News

June 13, 2013
Tamron Co., Ltd.

Tamron Announces the Launch of
SP 70-200mm F/2.8 Di USD (Model A009)
For Sony mount

June 13th, 2013, Saitama, Japan - Tamron Co., Ltd. (President and CEO: Morio Ono / Headquarters: Saitama City), a leading manufacturer of optical equipment, announced the release of a full-size, high-speed telephoto zoom lens equipped with USD (Ultrasonic Silent Drive) *1 in Sony mount model that achieves leading-edge image quality.

The SP 70-200mm F/2.8 Di USD (Model A009) for Sony will be first released in Japan on June 27th, 2013 and subsequently elsewhere.

SP 70-200mm F/2.8 Di USD (Model A009)

SP 70-200mm F/2.8 Di USD (Model A009)
For Sony mount

Product Name Date of Launch (in Japan)
SP 70-200mm F/2.8 Di USD*2
(Model A009)
for Sony
June 27th, 2013 in Japan
and subsequently elsewhere

*1 USD (Ultrasonic Silent Drive) is Tamron's proprietary ultrasonic motor drive.
*2 The Sony mount model does not include VC because the body of Sony digital SLR cameras includes image stabilization functionality. The product name for Sony cameras is "SP 70-200mm F/2.8 Di USD" without the VC designation.

Compatible Mounts: Canon, Nikon, Sony
The Sony mount model will be first released in Japan on June 27th, 2013 and subsequently elsewhere. The Canon mount and the Nikon mount are now on sale.

Specifications

Model: A009
Focal length: 70-200mm
Maximum aperture: F/2.8
Angle of view (diagonal): 34゜21'- 12゜21' (with full-size SLR cameras)
22 ゜33'- 7゜59' (with APS-C sized sensor digital SLR cameras)
Lens construction: 23 elements in 17 groups
Minimum focus distance: 1.3m (51.2 in)
Maximum magnification ratio: 1:8 (at f=200mm: MFD1.3m)
Filter size: Φ77mm
Length*1: 190.3mm (7.5 in)*
Entire length*2: 195.1mm (7.7 in)*
Diameter: Φ85.8mm
Weight: 1,425g (50.2oz)*(including detachable tripod mount)
No. of diaphragm blades: 9 (rounded diaphragm*3)
Minimum aperture: F/32
Standard accessory: Flower-shaped lens hood
Compatible mounts: Canon, Nikon, Sony

- Specifications, appearance, functionality, etc. may be changed without prior notice.
*Length, entire length and weight values given are for the Sony mount.
*1: Length is the distance between the mount face and the tip of the lens.
*2: Entire length is the distance between the tip of the lens and the tip of the protrusion.
*3:This rounded diaphragm retains a nearly circular shape even when taken two stops down from its fully open state.