Rumored Tamron Lenses : Pakecake, Fast Glass, Telephoto and More

Tamron is rumored to release the following new full-frame lenses. The third-party lens manufacturer has released a lot of excellent lenses for E-mout.

The next batch of Tamron lenses will be pancake, past aperture prime and a long telephoto zoom. This rumor sound very plausible since all of these designs can be made compact and light, which are the kinds of lenses Tamron is well known for making for E-mount.

  • Tamron 35mm f/3.5 Di III OSD (Pancake)
  • Tamron 45mm f/1.4 Di III USD
  • Tamron 90mm f/1.8 Di III USD
  • Tamron 150-400mm f/2.8-5.6 Di III VC VXD

Tamron 17-28mm f/2.8 Di III RXD FE: Adorama
Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 Di III VXD G2 FE: Adorama
Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 Di III RXD FE: Amazon
Tamron 35-150mm f/2-2.8 Di III VXD: Adorama
Tamron 70-180mm f/2.8 Di III RXD FE: Adorama
Tamron 28-200mm f/2.8-5.6 Di III RXD FE: Adorama

Tamron 20mm F/2.8 Di III OSD M1:2(Model F050): Adorama
Tamron 24mm F/2.8 Di III OSD M1:2(Model F051): Adorama
Tamron 35mm F/2.8 Di III OSD M1:2(Model F053): Adorama

Via SonyAddict

Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 Di III VXD G2 vs Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 Di III RXD Comparison

Here is an excellent review of the Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 Di III VXD G2 vs Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 Di III RXD Comparison.

The 28-75mm F2.8 Di III VXD G2 has been redesigned to make use of a VXD linear focus motor, rather than the RXD stepper motor used in the original lens

The Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 Di III VXD G2 has some slight advantages over the Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 Di III RXD, which you can see below.

Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 Di III VXD G2:
B&H Photo / Amazon

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Tamron 17-28mm f/2.8 Di III VXD G2 Lens to be Announced Soon

According to the latest rumors, the new Tamron 17-28mm f/2.8 Di III VXD G2 Lens for Sony E-mount will be announced at the end of the year.

This new lens will used VXD drive to achieve faster AF speed and accuracy. Tamron has received high praise with the introduction of the version II standard zoom lens 28-75mm f/2.8 Di III VXD G2 Lens (Model A063).

Tamron has already released the 28-75mm f/2.8 Di III VXD G2 Lens, and it is natural to update the 17-28mm f/2.8 Di III RXD lens.

Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 Di III VXD G2:
B&H Photo / Amazon

Tamron Patent for 18-50mm f/3.6-5.3 APS-C and 24-120mm f/4.0 FF Lenses

New Tamron patent discloses the 18-50mm f/3.6-5.3 for APS-C and 24-120mm f/4.0 for FF lenses.

Tamron has filed a new patent for a 18-50mm f/3.6-5.3 for APS-c sized mirrorless cameras. If you can achieve reasonably good optical performance with this spec, it will be one of the popular Tamron lenses. Continue reading “Tamron Patent for 18-50mm f/3.6-5.3 APS-C and 24-120mm f/4.0 FF Lenses”

Tamron Released Firmware Update for 20mm, 24mm, and 35mm F2.8 Di III OSD M 1:2 Lenses

Tamron Issues Firmware Update for 20mm, 24mm, and 35mm F2.8 Di III OSD M 1:2 Lenses.

Firmware update notice

Thank you for your continued patronage of Tamron products. On our website dated December 23, 2021, our lenses 20mm F / 2.8 Di III OSD M1: 2 (Model F050), 24mm F / 2.8 Di III OSD M1: 2 (Model F051), 35mm F / 2.8 Di III OSD M1: 2 (Model F053) We have posted a notice that a malfunction will occur for Sony E-mount, but we are pleased to inform you that it has been improved by updating the firmware. Continue reading “Tamron Released Firmware Update for 20mm, 24mm, and 35mm F2.8 Di III OSD M 1:2 Lenses”

Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 Di III VXD G2 Officially Announced

Tamron has announced a 28-75mm f/2.8 Di III VXD G2 zoom lens for full-frame Sony E-mount bodies, alongside a second-gen version of its  .

The 28-75mm F2.8 Di III VXD G2 has been redesigned to make use of a VXD linear focus motor, rather than the RXD stepper motor used in the original lens. This should result in faster, smoother autofocus.

Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 Di III VXD G2 Lens at B&H. Continue reading “Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 Di III VXD G2 Officially Announced”

Tamron 35-150mm F/2-2.8 Di III VXD Lens for Sony E-mount

The Tamron 35-150mm F/2-2.8 Di III VXD is the world’s first mirrorless zoom lens with a maximum wide-open aperture of F2.

The 35-150mm F2-2.8 is a zoom lens that covers the range from wide-angle (35mm) through telephoto (150mm) and is ideal for travel photography.

Tamron 35-150mm f/2-2.8 Di III VXD Lens at B&H.

The new Tamron 35-150mm F/2-2.8 Di III VXD will be available from October 28, 2021 priced at £1599.99 in the UK and $1899.99 in the US. Continue reading “Tamron 35-150mm F/2-2.8 Di III VXD Lens for Sony E-mount”

Tamron 35-150mm f/2-2.8 & 28-75mm f/2.8 Lenses Product Pages, Images Leaked

Here are the leaked product page and images of the Tamron 35-150mm f/2-2.8 Di III VXD Lens (Model A058) and 28-75mm f/2.8 Di III VXD G2 Lens (Model A063) for Sony E-mount. Release date is scheduled for October 28, 2021.

Tamron 35-150mm f/2-2.8 Di III VXD Lens at B&H.

Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 Di III VXD G2 Lens at B&H.

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Tamron 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di III-A VC VXD Lens Announced

Tamron reveals 18-300mm F3.5-6.3 APS-C lens for Sony E mount cameras. The lens, which is roughly a 27–450mm full-frame equivalent, is constructed of 19 elements in 15 groups, including three hybrid aspherical elements and four low dispersion (LD) elements.  features a maximum aperture range of F3.5 through F6.3, a minimum aperture range of F22 through F40, uses a seven-blade circular aperture diaphragm and has a 67mm front filter thread.

The US price of the lens is $699 and it will be released on September 24, 2021. Now the new Tamron 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di III-A VC VXD Lens for Sony E-mount is available for pre-order at B&HAdorama.

Pre-order links:

Tamron 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di III-A VC VXD Lens for Sony E: $699 at B&HAdorama.

Tamron 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di III-A VC VXD Lens for Fujifilm X: $699 at B&HAdorama.

Key Features

  • E-Mount Lens/APS-C Format
  • 27mm-450mm (35mm Equivalent)
  • Aperture Range: f/3.5 to f/22
  • VXD Linear AF Motor
  • Maximum Magnification: 1:2
  • VC Image Stabilization
  • Weather-Sealed Construction

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Tamron 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di III-A VC VXD Lens Development Announced

Tamron has announced the development of the 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di III-A VC VXD lens for Sony E-mount, as well as for Fujifilm X-mount for the first time.

Press Release: Continue reading “Tamron 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di III-A VC VXD Lens Development Announced”