Tamron Product Announcement – 150-600mm

Nov 8th, 2013

Tamron Product Announcement – 150-600mm

Tamron, distributed in Canada by Amplis Foto, announces the development of a revolutionary new 150-600mm Ultra-Telephoto Zoom Lens for full-frame and APS-C format DSLR cameras:


SP 150-600mm F/5-6.3 Di VC USD (Model A011)

Cutting-edge eBAND Coating and three LD (Low Dispersion) glass elements deliver superior imaging performance, while the latest built-in VC (Vibration Compensation)system broadens users’ horizons in achieving sharper handheld photographs.

November 7, 2013, Saitama, Japan – Tamron Co., Ltd. (President & CEO: Morio Ono), a leading manufacturer of precision optics, has announced the development of an innovative ultra-telephoto zoom lens with a focal length range of 150mm to 600mm for full-frame and APS-C format DSLR cameras. The lens sample will be on display in showcase at the Tamron booth at the Salon de la Photo 2013 which will be held from November 7 to 11 in Paris, France.

This all-new ultra-telephoto zoom lens features VC (Vibration Compensation) image stabilization, speedy, precise USD (Ultrasonic Silent Drive), state-of-the-art eBAND (Extended Bandwidth & Angular-Dependency) Coating, which significantly reduces the unwanted light reflections that cause flare and ghosting, and, in addition a sophisticated and stylish new external finish.

Its 4x ultra-telephoto zoom capabilities, with a focal length range from 150mm to 600mm, enhance the creative potential of telephoto photography, a captivating feature for all photographers, particularly nature, wildlife, and sports shooters. Launch date and pricing to be announced at a later date.

For further details, http://www.tamron.com/en/news/2013/1107.html


Model: A011
Focal Length: 150-600mm
Maximum Aperture: F/ 5-6.3
Angle of View (diagonal): 16°25’ – 4°8’ (for full frame format)
10°38’ – 2°40’ (for APS-C format)
Lens Construction :
20 elements in 13 groups
Minimum Focus Distance: 2.7m (106.3 in)
Maximum Magnification Ratio: 1:5
Filter Size: φ 95mm
Maximum Diameter: φ 105.6mm
Length*: 257.8mm (10.1 in)
Weight: 1951g (68.8 oz)
Diaphragm Blades: 9 (circular diaphragm)*5
Minimum Aperture: F32-40
Standard Accessories: Lens hood, detachable tripod mount
Compatible Mounts: Canon, Nikon, Sony

Tamron products are distributed in Canada by Amplis Foto Inc.