Tamron is a well-known third party lens manufacturer for DSLRs, located in Japan, and is now beginning to release lenses for mirrorless cameras. Tamron is credited for designing and popularizing the first "superzoom" (the 28-200mm for film SLRs).

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Tamron 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 DI III VC (E-Mount)

tamron 18-200 for nex

A superzoom for E-mount (NEX) cameras.

  • NEX coverage
  • built-in autofocus motor 
  • 17 elements in 13 groups 
  • 7-67° angle of view (horz)
  • 7-blade aperture diaphragm
  • apertures set by camera (f/3.5 to f/22)
  • 62mm filter thread, non-rotating on focus
  • 20" (0.5m) minimum focus, 1:3.7 magnification ratio
  • 4" (96.7mm) long, 2.7" (68 mm) diameter
  • 16.2 ounces (460g) weight
  • Black or silver finish
  • Includes petal-shaped lens hood

Note: Essentially identical to the second Sony 18-200mm lens.

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