Tamron has announced its 16-300mm F/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD Macro 18.8x superzoom lens for APS-C sized sensored DSLR cameras. It has a price tag for $629.
Nikon also just announced the new AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-300mm F/3.5-6.3G ED VR lens, which has the usual Vibration Reduction [VR] system, which can reduce shake by up to 4 stops. It has a price tag for $896.95.
To see the difference between Nikon 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3 vs. Tamron 16-300mm f/3.5-6.3 superzoom lenses, we have put together Nikon 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3 vs. Tamron 16-300mm f/3.5-6.3 specs comparison table below.
Nikon 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3 vs. Tamron 16-300mm f/3.5-6.3
Tamron’s superzoom is almost $250 cheaper at the price. We may have to look forward for sample images taken with both lenses. Here are the quick specifications comparison between the Nikon and Tamron lenses.
|Model||Tamron 16-300mm f/3.5-6.3||Nikon 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3|
|Angle of View (diagonal)||82°12’ – 5°20’||76° – 5°20′|
|Lens Construction||16 elements in 12 groups||16 elements in 12 groups|
|Minimum Focus Distance||0.39m (15.3 in)||0.48m (19.2 in)|
|Maximum Magnification Ratio||0.34x||0.32x|
|Length||99.5mm (3.9 in)||99mm (3.8 in)|
|Weight||540g (19 oz)||550g (19.4 oz)|