The type of photography that you are planning to use is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated the Tamron 18-200mm f3.5-6.3 III VC and the Sony E PZ 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 OSS for their suitability to various photography scenarios:
Size and Weight Comparison
Size of a lens is an important deciding factor when comparing two lenses.Sony E PZ 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 OSS is the longer of the two lenses at 99mm. The Tamron 18-200mm f3.5-6.3 III VC with a length of 97mm is 2mm shorter. Besides being longer, the Sony E PZ 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 OSS also has a larger diameter of 93mm compared to Tamron 18-200mm f3.5-6.3 III VC's 68mm diameter.
Weight of a lens is as important as its external dimensions, especially if you are planning to hand hold your camera and lens combination for longer periods. Tamron 18-200mm f3.5-6.3 III VC weighs 460g, which means it is 189g (29%) lighter than the Sony E PZ 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 OSS which has a weight of 649g.
Below you can find the dimension and weight table of the 'SuperZoom Lenses in Sony E Mount for size comparison purposes.
SuperZoom Lenses in Sony E Mount for Size Comparison
Both Tamron 18-200mm f3.5-6.3 III VC and Sony E PZ 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 OSS has the same Sony E lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Sony E lenses are Sony FX30, Sony ZV-E10 and Sony A6600.
Both lenses have the same focal range of 18-200mm and the fastest aperture of F3.5 - F6.3.