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Tamron 28-75mm F/2.8 Di III RXD Lens Announced for Sony E-Mount

Tamron has announced the development of the 28-75mm F/2.8 Di III RXD Lens for Full-frame Mirrorless Cameras. The new high-speed standard zoom lens, 28-75mm F/2.8 Di III RXD is Tamron’s first ever lens for the Sony full-frame E-mount system.

The introduction of the 28-75mm F/2.8 Di III RXD signals Tamron’s plans to further expand and improve its lens lineup for 35mm full-frame mirrorless cameras.

The lens incorporates an all-new high-speed and precise AF driving system called RXD (Rapid eXtra-silent stepping Drive) which operates with remarkable quietness, making it perfect for video use. It’s also compatible with the “Direct Manual Focus (DMF)” feature that enables Sony cameras to instantly switch between autofocus and manual focus.

The Tamron 28-75mm F/2.8 Di III RXD will be available from mid-2018, price to be announced.

Tamron 28-75mm F/2.8 Di III RXD Lens Announced for Full Frame Mirrorless Cameras

Tamron 28-75mm F/2.8 Di III RXD Lens Announced for Sony E-Mount

This new lens delivers superb optical performance, including both outstanding image quality and beautiful background blur effects (bokeh). Photographers will enjoy dynamic wide-angle expressions like never before thanks to a minimum object distance of 0.19 m at the wide-angle zoom setting. Usefulness and versatility are enhanced by its compact size and lightweight, measuring only 117.8mm and weighing 550g.

The lens incorporates an all-new high-speed and precise RXD AF driving system. The RXD (Rapid eXtra-silent stepping Drive), stepping motor unit, operates with remarkable quietness, making it perfect for video use. The lens also features Moisture-Resistant Construction that is helpful in outdoor photography, plus hydrophobic Fluorine Coating that is highly resistant to fingerprints and debris. In addition, the lens is compatible with the “Direct Manual Focus (DMF)” system feature of Sony cameras, enabling this new zoom to take full advantage of the advanced functions that ensure comfortable user experiences.

Main features:

  • Superb optical performance, including both outstanding image quality and beautiful background blur effects (bokeh), provided by fast F/2.8 aperture.
  • Comfortably lightweight (550g) and compact (117.8mm).
  • Close-focusing; Minimum Object Distance: 0.19m at wide-angle setting and 0.39m at the telephoto position.
  • All-new “RXD” stepping motor AF unit is extremely quiet and therefore perfect for video capture.
  • Exciting next-generation design keeping the brand consistency that is ergonomically superb.
  • Moisture-Resistant Construction and Fluorine Coating for weather protection.
  • Compatible with the “Direct Manual Focus (DMF)” feature that enables Sony cameras to instantly switch between autofocus and manual focus.

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