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TAMRON announces the launch of world’s first all-in-one zoom with 16.6x zoom ratio for Sony E-mount

Tamron Co., Ltd. (President & CEO: Shiro Ajisaka), a leading manufacturer of optics for diverse applications, announces the launch date of the Sony E-mount model 18-300mm F/3.5-6.3 Di III-A VC VXD (Model B061), an all-in-one zoom lens for APS-C mirrorless cameras on September 24, 2021.This is the model announced on July 21, 2021. Due to the current global health crisis, the release date or product supply schedule could change.

PRODUCT NAME
18-300mm F/3.5-6.3 Di III-A VC VXD (Model B061)
For Sony E-mount
*The FUJIFILM X-mount model to be announced separately.

DATE OF LAUNCH
The Sony E-mount model: September 24, 2021
*Due to the spread of COVID-19, the release date or the product supply schedule could be delayed.

The 18-300mm F3.5-6.3 VC VXD covers a wide zoom range from approximately 27mm to 450mm in full-frame equivalent focal length. The first APS-C mirrorless camera zoom lens in the world with a 16.6x zoom ratio, the lens delivers the benefits of a versatile all-in-one zoom lens ideal for an extensive array of photographic scenarios. Its AF drive system uses TAMRON’s VXD (Voice-coil eXtreme-torque Drive) linear motor focus mechanism for superior quietness and agile performance. The lens includes special lens elements arranged precisely to maintain high resolution performance from edge-to-edge and provide high image quality making it the best of all all-in-one zoom lenses.

Moreover, with an MOD (Minimum Object Distance) of 0.15m (5.9 in) at the 18mm wide end and a remarkable maximum magnification ratio of 1:2, this lens performs astonishingly well when shooting up close. The lens is equipped with TAMRON’s proprietary VC (Vibration Compensation) mechanism, effectively reducing image blur caused by camera shake in low-light conditions or in the ultra-telephoto range at slower shutter speeds.

Also, same as most other TAMRON lenses for mirrorless cameras, the lens features a unified 67mm filter size. With a wide variety of other features for comfortable shooting, this is a highly versatile lens that allows you to easily enjoy high image quality from wide-angle to ultra-telephoto.