Tamron have today announced two new long range zoom lenses.

Here we go with the provided details, others such as pricing are still to be confirmed.

Tamron 16-300mm
F/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD MACRO

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Tamron is developing a cutting-edge high-power zoom lens, with expanded focal lengths at both wide-angle and telephoto ends of the zoom range, providing a zoom ratio of approximately 18.8X.

A high-performance, high-power zoom lens that delivers focal lengths extending from an unprecedented 16mm at the wide-angle end up to a long-range telephoto 300mm!
Incorporates PZD (Piezo Drive)*1 and Tamron’s exclusive VC (Vibration Compensation)*2 system to further enhance the real-world performance of this next-generation “all-round lens”.
February 6, 2014, Saitama, Japan – Tamron Co., Ltd. has announced the development of an advanced new all-in-oneTM zoom lens exclusively for digital SLR cameras with APS-C size image sensors that provides an amazing 18.8X zoom ratio. The lens sample will be on display at the Tamron booth at the CP+ 2014, which will be held from February 13 to 16 in Yokohama, Japan.
Responding to consumers’ demand for expanded focal lengths both at the wide-angle end of the zoom range and the telephoto end, Tamron has begun developing a completely new all-in-oneTM zoom lens design that provides an impressive focal length range extending from 16mm true wide-angle to 300mm super-telephoto.

Focal Length    : 16-300mm
Maximum Aperture    : F/ 3.5-6.3
Angle of View (diagonal)     : 82°12′ – 5°20′
Lens Construction     : 16 elements in 12 groups
Minimum Focus Distance    : 0.39m
Maximum Magnification Ratio     : 1:2.9 (at f=300mm: MFD 0.39m)
Filter Size    : φ67mm
Maximum Diameter    : φ75mm
Length*    : 99.5mm
Weight    : 540g
Diaphragm Blade Number    : 7 (circular diaphragm)
Minimum Aperture    : F/22-40
Standard Accessories    : Flower-shaped lens hood
Compatible Mounts     : Canon, Nikon, Sony

Specifications, appearance, functionality, etc. may be changed without prior notice
Length and weight are based on figures for the Nikon-mount lens.
* Length is the distance between the front tip of the lens and the mount face.

Prices and availability: TBA

Tamron 28-300mm F/3.5-6.3 Di VC PZD


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Tamron is developing an advanced new all-in-one™ wide-angle to
telephoto zoom lens for full-frame DSLR cameras

Innovative all-in-one™ zoom integrates state-of-the-art optical design, PZD (Piezo Drive)*¹ and Tamron’s exclusive VC (Vibration Compensation)*² system to achieve superb image quality in a remarkably compact, lightweight package.

February 6, 2014, Saitama, Japan – Tamron Co., Ltd. has announced the development of 28-300mm F/3.5-6.3 Di VC PZD (Model A010), an advanced new all-in-one™ zoom lens for full-frame DSLR cameras. The lens sample will be on display at the Tamron booth at the CP+ 2014, which will be held from February 13 to 16 in Yokohama, Japan.

Since the launch in 1992 of the 28-200mm (Model 71D) high-power zoom lens – which featured a revolutionary compact, lightweight design – Tamron has been continually expanding its portfolio of world class optics to benefit consumers.

Having revolutionized the optical design of the previous 28-300mm (Model A20), Tamron is developing a powerful new, high-power zoom lens for full-frame DSLR cameras that enhances image quality and incorporates the PZD (Piezo Drive)*¹—a standing-wave ultrasonic motor system optimized for swift, quiet AF—and the acclaimed VC (Vibration Compensation)*² mechanism in an amazingly compact configuration.

Featuring a new, sophisticated external finish, this lens complements the performance and style of full-frame DSLRs, while delivering the practical advantages of an all-in-one™ zoom lens.

Focal Length    : 28-300mm
Maximum Aperture    : F/3.5-6.3
Angle of View (diagonal)    : 75°23’ – 8°15’ (for full-frame format)
: 52°58’ – 5°20’ (for APS-C format)
Lens Construction    : 19 elements in 15 groups
Minimum Focus Distance    : 0.49m (19.3 in)
Max. Magnification Ratio    : 1:3.5 (at f=300mm: MFD 0.49m)
Filter Size    : Φ67mm
Maximum Diameter    : Φ74.4mm
Length*1    : 96mm (3.8 in)*
Weight    : 540g (19 oz)*
Diaphragm Blade Number    : 7 (circular diaphragm)
Minimum Aperture    : F/22-40
Standard Accessory    : Flower-shaped lens hood
Compatible Mount    : Canon/ Nikon/ Sony

Specifications, appearance, functionality, etc. may change without prior notice.
*Length and weight are based on figures for the Nikon mount model.
*1 Length is the distance between the front tip of the lens and the mount face.

Prices and availability: TBA

End. (06/02/14).