In this review, we will be comparing Tamron SP 15-30mm F2.8 Di VC USD G2 and Tamron 15-30mm f2.8 VC USD, two Wideangle Zoom lenses by Tamron. Both lenses have the same focal length and max apertures of 15-30mm focal range and a max aperture of F2.8 so they are very comparable in this regard.
We will start with briefly looking and the main specs of these two lenses and in the section, we will start analyzing in more detail and list the pros and cons of each lenses.
What type of photography are the Tamron SP 15-30mm F2.8 Di VC USD G2 and Tamron 15-30mm f2.8 VC USD lenses good for?
The type of photography that you are planning to use is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated the Tamron SP 15-30mm F2.8 Di VC USD G2 and the Tamron 15-30mm f2.8 VC USD for their suitability to various photography scenarios:
||Tamron SP 15-30mm F2.8 Di VC USD G2
||Tamron 15-30mm f2.8 VC USD
|Landscape||Very Good||Very Good|
Size and Weight Comparison
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 15-30mm f2.8 VC USD weighs 1100g, 0% (10g) lighter than the Tamron SP 15-30mm F2.8 Di VC USD G2's weight of 1110g.
Below you can find the dimension and weight table of the 'Wideangle Zoom Lenses in Nikon F (FX) Mount for size comparison purposes.
Wideangle Zoom Lenses in Nikon F (FX) Mount for Size Comparison
Both Tamron SP 15-30mm F2.8 Di VC USD G2 and Tamron 15-30mm f2.8 VC USD has the same Nikon F (FX) lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Nikon F (FX) lenses are Nikon D6, Nikon D780 and Nikon D3500.
Tamron SP 15-30mm F2.8 Di VC USD G2 is also available in Canon EF mount.
Tamron 15-30mm f2.8 VC USD is also available in Canon EF and Sony Alpha mounts.
Both lenses have the same focal range of 15-30mm and the fastest aperture of F2.8.