Tamron 28-70mm f/3.5-5.6 VC Lens Patent for Full Frame Mirrorless Cameras

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

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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

Example 1

  • 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 °

  • Sounds like a kit lens, not the thing dreams are made of.