Tamron officially announced the new SP 24-70mm f/2.8 Di VC USD G2 lens (Model A032) for Canon and Nikon DSLR cameras. The US price is $1,199, $100 less than the Sigma 24-70mm f/2.8 Art lens ($1,299), while the Nikon 24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR lens is $2,396.95, the Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM is $1,699. The Tamron SP 24-70mm F/2.8 Di VC USD G2 lens will start shipping in August for Nikon F-mount and September for Canon EF mount.
Introducing Tamron’s newly improved best-in-class, high-speed zoom lens
The new Model A032 high-speed zoom is designed to maximize the potential of the latest high-pixel-density cameras while delivering best-in-class image quality. Our proprietary eBAND Coating resists ghosting and flare, making this lens ideal for backlit photography. In addition to cutting-edge autofocus technology, the A032 offers the highest vibration compensation in its class,—with a CIPA image stabilization performance level of 5 stops. With Fluorine Coating and rugged, Moisture-Resistant Construction, the A032 is an excellent choice for outdoor photography. A built-in lock in the lens hood offers additional protection. The combination of advanced technology, versatility and superb image quality makes the easy-to-use A032 zoom an excellent choice for everything from landscapes and portraits.
Tamron SP 24-70mm f/2.8 Di VC USD G2 Lens Technical Specifications:
|Angle of View (diagonal)||84°04′-34°21′ (for full-frame format)
60°20′ -22°33′ (for APS-C format)
|Optical Construction||17elements in 12 groups|
|Minimum Object Distance||0.38m (15 in)|
|Maximum Magnification Ratio||1:5|
|Length||for Canon 111mm (4.4 in)
for Nikon 108.5mm (4.3 in)
|Weight||for Canon 905g (31.9oz)
for Nikon 900g (31.7 oz)
|Aperture Blades||9 (circular diaphragm)|
|Image Stabilization Performance||5 stops (CIPA Standards Compliant)|
|Standard Accessories||Lens hood, Lens caps, Lens pouch|
|Compatible Mounts||Canon, Nikon|
Read the full press release at Tamron.