A Review of the Tamron 20-40mm f/2.8 Di III VXD Lens

Tamron has continued to establish themselves as a company that creates both lenses that make smart compromises to get to affordable price points and others that push the boundaries of design. The new 20-40mm f/2.8 Di III VXD is quite the interesting option, sitting somewhere between a wide angle zoom and a standard zoom. This great video review takes a look at the new lens and the sort of performance and image quality you can expect from it in practice. 

Coming to you from Pav SZ, this excellent video review takes a look at the new Tamron 20-40mm f/2.8 Di III VXD lens for Sony E mount cameras. At $699, the 20-40mm f/2.8 comes with a variety of great features, including:

  • Minimum focusing distance of 6.7 inches (maximum magnification of 0.26x)
  • Rapid zoom ring with 65° of travel for quickly changing focal lengths
  • Moisture-resistant construction and fluorine coating on front element for protection against dust, moisture, and fingerprints
  • Compatibility with Sony Fast Hybrid AF and Eye AF
  • VXD (Voice-coil eXtreme-torque Drive) linear motor for quick and quiet autofocus suitable for photos and video
  • Weight: 12.9 oz (365 g)

All in all, the 20-40mm f/2.8 Di III VXD looks like another interesting lens from Tamron. Check out the video above for the full rundown. 

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