Tamron's next generation 18-270mm, the world’s lightest, smallest 15x zoom optimized for use on APS-C- DSLRs, continues the pursuit of the ideal all-in one zoom lens. Combining prior award-winning achievements with new engineering breakthroughs yielded the remarkable 18-270mm F/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD (Piezo Drive). Special piezoelectric technology now delivers faster, quieter precision autofocusing. Tamron's exclusive tri-axial VC (Vibration Compensation) image stabilization, featuring three pairs of driving coils and low-function ball bearings placed around the VC optical group, combats camera shake-related image blur. It's Tamron VC that allows handheld shooting at as many as four shutter speeds slower than otherwise possible with a dramatically stable viewfinder experience. Compactness and light weight are preserved, thanks in part to the VC mechanism's newly-developed moving coil mechanism.
Defining compositional freedom the 18-270mm Di-II VC's incredible 15x zoom range provides a 35mm picture angle equivalency of 28mm to 419mm, with image fidelity assured by advanced optical design featuring LD glass and aspherical optics, working in concert to render crisp, colorful and faithful images.
Lens Construction (Groups/Elements): 13/16
Angle of View: 75°33' - 5°55' (APS-C size equivalent)
Diaphragm Blade Number: 7
Minimum Aperture: F/22 ~ F/40 (18mm-270mm)
Minimum Focus Distance: 19.3in.(0.49m) (entire zoom range)
Macro Magnification Ratio: 1:3.8
Filter Diameter: 62mm
Weight: 450g (15.9oz)*
Length: 3.5in (88mm)**
Entire Length: 3.8in (96.4mm)**
Diameter: 2.9in (74.4mm)
Accessory: Flower-shaped Lens hood
*values given for Nikon AF cameras, other lenses may vary slightly
**Length is the distance between the mount face and the tip of the lens. Entire length is the distance between the tip of the lens and the tip of the protrusion.