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The new Tamron 18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 Di II VC (Model B018) is the successor to the 18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 XR Di II LD Aspherical [IF] MACRO (Model A14), which has been one of Tamron's best-selling lenses since its introduction 10 years ago. The new 18-200mm VC uses the most modern optical and mechanical design to achieve compactness and high performance. Incorporating image stabilization, the 18-200mm VC delivers superior image quality and is the lightest zoom in its class. Tamron made full use of its long experience and expertise as a pioneering force in high-power zoom lenses to create an optimal all-in-one lens that opens up new photographic possibilities to DSLR camera users.

 

Tamron 18-200mm all in one zoom lens

Lens Highlights

- A zoom range of 18 to 200mm (35mm equivalent: 28-310mm) means there is no need to change lenses even when switching from wide-angle shots in tight places to long telephoto shots of distant objects. Ideal for everything from large group photos, family pictures, portraits, scenery, animals, and school events. It’s even great for close-up shots (19.3" minimum object distance) of food or flowers.

 

Tamron 18-200mm zoom lens

 

- Greater portability at a weight of just 14.1 oz.-the lightest lens in its class. The lens covers the focal length range of 18 to 200mm and features Tamron's VC (Vibration Compensation). Tamron designed the 18-200mm VC to be as user-friendly as possible by emphasizing portability and convenience. You will appreciate the incredible balance and comfortable feel of this lens-even when used with the newest APS-C DSLR cameras.

 

- Camera vibration is magnified in telephoto images and when a slow shutter speed is used in dim lighting. Even beginners can take great photos at long distances, at night, and indoors-and avoid camera shake-thanks to Tamron's acclaimed VC mechanism. By incorporating a newly designed autofocus drive module with optimal DC motor-gear train integration, the 18-200mm VC also focuses much more quickly and quietly than models with conventional DC motors.

 

Tamron 18-200mm lens

 

- Featuring 16 elements in 14 groups, the 18-200mm VC uses a LD (Low Dispersion) lens element to minimize chromatic aberrations resulting in enhanced imaging performance in a lightweight package. Although it is light and compact with VC, Tamron's new lens also delivers amazing overall optical performance for an all-purpose lens. A circular, seven-blade aperture diaphragm maintains an almost perfectly round shape even at two stops down from its maximum aperture, providing desirable and beautiful bokeh with point light sources blurring into naturally rounded shapes.

 

Tamron 18-200mm

 

- For added dependability and longer life, Tamron's new lens features moisture-resistant construction that helps prevent damage caused by accidental exposure to wetness. The lens also comes with a Zoom Lock feature to prevent unwanted barrel extension when users carry their lens and camera body combinations with the lens pointed toward the ground.

 

Tamron’s new high-performance lens that zooms from 18 to 200mm for APS-C DSLR cameras is available for around $249 Canon and Nikon mounts. The Sony mount will be introduced at a later date.

 

Learn more about the Tamron 18-200mm Di II VC lens here >>>



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