Tamron Announces the 28-200mm f/2.8-5.6 Di III RXD Lens for Sony E

Tamron Announces the 28-200mm f/2.8-5.6 Di III RXD Lens for Sony E

For Sony shooters looking for an all-in-one lens that can handle a wide variety of situations, Tamron has announced the new Tamron 28-200mm f/2.8-5.6 Di III RXD. Here is what you can expect! 

The Tamron 28-200mm f/2.8-5.6 Di III RXD lens is the latest from the company and offers Sony shooters a versatile range of focal lengths sure to make it a great option for travel work, photo walks, or any situation where you need to be able to get a variety of shots without changing lenses. 

The 28-200mm f/2.8-5.6 features 18 elements in 14 groups, a useful maximum magnification of 0.32x, GM (Glass Molded Aspherical), hybrid aspherical, XLD (eXtra Low Dispersion), and LD (Low Dispersion) for control of aberrations and increased sharpness and contrast, BBAR (Broad-Band Anti-Reflection) coating for reduced ghosting and flares, RXD (Rapid eXtra-silent stepping Drive) stepping motor for quick and quiet autofocus, full-time manual focus override, moisture-resistant construction, fluorine coating for protection against dirt and oil, zoom lock switch, and a rounded seven-blade diaphragm for smooth bokeh. At 1.27 lbs (575 g), it also looks to be a fairly portable lens. 

The 28-200mm f/2.8-5.6 Di III RXD is priced at $729 and can be preordered here.

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2 Comments

Barry Strawbridge's picture

If the reviews are good, I might pick it up.

Chris Fowler's picture

That's a great price for a versatile lens. If I were to swap my APSC for a full frame, I would need a budget friendly all in one lens like this.