The dynamic Tamron 150-500mm f/5-6.7 Di III VXD for full-frame-format Sony E-mount mirrorless cameras is a compact and versatile super-telephoto zoom lens well suited to capture a wide array of subjects ranging from landscapes and birds to sports and wildlife photography. The optical construction features 25 elements in 16 groups and utilizes special lens elements and hybrid aspherical lens elements to control chromatic aberrations. Each element features a BBAR-G2 coating to reduce flare and ghosting for high contrast and color accuracy. The VXD (Voice-coil eXtreme-torque Drive) linear motor focus mechanism delivers extreme high-speed and high-precision movement and ensures exceptionally responsive performance and is compatible with Sony Hybrid AF and Eye AF features in enabled cameras. The minimum object distance of 23.6" at 150mm end of the zoom range provides dynamic close-up imaging and add to the lens' remarkable overall usability.
The VC image stabilization facilitates shooting handheld at the 500mm ultra-telephoto position, and the Arca-type-compatible rotating tripod mount has integrated strap attachment loops for safety and support when shooting in the field. Designed and built with moisture-resistant construction for use in inclement conditions, plus a fluorine coating on the front lens element to protect against dust, dirt, and smudging.
|Focal Length||150 to 500mm|
|Maximum Aperture||f/5 to 6.7|
|Minimum Aperture||f/22 to 32|
|Lens Mount||Sony E|
|Angle of View||16° 25' to 4° 57'|
|Minimum Focus Distance||23.6" / 60 cm|
|Macro Reproduction Ratio||1:3.1|
|Optical Design||25 Elements in 16 Groups|
|Diaphragm Blades||7, Rounded|
|Tripod Collar||Removable and Rotating|
|Filter Size||82 mm (Front)|
|Dimensions (ø x L)||3.7 x 8.3" / 93 x 209.6 mm|
|Weight||4.2 lb / 1.9 kg|