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January 28, 2008
Tamron Co., Ltd.


Announcement of the launch date for three DiII lens series exclusively
for APS-C size format and a Di lens series for both APS-C and film format

Tamron Co., Ltd., announces that the company will launch three lenses exclusively for digital cameras with APS-C size format, and one zoom lens for full size format.

Product Name Date of Launch Schedule in Japan
SP AF70-200mm F/2.8 Di (Model A001)

for Canon, Nikon, Pentax and Sony
Canon: March 7, 2008

Nikon, Pentax and Sony:
to be determined
SP AF17-50mm F/2.8 XR Di II (Model A16)

for Pentax
March 7, 2008
SP AF17-50mm F/2.8 XR Di II (Model A16N II)

for Nikon with Built-In Motor
March 13, 2008
AF18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 XR Di II (Model A14N II)

for Nikon with Built-In Motor
March 7, 2008

Press Releases :

SP AF70-200mm F/2.8 Di (Model A001) for Canon

SP AF17-50mm F/2.8 XR Di II (Model A16) for Pentax

SP AF17-50mm F/2.8 XR Di II (Model A16N II) for Nikon with Built-In Motor

AF18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 XR Di II (Model A14N II) for Nikon with Built-In Motor