The Tamron 17-28mm f/2.8 Di III RXD FE lens for Sony E-mount price is $899 and it is now available for pre-order at major stores in US.
The new Tamron 17-28mm f/2.8 Di III RXD lens weighs in at just 420g and measure 99cm in length. It also offers a minimum object distance of 19cm at the wide-angle end of the focal range. The lens has superb optical quality, as is the FE 28-75mm f/2.8. It will have a competitive price around $899 much lower than Sony lenses.
Shipping will start on July 26, 2019.
Comprising a flexible wide-angle range, the 17-28mm f/2.8 Di III RXD from Tamron is a versatile zoom for full-frame Sony E-mount mirrorless cameras. Covering ultra-wide to wide focal lengths, this lens is particularly suitable for landscape, astrophotography, and architectural shooting.
Tamron 17-28mm f/2.8 FE Lens Highlights
- E-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
- Aperture Range: f/2.8 to f/22
- XLD and LD Elements
- BBAR and Fluorine Coatings
- RXD Stepping AF Motor
- Moisture-Resistant Construction
- Rounded 9-Blade Diaphragm
The lens has a total of 13 elements, including two low-dispersion and one extra-low-dispersion element. It has a BBAR coating to reduce ghosting and flare and a fluorine coating to resist fingerprints and moisture. It has a minimum working distance of 19cm (7.5″) and maximum magnification of 0.19x. The lens is threaded for 67mm filters, just like the 28-75.
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