Tamron 28-200mm F2.8-5.6 Di III is an Auto Focus (AF) Superzoom Zoom
lens with 35mm FF max sensor coverage and it is designed to be used with Sony E mount cameras.
Tamron 28-200mm F2.8-5.6 Di III is compatible with cameras that have Sony E lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Sony E lenses are Sony A7 IV, Sony ZV-E10 and Sony A1.
Tamron 28-200mm F2.8-5.6 Di III has a focal range of 28-200mm and 7.1X zoom ratio. When it is mounted on an APS-C sensor camera with 1.5x crop, it provides an 35mm (FF) equivalent of 42 - 300mm.
Tamron 28-200mm F2.8-5.6 Di III is a weather sealed lens which provides an extra protection to prevent water and dust get inside the lens and camera body under light rain, snow and wind. In order to have an effective protection, you have to pair the Tamron 28-200mm F2.8-5.6 Di III with a weather sealed camera body such as Sony A7 IV, Sony A1 and Sony A7c.
Tamron 28-200mm F2.8-5.6 Di III 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 28-200mm F2.8-5.6 Di III 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.
Maximum Magnification Ratio
Tamron 28-200mm F2.8-5.6 Di III has a Max Magnification Ratio of 0.32x and has a minimum focusing distance of 0.19m. For a non-macro lens, the 0.32x is considered a high magnification and will come handy for close-up shots.
Tamron 28-200mm F2.8-5.6 Di III is a variable aperture lens with a max aperture of f2.8 and a minimum aperture of f16 at 28mm, and a max aperture of f5.6 and minimum aperture of f32 at 200mm .
Tamron 28-200mm F2.8-5.6 Di III's optical formula consists of 18 elements in 14 groups . Following special elements are used in this design:
- hybrid aspherical
- extra-low dispersion
- low-dispersion elements
- BBAR coating
Tamron 28-200mm F2.8-5.6 Di III comes with a removable lens hood which is handy to reduce lens flare and glare in your photos.
Tamron 28-200mm F2.8-5.6 Di III is available in Black color.
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