18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 Di II VC (Model B018)
High-performance lens features VC image stabilization, improved AF and weighs just 400g (14.1 oz.)
August 6th, 2015, Saitama City, Japan - Tamron Co., Ltd. (President & CEO: Morio Ono), a leading manufacturer of precision optics, today announces the introduction of a new high-performance lens that zooms from 18 to 200mm for APS-C DSLR cameras.
The new 18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 Di II VC (Model B018) is the successor to AF 18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 XR Di II LD Aspherical [IF] MACRO (Model A14), which has been one of Tamron’s best-selling lenses since its introduction 10 years ago. The new 18-200mm VC uses the most modern optical and mechanical design to achieve compactness and high performance. Incorporating image stabilization, the 18-200mm VC delivers superior image quality and is the lightest zoom in its class. Tamron made full use of its long experience and expertise as a pioneering force in high-power zoom lenses to create an optimal all-in-one™ lens that opens up new photographic possibilities to all DSLR camera users.
* Among 18-200mm interchangeable lenses for APS-C DSLR cameras with O.I.S. (As of June, 2015. Source: Tamron)
Product name: 18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 Di II VC (Model B018） For Canon/ Nikon/ Sony*1
Date of Launch: August 24, 2015
The Canon and Nikon mount models will be first simultaneously launched. The launch date of the Sony mount model will be announced at a later date.
*1 The Sony mount version does not include VC because Sony DSLR bodies incorporate built-in image stabilization. The name of the Sony mount model is “18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 Di II” without the VC designation.
*2 VC (Vibration Compensation) is Tamron's proprietary image stabilization mechanism.
|Focal Length [mm]||18-200|
|Minimum Object Distance [m]||0.49 – 0.77m [18mm: 0.5m / 35mm: 0.77m / 180mm: 0.49m / 200mm: 0.5m]|
|Maximum Magnification Ratio||1:4|
|Filter Size [mm]||62|
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