Tamron SP 24-70mm F/2.8 Di USD For Sony Mount Announced

Tamron announced SP 24-70mm F/2.8 Di USD lens for Sony mount. This lens is full-size, high-speed standard zoom lens designed exclusively for Sony mount and equipped with USD (Ultrasonic Silent Drive).

The SP 24-70mm F/2.8 Di USD (Model A007) for Sony will be first released in Japan on April 18, 2013 and subsequently elsewhere.

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Tamron SP 24-70mm F/2.8 Di USD Specifications

Model: A007
Focal length: 24-70mm
Maximum aperture: F/2.8
Angle of view (diagonal): 84゜04′- 34゜21′ (with full-size SLR cameras)
60゜20′- 22゜33′ (with APS-C sized sensor digital SLR cameras)
Lens construction: 17 elements in 12 groups
Minimum focus distance: 0.38m (15.0 in)
Maximum magnification ratio: 1:5 (at f=70mm: MFD 0.38m)
Filter size: Φ82mm
Length*1: 108.5mm (4.3 in)*
Entire length*2: 116.9mm (4.6 in)*
Diameter: Φ88.2mm (3.5 in)
Weight: 825g* (29.1 oz)
No. of diaphragm blades: 9 (rounded diaphragm)
Minimum aperture: F/22
Standard accessory: Flower-shaped lens hood
Compatible mounts: Canon, Nikon, Sony

via Tamron Japan