mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC HLD lens:

Model B028
Focal Length 18-400mm
Maximum Aperture F/3.5-6.3
Angle of View (diagonal) 75°33' - 4°
(for APS-C format)
Optical Construction 16 elements in 11 groups
Minimum Object Distance* 0.45m (17.7 in)
Maximum Magnification Ratio 1:2.9
Filter Size Φ72mm
Maximum Diameter Φ79mm
Length** 123.9mm (4.9 in) Canon
121.4mm (4.8 in) Nikon
Weight 710g (25 oz) Canon
705g (24.9 oz) Nikon
Aperture Blades 7 (circular diaphragm)
Minimum Aperture F/22-40
Image Stabilization Performance 2.5 Stops (CIPA Standards Compliant)
For Canon: EOS-80D is used / For Nikon: D7200 is used
Standard Accessories Flower-shaped lens hood, Lens caps
Compatible Mounts Canon, Nikon

Additional information including sample photos and MTF charts can be found here. The press release can be founnd here.

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