Tamron 18-200mm f3.5-6.3 III VC is an Auto Focus (AF) SuperZoom
lens with APS-C / DX max sensor coverage and it is designed to be used with Sony E mount cameras.
Lenses in Sony E Mount with Same Focal and Aperture Range
Tamron 18-200mm f3.5-6.3 III VC is compatible with cameras that have Sony E
lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras with Sony E lens mount are Sony ZV-E10
, Sony A6600
and Sony A6100
Max sensor coverage of Tamron 18-200mm f3.5-6.3 III VC is APS-C / DX
Tamron 18-200mm f3.5-6.3 III VC has a focal range of 18-200mm and 11.1X zoom ratio.
Optical Image Stabilization
Tamron 18-200mm f3.5-6.3 III VC features an optical image stabilization system which helps to reduce the blur that occurs due to shaking during hand-held shooting.
Tamron 18-200mm f3.5-6.3 III VC is available in Black and Silver color.
Tamron 18-200mm f3.5-6.3 III VC features Rotary (extending)
zoom method where the length of the lens changes as you zoom in or out. This makes it possible to design the lens with a smaller minimum length ( generally when it is zoomed out) compared to internal zoom lenses. The disadvantages of this design are being harder to seal against dust and moisture, weight balance shifting while zooming and zoom creep in certain lenses.
Tamron 18-200mm f3.5-6.3 III VC has a Zoom lock
feature which eliminates Zoom creep where focal length of the lens changes with gravity when it's held downwards or upwards.
Tamron 18-200mm f3.5-6.3 III VC is a variable aperture lens with a max aperture of f3.5 and a minimum aperture of f22 at 18mm, and a max aperture of f6.3 and minimum aperture of f40 at 200mm .
Tamron 18-200mm f3.5-6.3 III VC's optical formula consists of 17 elements in 13 groups. Following special elements are used in this design:
- Two LD elements
- three Glass Molded Aspherical Lenses
- one XR (Extra
Refractive Index) glass element
- one Hybrid Aspherical Lens.