Review Lens: Tamron 18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 Di II (Model B018) Sony

Lens Overview - Tamron 18-200mm F/3.5

A truly versatile lens presented in a sleek form factor, this Tamron 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II Lens is designed for APS-C format Sony A mount DSLRs, where it will provide a 27-300mm equivalent focal length range. One hybrid aspherical element and one low dispersion element are incorporated into the optical design, and help to reduce distortions and aberrations throughout the zoom range for sharp, clear, and color-accurate imagery. Additionally, a DC motor gear train AF drive module is also featured, and helps to maintain fast, accurate focusing performance that is equally smooth and quiet to benefit both stills and video applications. Complementing the expansive zoom range and refined optical design, this 18-200mm also features a moisture-resistant construction to enable working in nearly any situation.

Covering wide-angle to telephoto perspectives, this lens is designed for APS-C format Sony A mount DSLRs and provides a 27-300mm equivalent focal length range.
Sleek profile and lightweight design make this lens suitable for everyday and travel photography.
One hybrid aspherical element and one low dispersion element help to control chromatic and spherical aberrations throughout the zoom range for increased clarity, sharpness, and color accuracy.
A DC motor gear train AF drive module provides fast and quiet focusing performance that is suitable for both still photography and movie recording applications.
Moisture-resistant construction helps to protect the lens when working in inclement conditions.
Rounded seven-blade diaphragm contributes to a smooth out-of-focus quality when working with selective focus or shallow depth of field techniques.
UPC: 725211018025

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Focal Length18 to 200mm (35mm Equivalent Focal Length: 27 to 300mm)
Maximum Aperturef/3.5 to 6.3
Minimum Aperturef/22 to 40
Lens MountSony A
Format CompatibilityAPS-C
Angle of View75° 33' to 7° 59'
Minimum Focus Distance1.61' / 49 cm
Maximum Magnification0.25x
Optical Design16 Elements in 14 Groups
Diaphragm Blades7, Rounded
Focus TypeAutofocus
Image StabilizationNone
Filter Size62 mm (Front)
Weight14.11 oz / 400 g

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Lens Technical

Tamron 18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 Di II (Model B018) Sony18-135mm F3.5-5.6 OSSFujifilm FUJINON XC 15-45mm F3.5-5.6 OIS PZ
Name Tamron 18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 Di II (Model B018) SonySony E 18-135mm F3.5-5.6 OSSFujifilm FUJINON XC 15-45mm F3.5-5.6 OIS PZ
Max Aperture At Min Focal f/3.5f/3.5f/3.5
Year 201520182018
Mount Type Sony Alpha DTSony EFujifilm X
Lens Type Lens Superwide,lens Wide,lens Medium,lens Telephoto,lens SupertelephotoLens Superwide,lens Wide,lens Medium,lens TelephotoLens Superwide,lens Wide,lens Medium
Auto Focus NoNoNo
Price $250$600$300
Lens Zoom ZoomZoomZoom
Lens Range 181815
Zoom Factor 111
Weight 1lb1lb1lb
Macro NoNoNo
Launch Date Aug. 2015Jan. 2018Jan. 2018
Brand TamronSonyFujifilm


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