Tamron 70-180mm F2.8 Di III VXD is an Auto Focus (AF) Telephoto Zoom
lens with 35mm FF max sensor coverage and it is designed to be used with Sony E mount cameras.
Tamron 70-180mm F2.8 Di III VXD 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 A1
and Sony A7c
Max sensor coverage of Tamron 70-180mm F2.8 Di III VXD is 35mm FF
Tamron 70-180mm F2.8 Di III VXD has a focal range of 70-180mm and 2.6X zoom ratio. When it is mounted on an APS-C sensor camera with 1.5x crop, it provides an 35mm (FF) equivalent of 105 - 270mm.
Tamron 70-180mm F2.8 Di III VXD 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 70-180mm F2.8 Di III VXD 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 70-180mm F2.8 Di III VXD is a fixed aperture lens with a constant max aperture of f2.8 from 70mm all the way to the 180mm .