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Tamron Announces the Development of 28-75mm f/2.8 Di III RXD Lens for Sony E-mount

Tamron officially announced the development of a new high-speed standard zoom lens for Sony E-mount full-frame mirrorless cameras: Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 Di III RXD Lens (Model A036). The US price is still unknown and it is expected to be released in the middle of 2018.

Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 Di III RXD Lens for Sony E at B&H.


  • E-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Constant f/2.8 Maximum Aperture
  • RXD Stepping AF Motor
  • Fluorine-Coated Front Element
  • Moisture-Resistant Construction

PRODUCT NAME: 28-75mm F/2.8 Di III RXD (Model A036) For Sony E-mount (35mm full-frame)

DATE OF LAUNCH: Launch planned by the middle of 2018

Model A036 delivers superb optical performance, including both outstanding image quality and beautiful background blur effects (bokeh). Photographers may enjoy dynamic wide-angle expressions like never before thanks to a minimum object distance of 0.19 m (7.5 in) at the wide-angle zoom setting. Usefulness and versatility are enhanced by its compact size and light weight, measuring only 117.8mm (4.6 in) and weighing 550g (19.4 oz).Model A036 incorporates an all-new high-speed and precise AF driving system.

Product Information:

  • Superb optical performance, including both outstanding image quality and beautiful background blur effects (bokeh), provided by fast F/2.8 aperture.
  • Comfortably light weight (550g / 19.4 oz) and compact (117.8mm / 4.6 in).
  • Close-focusing; Minimum Object Distance: 0.19m / 7.5 in at wide-angle setting and 0.39m / 15.3 in at the telephoto position.
  • All-new “RXD” stepping motor AF unit is extremely quiet and therefore perfect for video capture.
  • Exciting next-generation design keeping the brand consistency that is ergonomically superb.
  • Moisture-Resistant Construction and Fluorine Coating for weather protection.
  • Compatible with the “Direct Manual Focus (DMF)” feature that enables Sony cameras to instantly switch between autofocus and manual focus.

* Specifications, appearance, functionality, etc. are subject to change without prior notice.

See the full press release at Tamron.

Related posts:

  1. Leaked: First Image of Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 Di III RXD Lens
  2. Confirmed: No Sony A-mount Version of Tamron SP 70-200mm f/2.8 Di VC USD G2 Lens
  3. Tamron Announced SP 90mm f/2.8 Di Macro Lens for Sony A-mount
  4. New Tamron SP 24-70mm f/2.8 DI VC USD G2 Lens Coming in Late 2017
  5. New Tamron SP 90mm f/2.8 Di MACRO 1:1 VC USD Lens Coming on February 22


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