Tamron has patented a new standard zoom lens in Japan. The new patent describes the Tamron 28-70mm f/3.5-5.6 VC lens designed for full-frame mirrorless cameras.
The optic in the patent application features a focal range between 28mm and 70mm along with a maximum aperture range of f/3.5-5.6. The standard zoom lens seems to feature built-in image stabilization technology.
This would be good news for the current users of Sony A7-series E-mount cameras with full frame image sensor. As Tamron produce such good lenses with an affordable price. See the image and patent details below.
Tamron 28-70mm f/3.5-5.6 VC Lens Patent
Take a look at the patent details below translated by Google.
Patent Publication No. 2016-90745
- Published 2016.5.23
- Filing date 2014.10.31
- F-number = 3.61 The ～ 5.00 to 5.77
- Focal length = 28.91 ~ 44.97 ~ 67.84mm
- Half angle of view (ω) = 37.95 ~ 25.86 ~ 17.64 °