Tamron SP 150-600mm G2 lens test results now available on DxOMark. As you know the “G2” stands for second generation but the score of this lens is a little lower than the old version.
Tamron SP 150-600mm G2 lens test results shows a score of 19 points. Tested on the Canon EOS 5D S R DSLR, the lens shows off has good sharpness levels, particularly at the shorter end of the zoom range.
According to DxOMark test, the sharpness falls quite rapidly from around 300mm. Otherwise the G2 has low distortion and vignetting, and control of lateral chromatic aberration is excellent.
Tamron SP 150-600mm G2 Lens Test Posted by DxOMark
SP 150-600mm f/5-6.3 Di VC USD G2 vs. SP 150-600mm F/5-6.3 Di VC USD
From DxOMark conclusion:
Tamron has done much more than just a casual update of this lens, having totally redesigned the exterior, added improved weather sealing and a new quick-locking mechanism to maintain a set focal length, and even included a built-in Arca-Swiss compatible lens plate in the foot of the removable tripod collar.
New model adds improvements to several features including the speed and accuracy of the Vibration Compensation and auto focus systems. In the US, the The SP 150-600mm F5-6.3 Di VC USD G2 lens is available for $1,399.