Tamron 24-70mm f2.8 VC USD is an Auto Focus (AF) Standard Zoom
lens with 35mm FF max sensor coverage and it is designed to be used with Sony Alpha mount cameras.
Lenses in Sony Alpha Mount with Same Focal and Aperture Range
Tamron 24-70mm f2.8 VC USD is compatible with cameras that have Sony Alpha
lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras with Sony Alpha lens mount are Sony A99 II
, Sony A68
and Sony A77 II
Max sensor coverage of Tamron 24-70mm f2.8 VC USD is 35mm FF
Tamron 24-70mm f2.8 VC USD has a focal range of 24-70mm and 2.9X zoom ratio. When it is mounted on an APS-C sensor camera with 1.5x crop, it provides an 35mm (FF) equivalent of 36 - 105mm.
Optical Image Stabilization
Tamron 24-70mm f2.8 VC USD features an optical image stabilization system which helps to reduce the blur that occurs due to shaking during hand-held shooting.
Tamron 24-70mm f2.8 VC USD is available in Black color.
Tamron 24-70mm f2.8 VC USD 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 24-70mm f2.8 VC USD 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 24-70mm f2.8 VC USD has a Max Magnification Ratio of 0.21x
and has a minimum focusing distance of 0.38m
Tamron 24-70mm f2.8 VC USD is a fixed aperture lens with a constant max aperture of f2.8 from 24mm all the way to the 70mm .
Tamron 24-70mm f2.8 VC USD's optical formula consists of 17 elements in 12 groups.